Sgt Tenchipoos Lonely Blimey Allstar Band Head To Mexico For Debut

Sgt, Tenchipoos Lonely Blimey Band is a ten-piece band, not really a new band or super-group and yet in many ways, they are both. and together they have recorded “Mexico” a fantastic tribute to beautiful human being musician and friend.

Lyrics & music by Stef Flaming

The band features founder composer multi-instrumentalist Stef Flaming (Murky Red Transmission Rails), Pasi Koivu, (Corvus Stone, Colin Tench Project,Psychedelic Eye), Joey Lugassy (BunChakeze, Colin Tench Project and 2 time Emmy nominee), Petri Lindström (Petri Lindström Project, Progeland, Corvus Stone, Colin Tench Project), Peter Jones(Tiger Moth Tales, Red Bazar, Colin Tench Project), Eddie Young (Commercial Artist & Solo), Gordo Bennett (GorMusic, Colin Tench Project), Yolanda Flaming (Murky Red), Kim Mercken (Murky Red) Christo Pellani (Air Supply, Nina Hagen, Soundscape Pyramids)

In a statement from founding member & composer Stef Flaming.
A little while after Colin’s passing, a selection of musicians who worked with him over the years, lined up to form a tribute band to honor their lost friend. 

The track ‘Mexico’ was already written around 2015/2016, after a conversation with Colin about the joys of just playing guitar, and the lack of time to do so. It was meant as a musical playground with mood changes, tempo changes, and it was kept basic so he had plenty of open space to jam on. Whenever he wanted to, no deadlines, no intention of doing anything with it. Just for fun.

The lyrics are all about Colin, his BunBabes, his legendary BentleyMoaning Lisa, and because it was during his ‘Mexican period’, the title had to be ‘Mexico

Colin was always busy releasing and working on new albums, we all know his amazing legacy, and sadly he isn’t with us anymore to play on his track.

After his passing it was obvious that many musicians wanted to honor Colin, so Sonia Mota longtime friend and digital artist for Corvus StoneOceans5, Colin TenchProject, and Progeland came up with the plan of inviting former band members to fill in the open space on ‘Mexico’.

All invited musicians confirmed immediately and during the past year, I received breathtaking musical contributions which lifted the naked song up to a worthy Colin Tench-level.

It was such a joy to hear the love and effort everybody put into their parts, a big thank you to all of them for making this happen. It is an honour to work with such top-notch musicians.

Because of his love for the Beatles and his humoristic way of life, we named our tribute band ‘Sgt Tenchipoos. Lonely Blimey Band’. After all, it is a happy song, written for him while he still was amongst us nincompoops, making us all happy.

For this release, we are only missing percussions due to busy schedules, but now, a year after his passing, it is time to hand it over to his family, friends and fans. Later in 2019, an updated version will follow with the promised percussions.

Stef Flaming

Release Date is planed for January 11th, 2019

Sgt. Tenchipoos Lonely Blimey Band
Pasi Koivu – Hammond lead, 
Petri Lindström – bass,
Joey Lugassy – vocals,
Peter Jones – vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitars, bleeps, and felines,
Eddie Young – cello,
Gordo Bennett – guitars and orchestral,
Yolanda Flaming – vocals,
Kim Mercken – vocals  
Stef Flaming – vocals, guitars, keys, drums

Christo Pellani – percussion (to be recorded later)

Sgt. Tenchipoos Lonely Blimey Band Links
Website – Stef Flaming
Website – Yolanda Flaming
Facebook – Pasi Koivu
Website – Joey Lugassy
Website – Peter Jones
Website – Eddie Young
Website – Kim Mercken
Website – Gordo Bennett
Website – Christo Pellani

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Tiger Moth Tales // A Visit To Chigwick // Featured Video of the Week

A Visit To Chigwick is taken from the album Cocoon by Tiger Moth Tales.

Cocoon is a concept album on the subject of Childhood, and coming to terms with the loss of childhood. The journey goes through stages of Innocence, joy, imagination, stories, friendship, love, nature, nostalgia, grief, acceptance and rebirth.

“I would often write songs or instrumentals around a story or event. Sometimes these could be quite long pieces with unconventional structures. I suppose I always had a free form approach to composing, and although I didn’t know it at the time, I was writing music with progressive leanings from the age of eight well in to my teens.” (Pete)

Tiger Moth Tales is essentially the brain child of Nottinghamshire based composer, multi – instrumentalist and musician Peter Jones, who has been involved in the music industry performing around the UK and recording his own material since the late 90s At fifteen months old Pete lost his sight due to Retinoblastoma.

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The Gift Pre-Orders Now Open for 3rd Album “Why The Sea Salt”

Bad Elephant Music is proud to announce that they will be releasing ‘Why The Sea Is Salt’, the third album from London progressive rock band The Gift on 28th October 2016.

‘Why The Sea Is Salt’ consists of six superbly crafted songs, including one bona-fide epic in ‘All These Things’. As always the emphasis is on melody and lyricism, with the core writing team now bolstered by the return of founder member Leroy James and by classical pianist Gabriele Baldocci. Mike Morton’s heartfelt lyrics are at the fore, with themes including love, loss, rampant materialism and the nature of the sea.

The album is also graced by stellar guest performances from ex-Genesis guitarists Steve Hackett and Anthony Phillips, and by Tiger Moth Tales and Red Bazar multi-instrumentalist Peter Jones. The album was mixed by Dave Lloyd, and mastered by Daniel Bowles at Seren Sounds. The sumptuous design is the work of internationally renowned artist Mark Buckingham.


1. At Sea
2. Sweeper Of Dreams
3. Tuesday’s Child
4. The Tallest Tree
5. All These Things
6. At Sea – Reprise (Ondine’s Song)


Mike Morton – lead vocals
Dave Lloyd – guitars and backing vocals
Leroy James – guitars and backing vocals
Gabriele Baldocci – keyboards
Stefan Dickers – bass
Neil Hayman – drums and percussion
Guest musicians on ‘The Tallest Tree’:
Anthony Phillips – 12-string guitar
Steve Hackett – lead guitar
Peter Jones – Irish whistle
All songs written, arranged and produced by The Gift
Recorded at The Facilty, May-July 2016
Mixed by Dave Lloyd
Mastered by Daniel Bowles at Seren Sound Suite

Cover paintings, illustrations and band logo © Mark Buckingham

All pre-orders of the compact disc will come with an exclusive postcard featuring the album cover design, and signed by the band on the reverse. You also get ‘Sweeper of Dreams’ to download immediately.