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Pop Levi - Motorcycle 666 - out on Counter Records



Pop Levi Motorcycle 666
Pop Levi - Motorcycle 666 / Rock Solid
(Digital Single) Counter Records COUNTDNL037, 2011-07-04

Recently anointed by NME as a true cult hero, injecting some much needed fun into the boring world of rock, the one and only Pop Levi returns with a new single, a new band and a whole new life. Having scrapped release plans for his now-much-bootlegged Smack Musick album, Pop Levi returns from outer/inner space with this crazed fuzz-fest of a Double A-side Single. Once again based in the UK after a long sojourn in California, Pop continues to make outlandish, Marc Bolan-influenced blues, stringing sexual innuendo and, more often, outtuendo togther like a man counting his girl's anal beads (she has a lot). Recorded in a mountain-top converted barn in Norway, with accompanying video directed by William Overby, Motorcycle 666 is "about a girl that's a bike that's had her soul stolen by Lucifer". Frrrreaky. Rock Solid, already featured as a Track Of The Week in NME, was recorded at Pop's infamous White Arc studio in Los Angeles. Classic hand-clapped sex'n'rock'n'roll re-booted for the 21st century, the song features Levi's most outrageous vocal performance to date. Killer-lightning guitars, spastic bass and the most psychedelic bridge since Prince ate the spirit of Hendrix. Both ahead of his time and out of time, Pop Levi is ready to finally reap the plaudits for his unique, twisted rock vision.

Pop Levi Motorcycle 666
Pop Levi - Motorcycle 666 / Rock Solid
(Digital Single) Counter Records COUNTDNL037, 2011-07-04

Tracklisting :
01. Motorcycle 666 - 3:45
02. Rock Solid - 3:25

Links :
Pop Levi : official | facebook | myspace | twitter | youtube
World Empire Inc. : official | myspace | soundcloud | twitter | youtube
Counter Records : official | facebook | myspace | twitter | youtube
Ninja Tune : official



Short Bio :
Pop Levi (born Jonathan Pop Levi, London) is an English singer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and filmmaker. Pop Levi's career started in Liverpool. He was the founding member, along with Snap Ant and Loka, of Super Numeri, and has played bass for Ladytron both on record and on tour. Pop Levi was listed as one of Lauren Laverne's favourite artists to make it big in 2007 on BBC Two's The Culture Show. He released a solo album, The Return to Form Black Magick Party in February 2007. 2008's single "Dita Dimoné" was made BBC Radio 6's 'Record Of The Week' and Levi's second solo album, Never Never Love, was released in August of the same year on Counter Records.

2008 also saw the emergence of Levi's World Empire, Inc. film and music production company. In September, the 37th Festival Nouveau Cinema in Montréal held the world premiere of You Don't Gotta Run, a surreal 37-minute featurette directed by auteur Lucky Beaches and starring Pop Levi.

Press Release :
Recently anointed by NME as a true cult hero, injecting some much needed fun into the boring world of rock, the one and only Pop Levi returns with a new single, a new band and a whole new life. Having scrapped release plans for his now-much-bootlegged 'Smack Musick' album, Pop Levi returns from outer/inner space with this crazed fuzz-fest of a Double A-side Single.

Once again based in the UK after a long sojourn in California, Pop continues to make outlandish, Bolan-influenced blues, stringing sexual innuendo and, more often, outtuendo togther like a man counting his girl's anal beads (she has a lot). Recorded in a mountain-top converted barn in Norway, with accompanying video directed by William Overby, 'Motorcycle 666' is "about a girl that's a bike that's had her soul stolen by Lucifer". Frrrreaky. "Rock Soild," already featured as a Track Of The Week in NME, was recorded at Pop's infamous White Arc studio in Los Angeles. Classic hand-clapped sex'n'rock'n'roll re-booted for the 21st century, the song features Levi's most outrageous vocal performance to date. Killer-lightning guitars, spastic bass and the most psychedelic bridge since Prince ate the spirit of Hendrix.

Both ahead of his time and out of time, Pop Levi is ready to finally reap the plaudits for his unique, twisted rock vision.
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