Linzi Stoppard & Ben LeeRelease Rock Violin AnthemsAlbum
The duo are virtuoso musicians LinziStoppard and Ben Lee who harness theirStoppard and Ben Lee who harness theirexclusive Swarovski crystal signatureBridge electric violins, seize classic Rockg ,tracks and put them through the FUSEwringer! The duo debuted their,Swarovski-encrusted electric violinist.
The critically acclaimed eponymous debutalbum by FUSE was released in Mayalbum by FUSE was released in May2010.The duo are virtuoso musicians LinziStoppard and Ben Lee who harness theirStoppard and Ben Lee who harness theirexclusive Swarovski crystal signatureBridge electric violins, seize classic Rocktracks and put them through the FUSEwringer!
The results are radical, innovative butloving reinterpretations for violin Theloving reinterpretations for violin. Thealbum features 14 incredible tracksincluding Fix You by Coldplay, Michaelg y p y,Jacksons Beat It, Glorious by AndreasJohnson and a stunning blend of thefmediaeval O Fortuna from CarminaBurana and Zeppelins Kashmir.
All tracks have been reworked andreanimated in the unique Fuse way Thereanimated in the unique Fuse way. Theduo have had to invent new ways torender melodies that were vocal on theoriginal tracks.Fuse aim to prove that the electric violincan be as versatile as the electric guitar “a valedictory romp through I Love RockN Roll seems to seal the deal!
As Linzi says, "Its completely fresh, noone thought that what we do was evenone thought that what we do was evenpossible. Everything you hear is violins!The style that we use when we play isy p ymore akin to that of a guitar player, withmore soul and electricity “ literally!We chose work from artists that are hugestadium acts, and thats where we wantt b It i th t bi d th t f lto be. It is that big and that powerful -get some ear plugs! We specialise inblowing away peoples preconceptions "blowing away people s preconceptions.
Fuse are already finding friends in therock fraternity who appreciate what theyrock fraternity who appreciate what theydo. After raving, "I love what youvedone, how did you get that sound?",, y g ,Francis Rossi appears on the albumversion of Quos Down Down, Nickf ffMason of Pink Floyd offered his servicesas a drummer and Roger Daltrey askedLinzi and Ben to support him!Linzi and Ben to support him!
Linzi and Bens background is music allthe way “ though Linzi is also signed tothe way though Linzi is also signed toModels 1 and she and Ben have both justbecome Princes Trust Ambassadors.With both having had real successindividually in their careers thus far andyworked with an amazing array of world-beating musical talent, their comingt th FUSE t d thitogether as FUSE portends somethingreally special.
The sound that FUSE generate takesserious know-how and technical skill andserious know how and technical skill andlive it is nothing short of incendiary “ theviolins are generally accompanied by theg y p ysound of jaws dropping! Crazy Nightsindeed.
What FUSE do can have a truly globalappeal; there are no language barriersappeal; there are no language barriers.Whilst they are very proudly a stringband, listeners can sing along to the, g gchoruses that we all know.With the release of "FUSE", the duo willbe bringing their unique brand ofentertainment to a whole new audience,l t h th d !lets hope they are ready!
The Hotly-tipped duo debuted their brandnew million-pound Swarovski-encrustednew, million pound Swarovski encrustedviolins at an exclusive photocall held atHarrods. Linzi Stoppard of FUSE said,pp ,œThese violins are incredible, juststunning “ the light explodes off theSwarovski crystals.
We love the fact that whilst they havebecome pieces of art we can still playbecome pieces of art, we can still playthe songs from our new album˜FUSE onthem.For more info please see FUSE OfficialFor more info please see FUSE OfficialWebsite...http://www.fuseofficial.com/