A TALENTED four-piece rock band were recently left overwhelmed when their songs were noticed by a legendary record producer.
Plastic Glasses were surprised to be invited to the prestigious Perry Vale Studios in London by Pat Collier, who has created hit singles for a number of chart toppers, including Primal Scream, Maximo Park, New Model Army and Katrina and the Waves.
The producer noticed the Solihull-based band on social networking site, MySpace, and asked the group of Wolverhampton University music students to perform in South East London.
Lead singer, Tom Southan, from Solihull said the band have been together for a year after forming at university.
“We put our latest song, Kyriolexy, onto our MySpace web page and began to gain a local following after playing a number of Midlands music venues,” said the 22-year-old.
“We were blown away when we received a call from a producer in London who said that Pat Collier had heard our music on MySpace and had shown an interest in working with us.”
The band were offered a 10-hour recording session at the studios in which they recorded and mixed three songs.
Bass player, Chris Ward, from Yardley said it was a great experience to play in such a professional studio.
“There was a really good aura about the whole place and it was so professional,” he said.
“It’s not every day you get the opportunity to work with a legend, but we hope that this recognition of our work will go a long way towards helping us to get signed. We certainly now have a top quality demo.”
Guitarist Martin Mansell and drummer Richard Jarvis make up the band who are playing live on October 7 at Rosie Malone’s, Coventry, October 9 at The Little Civic, Wolverhampton and October 17 at The Rigger, Newcastle Under Lyme.
You can check out their full profile at www.myspace.com/plasticglassesmusic.