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Razmataz Lorry Excitement releases free 9 track mini-album If It Takes Me All Night Long Release Date: 3rd December

2012
This winter sees the much anticipated return of Newcastles one-man electronic dance party Razmataz Lorry Excitement. The comeback manifests itself in the form of 9 track mini-album If It Takes Me All Night Long and is RLEs first official release in over 2 years after taking a break to tour as guitar/synth player with acclaimed Sunderland Mercury Prize shortlisted act Field Music. If It Takes Me All Night Long follows the success of 2010 single A Year Short On Surprises which was widely received and especially championed by Radio1 DJ Huw Stephens - who on one occasion proclaimed the invention of a new genre for RLEs music on his show, describing it as Vehicle Glam!. The 9 tracks of the new mini-album pave the way for a slightly different direction for Razmataz Lorry Excitement. A darker, perhaps more melancholic sound than what weve heard from RLE previously, whilst still managing to maintain the intensity and pounding dance-ability that weve seen him consistently exhibit since 2008. The introduction and use of more guitar in these recordings are apparent, and RLE openly admits playing in Field Music has had direct influence on this especially so listening to a lot of Queen in the tour van! Lead track China Town is a torrent of interweaving electronic fuzz bass lines, retro synth sounds and smooth harmonised guitar. The track also features the wonderful vocal tones of Swedish singer/songwriter (and singer with Newcastle metal outfit Fathoms) Nathalie Stern, as well as wailing Saxophone executed by Martin Longstaff (from Sunderlands much revered The Lake Poets & B>E>A>K). If It Takes Me All Night Long will be available to download for free from RLEs Bandcamp page from 3rd December and available to preview and stream from Soundcloud the week before. The next instalment in RLEs popular mix podcast series Punk Is Daft will also be available to stream and download. Razmataz Lorry Excitements previous singles A Year Short On Surprises, The Worst Is Yet To Come & The Biggest Waste Of 33 Minutes have all received national radio airplay from such Radio 1 Djs as: Huw Stephens, Zane Lowe & Annie Mac along with 6 Musics Steve Lamacq, Nemone & Tom Robinson and XFMs John Kennedy. Video plays have also come from MTV2 and Ministry Of Sound TV. Huge support has also come from BBC Introducing leading to an appearance from RLE at Reading & Leeds Festival (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00dgbjj) to a hugely positive response including this review of Leeds Festival by the Guardian:
In a year short on surprises, the weekend's most unlikely triumph belongs to a Geordie on the unsigned stage calling himself Razmataz Lorry Excitement. His bonkers dance beats and Prince falsetto pull a large crowd in a contest otherwise carried by Las Vegas Killers and Glasvegas. Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 26th August 2008

A hugely important part of the Razmataz solo world is his mesmerizing and energetic live shows; RLE has been blowing away gig-goers with his electronic one man band performances and shrilling diva-esque vocals up and down the country and will continue to do so throughout the last part of 2012, the new year and beyond. Press/Radio contact: Emma Howe/Kittle PR info@kittlepr.com 07854011704 http://www.razmatazlorryexcitement.co.uk