Preparation for the new Dean Davidson music video “American Prayer” is moving forward and will be filmed on location in Los Angeles. The first single “American Prayer” is being slated for June 2013 to hit iTunes, prior to the full length album that will be released in the fall 2013. Recorded & Mixed by Davey Rieley
Some wonderful positive thing’s have been coming together with Producer / Engineer Phil Nicolo and Dean Davidson. Dean started his first song on march 13th for the debut album titled, “Night Bird”. A New Label has come to a fruition for Producer Phil Nicolo. Dean and Phil will be recording the album sprinkled through the next two months. Dean Is actually playing all the drum tracks on the album except for one song “Tequila Hotel” performed by Kenny Aronoff. Dean Davidson: Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitars, Piano, Harmonica, and Drums & Percussion. Jim Miades: on Bass Guitar. Also, Vanessa Winters from an upcoming Americana band The Lawsuits will be on backing harmony vocals, Andrew Jay Keenan on Pedal Steel, Dave Barlow on Piano and Hammond Organ. Music video Is being filmed for the song and album title “Night Bird”. Filmed by Matt Porter. Also, A short documentary on the making of the album “Night Bird” with Dean Davidson, Phil nicolo, Chris Schwartz, Kenny Aronoff, Vanessa Winters, Jim MIades, ect…
Song and Music Video for “Night Bird” and Music Documentary will be Available before the debut release for “Night Bird” 2012.
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Remember former Britny Fox front man Dean Davidson? He posted the following update this morning:
Hello Rock n Roll Lovers! Dean Davidson & The Bedlam Hearts will be hitting the music scene with some old school rock n roll with there debut three song EP titled “Lost Souls On Broadway” coming 2012. The band Is getting ready to film a music video for the song “Rock and Soul” In january. The music video will be an extra bonus attached to the three song EP Disc. The band will be kicking off there first couple of shows In Philadelphia, Pa and planning shows across the U.S. Also, many openning shows for other artists.
Dean Davidson & The Bedlam Hearts are: Dean Davidson: lead vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica, piano. Eric Az: electric guitar, backing vocals. Tommy Chambers: drums. Chuck Leo: bass guitar, backing vocals. Joe DeLuca: hammond organ, piano.
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Hello hello everyone,
Im meeting with the folk rock americana band “The Lawsuits” hailing from Bucks County, Pa. The Lawsuits will be a big part of my New Album and New band, Dean Davidson & The Bedlam Hearts. Through November & December I’ll be laying down demos with the band before we start recording the new album “Our Unlived Life”. It’s been a pretty zig zag path for me the past two years. All that emotion will be heard for sure on the new album. So, stay tuned at www.deandavidson.com www.myspace.com/deandavidson & www.twitter.com/thebedlamhearts (my main website www.deandavidson.com has Icon Links for Twitter & MySpace)
Be well and Looking forward to the new year,
Former Britny Fox Singer Dean Davidson sent out the following update today!
Hello my friends
Hope all is well with you! I’ll be recording through the summer into the fall with Engineer / Producer Jim Salamone. The new debut album is Titled “OUR UNLIVED LIFE” with 11 new songs. Also my 2007 cd release “DRIVE MY KARMA” will be re-released and repackaged with new photos and new cd booklet design. Both albums will be available everywhere. Drive my Karma will be released on the same Indie record label as the New Debut Release “OUR UNLIVED LIFE”. so stay tuned for release dates.
On July 30th 2010 the full story will be up on my website http://www.deandavidson…com so check that out and tell your friends!
Porter Productions will be putting together the music film “BLACK COFFEE” Diredted by Matt Porter. Matt has been collecting film footage since 1993. New Interview footage, studio footage of the new album “our unlived life” and the full story from Laurie’s family and Dean, of the passing of Deans fiance Laurie Merritt. The highs and lows of the music business, the music Industry of the 80’s vs 2010. also photos of Deans first band “Kapture” from 1974… The film will be approximately 135 min long, Directed by Matt Porter.
Ok my friends, I’ll stop back with the latest on the recording of my new album “OUR UNLIVED LIFE”
Much love & peace
Unhappy with the direction Britny Fox was heading in, singer “Dizzy” Dean Davidson, left that group to form a brand new band, Blackeyed Susan.
From a musical perspective, Blackeyed Susan was probably a couple of steps above Britny Fox. The band had more of a bluesy rock sound in the vein of Aerosmith, that the hair metal sounds of Britny Fox. The metal screams that were commonplace on the Britny Fox albums were also gone. Dean Davidson sings in his natural voice on “Electric Rattlebone”.
Blackeyed Susan did have a song that was a minor hit called “None of It Matters”. This song incorporates a middle eastern flair in the guitar sound, which is kind of cool. Check out the video “None of it Matters” at this link.
“Sympathy” is a bluesy rocker that has a very cool slide guitar, mixed with some funky ragtime style piano playing.
“Ride With Me” reminds me a lot of the more acoustic bluesy numbers that Cinderella was doing on their album, “Heartbreak Station”.
“Old Lady Snow” is one of those songs with simple lyrics, but it is upbeat enough for it to get in your head and stay there.
“She’s So Fine” should have been a hit for Blackeyed Susan. It has catchy lyrics, good guitar work, and a very good beat. This song is one of my favorites on this record.
Even though the music on this disc was superior to anything else Dean Davidson had done previously, this album was a commercial failure. Mercury Records pulled the plug on their tour, and Blackeyed Susan crashed and burned. When this album originally came out, I expected this to be another hair metal CD, and this is nothing of the sort. I didn’t enjoy this very much back in the 90’s, but over the years, my taste has changed. I have grown to appreciate the music on “Electric Rattlebone”.
If you enjoy good bluesy hard rock, “Electric Rattlebone” is a disc you will want to pick up. This under rated gem has been out of print for years. You can find used copies of this CD, for next to nothing in the HRH music store.
Rating : Out of 10
1. Electric Rattlebone
3. None of It Matters
5. Ride With Me
6. Old Lady Snow
7. Don’t Bring Me Down
9. She’s So Fine
10. How Long
11. Best of Friends
13. Heart of the City
Black Eyed Susan is:
Dean Davidson – Vocals
Rick Criniti – Guitar
Tony Santoro – Guitar
Eric Levy – Bass
Chris Branco – Drums