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Bold, Nick - 2002 For A Small Fee

Nick Bold - vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, mouth organ
Dave Pike - keyboards
Darren Riley - bass
Mike Harries - drums

Here's a chap who's been out of the spotlight for a good wee while. Nick Bold.. better known as the guitarist with UK melodic rockers Virginia Wolf. Remember them? tracks like 'Waiting For Your Love' (an MTV tune!), plus the outstanding 'Living On A Knife Edge' are still memorable tracks even to this day. After the demise of that excellent band, his team-mates went on to other projects (Chris Ousey to Heartland and The Distance, Jason Bonham formed his own band Bonham, Jo Burt did a short stint with Black Sabbath), Bold on the other hand worked solo gigs, continued songwriting and also turned his hand to producing. In between times, he released two solo efforts' Tales From Sparkyville' and 'Somewhere Man', showcasing his musicial ability in a new light. In 2002, he returns with an album of solo material, pitched at the commercial end of the spectrum. It's more pop than it is rock and in some parts, it could best be described as the Travelling Wilburys doing AOR - though it does have a bit of variety.

The Songs
'California Calling' and 'Follow Your Heart' are a pair of racier uptempo tracks which veer towards mainstream rock. 'All The Kings Horses' and 'Alright!' follow in a similar vein.. melodic with a commercial edge. On the other hand, the Wilburys comparison is no more apparent that on the tracks 'Easy Life' and 'Blue Cat Cafe' - you can imagine Tom Petty or George Harrison singing these. The ballad 'It's Only Your Love' is so laid back drifting back in time to the soft-rock moments of the seventies UK band Pilot. Some of the songs are obviously pitched for his solo gig, 'Open Door' and 'When The Night Comes Down' are two obvious examples of this.

In Summary
Keeping this in mind, 'For A Small Fee..' addresses the imbalance of attention given to Nick in the past (when compared to his former bandmates), now that he has a web presence established. Hooray for the Internet! One should also remember that this is not Virginia Wolf Part II, and nor was it ever intended to be. Folks who are into the softer realms of rock, and who are keen to listen to the guy who was the driving force behind Virginia Wolf are invited to investigate further. As an aside, for those of you interested in acquiring a copy, and you are one of the first 100 customers to order the album before the release date, you will receive a copy of 'Ordinary Life', a full length bonus CD, consisting of new material, outtakes, demos, and a special remake of Virginia Wolf's classic 'Man in the Moon'. Now is that an incentive or what? Go to the website below.

URL: www.nickbold.com

Track Listing:
01 Alright!
02 California Calling
03 Easy Life
04 It's Only Your Love
05 Baby Baby Baby
06 When The Night Comes Down
07 Follow Your Heart
08 Open Door
09 Blue Cat Cafe
10 All The Kings Horses

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#1 | george_the_jack on July 04 2008 16:16:08
Hey Nick, for God shake reunite Virginia Wolf act for some concerts...worthy
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