From Bournemouth to Brixton, from Wichita, via LA, to Wonderful Sound Records. Combining a Joke Shop Manager (He was a manager of a joke shop not a....)/Car Mechanic/Fish Monger with an Avant Garde Art Student and American-Lebanese-American Indian/American Irish multi-instrumentalist of Ping Pong Orchestra fame sounds like a riot. The trio of Superimposers, Dan Solo (No relation to Hans), Miles Copeland and Shawn Lee, respectively, have combined creatively to produce their third full length album. Following 2005's Long Player and 2008's Harpsichord Treacle, Sunshine Pops builds on the bands mantra to "To make pop records.......for a big market."
The proverbial ball seems at last to be on a roll. The Guardians 'New Band Of The Day' No: 793 back in late May and now, late June, accoladed 'Record Of The Week', for The Beach, on BBC Radio 2's Radcliffe & Maconie Show, point to a timely build up of anticipation before the Independence Day launch party for their new album. (If you're near the correct 3 Kings Public House, London, on the 4th July pop in and don't be surprised to see Austin Powers propping up the bar!)
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