Los Angeles-based Cambodian-American rock band Dengue Fever (www.myspace.com/denguefevermusic) announced today that they will be releasing previously unavailable music via Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound (http://www.bowers-wilkins.com/) in support of European tour dates beginning June 18 at the Scala in London, England. The tracks will only be available to B&W Society of Sound subscribers for 30 days beginning June 24.
Dengue Fever also announced their first European dates of 2009 in support of these new recordings. Additional dates are to be added but here is a confirmed itinerary so far:
6/18 @ The Scala, London, England (w/ Don Letts)
6/19 @ Ekko, Utrecht, The Netherlands
6/20 @ Festival Mundial, Tilburg, The Netherlands
6/23 @ Registraur, Munich, Germany
6/25 @ John Dee, Oslo, Norway
6/26 @ Peace and Love Festival, Borlang, Sweden
6/30 @ Apolo 2, Barcelona, Spain
7/01 @ Sala Sol, Madrid, Spain
7/03 @ Festival De La Cite, Lausanne, Switzerland
7/04 @ Me You Zik Festival, Luxembourg
Dengue Fever recorded and mixed ten tracks over two sessions at Real World Studios in Box, England during breaks in the band’s 2008 European tour. The first session comprised studio recordings while the second was recorded live at a private performance held at Real World. The tracks, which amount to an album’s worth of material at more than 40+ minutes of music include: “The Province” (new song), “Tiger Phone Card” (new arrangement), “Mr. Orange” (new arrangement), “Hold My Hips” (new arrangement), “Doo Wop” (never-before-recorded studio version), “Pow Pow” (live), “Sober Driver” (live), “New Years Eve” (live), “Seeing Hands” (live) and “One Thousand Tears of a Tarantula” (live).
Bowers & Wilkins are working together with Real World on a unique and exciting collaboration called the Society of Sound where specially commissioned albums are made available to members through an exclusive and unique subscription-only music download club.
Dengue Fever have been invited by Peter Gabriel's Real World to be one of the chosen artists, and their Society of Sound album will be available as a glorious high quality lossless digital download for one month beginning on June 24.Â B&W are a global leader in high-end speakers and audio systems and their passion for sound make them a natural partner for Real World in the pursuit of outstanding music from all corners of the world.
ABOUT DENGUE FEVER
Dengue Fever (http://www.myspace.com/denguefevermusic) is Chhom Nimol – who sang regularly for the King and Queen of Cambodia - Ethan Holtzman (keyboards), Zac Holtzman (guitar), David Ralicke (horns), Senon Williams (bass) and Paul Smith (drums).
The band’s music has been featured in a number of film and television shows including CITY OF GHOSTS, MUST LOVE DOGS, BROKEN FLOWERS, HBO’s hit series TRUE BLOOD and twice on Showtime’s, WEEDS. They have released three albums, Dengue Fever, Escape From Dragon House, Venus On Earth and released their DVD/CD soundtrack to the documentary Sleepwalking Through The Mekong on April 14, 2009.