Highlight of this period, 'No Covers' was born in 2008: the 15 original tracks mixed in London by Pat Collier will establish their reputation as a stage group. Far from resting on their laurels, the Shaggy Dogs break the nail and the integration of a new drummer, Guilermo, in 2010 will open a new era for 'Shaggy Dogs'. They start working on their fourth album, with the first rule not to follow any recipe. Their credo: take extra-ordinary ingredients: pick up the English producer Al Scott - known for his collaborations with Joe Strummer, The Levellers, Johnny Thunders, Asian Dub Foundation or John Peel's renowned 'BBC Sessions' , In order to make a BluesRock'n'roll album. Do not forget to ask a friend specialist Stephen King and nevertheless HeavyRock'nrollBlues addict - Laurent Bourdier - to chisel texts beyond the classic clichés Sex, Drugs and Rock'n Roll.
And then choose, a talented illustrator - Uncle Red - who will have completely assimilated the legacy of an incisive Obey as well as the subtleties of Anglo-Saxon comics. 'Who Let the Shaggy Dogs Out ?!' is released in 2011 and allows the group to gain international recognition and shoot more intensively in Europe. They will represent France at the European Blues Challenge in 2013. They plunk the nail the same year with 'Renegade Party' which will also be very well received by critics, broadcast by Socadisc and supported by the Blues Radio Collective. They are surrounded by the same team (Al Scott, Uncle Red, Laurent Bourdier) and are constantly preaching their Fiesta Blues'n'Roll to Quebec, which will open their doors in the summer of 2014. 2015 will be the year of their sixth album, 'Bababoomba', completing the triptych initiated by 'Who Let the Shaggy Dogs Out ?!' four years earlier. In addition to the trio mentioned above, they join the services of sound engineer Jake Rousham, known for his work with (among others) Asian Dub Foundation, The Levellers, Marianne Faithfull, The Strypes and more recently on the project Wilko Johnson (Dr Feelgood) and Roger Daltrey (The Who).
2015 will also be the arrival of a fifth member to the piano / organ: Ben, which brings an even more roots color to the project! The adventure continues, new territories remain to be explored ... but it is certain that the Shaggy Dogs have not finished preaching their Fiesta Blues'n'Roll! Jacker: guitar - Toma: bass - Guillermo: Drums - Ben: Piano / Organ - Red: Vocals / Harmonica Website: Shaggy Dogs Facebook: Shaggy Dogs Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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