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We are the Reality Party

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on April 30, 2015 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

HAPPY MONDAYS AND BLACK GRAPE STARS JOIN WE ARE THE REALITY PARTY ELECTION SINGLE


Bez and the We Are The Reality Party have launched an incredibly catchy new single called Right Now Is Forever, aiming to get to Number One on election day May 7th, as the Party aims to get elected in Salford and Eccles, and Worsley and Eccles South.


The double A sided single comes complete with another track, Bez's Manifesto, in which the Happy Mondays star sets out his politics, and he's joined on the tracks and four re-mixes by soul stars Loretta Heywood and Jennie Bellestar - lead singer of 80s group The Belle Stars - Happy Mondays' Mark Day and Black Grape's Kermit Leveridge.


Jennie gig 2nd May 2015, Ramsgate

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on April 26, 2015 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Next weekend live and direct from Ramsgate at The Kings Theatre Jennie Bellestar Matthias, with Legendary Skip McDonald Toby Evangelou Matt Smyth, and on the bill will be Don Letts: Marc Hebden Roots Locker Ska Shack and more - on this night we come out in support of an alternative party in the area of Thanet - a great way to spend a weekend if you fancy coming down - Darren Bennett Katie Dore my good friends from Deal and the rest of the mods I am right looking forward to seeing you all there. Jen xxx

Jennie pays tribute to her friend Steve Strange

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on February 22, 2015 at 4:45 AM Comments comments (1)

Jennie pays tribute to her friend Steve Strange on Chris Sullivan's radio show.  Steve Strange, better known as the New Romantic star from Visage, sadly died on 12 February 2015 aged only 55.  

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Lion's Pride by The Aim feat Jennie Matthias

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on December 11, 2014 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

BIG SHOUT OUT has to go to The AIM for getting down and doing something for the Food For All - Feeding the Poor charity, a lovely bunch of lads got together and chose a song to record for the cause in the hope that sales would assist the charity. I sing BV's on this one as a link to me and the charity, so if people want to do something charitable this Xmas for the hungry then PLEASE get yourself a copy of LION'S PRIDE coming to ya soon, Grant Judges Sean Hanna and the lads plus the lovely Lewis Griffiths who has kindly offered to put it out on Griffith's Label and is financing the single there-after - Nice one Darren Bennett for introducing me to these fabulous people, all of them stars and all of the caring people - THANK YOU from all at Food For All and Matchless Gifts and especially Jennie Matthias xx

Phantom Hitmen featuring Jennie Matthias

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on November 19, 2014 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

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Checkout Phantom Hitmen on Bandcamp https://phantomhitmen.bandcamp.com/

Sex, Drugs & HIV - album & DVD

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on August 4, 2014 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Sex Drugs & HIV album is finally being pressed this week.  Almost 20 years in the making, 40 songs & over 200 musicians, it will finally be available as a physical double CD + DVD !!!


All the tracks link up together as a complete music piece. The individual single mix's are available to download now.


For more info on the project visit www.sexdrugsandhiv.com 


Jennie features on 'Private Agenda' and also on the DVD.


Jennie & The Guitar Slingers

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on May 26, 2014 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Now it is time to prepare for a one week marathon music session with none other than The Guitar Slingers YES folks Jennie Matthias is teaming up with The lads to finish off a 14 track album that was written near on 3 years ago and we cannot wait to let you hear it, Tracks written by Jennie Matthias, Philip 'Doyley' Doyle Andy Kandil Bruno Malo and this particular demo below was written by Jennie and Tim W. Jones I am right looking forward to having a good giggle with this lot as I have missed working with them...can't wait xx

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The Sytle Selektors

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on February 22, 2014 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Jennie at Bona Fide Studios on 18 February 2014 recording 'Move on Up' with The Style Selektors for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

22Chillies featuring Jennie Bellestar Matthias

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on November 23, 2013 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

New vinyl release expected mid January 2014 by 22Chillies featuring Jennie Bellestar, Carmel Reynolds-Knowles, Denise Sachi Sherwood, poet guru Andy Thorley, Philip 'Doyley' Doyle, Andy Kandil and Trystan O'Connell with a special REDACTED version with Matthew Thair ...limited edition 100 pressing with poster.

 

The Crabs Corporation featuring Jennie

Posted by Malcolm McGregor on August 8, 2013 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Jennie has teamed up with The Crabs Corporation again - here's a sample advance from the upcoming 10' vinyl EP "The Many Faces Of The Crabs Corporation" (Jump Up Records, USA).

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