TYLA'S DOGS D'AMOUR

A GRAVEYARDOF EMPTY BOTTLES MMXIX (KING OUTLAW)

TYLA'S DOGS D'AMOUR - A GRAVEYARDOF EMPTY BOTTLES MMXIX 134838
Format:
1 EP
Release:
19.07.2019
Label:
KING OUTLAW
Kat.-Nr.:
134838
Barcode:
5060257251025
Imagine if you will you are about to paint a picture. You draw a few outlines, maybe even a bit of colour then someone standing behind you says, "nah, I don't like that you might as well stop right now, in fact bin it".

So, no one ever gets to see the painting_it could have been a Banksy, it could have been the Mona Lisa, it could have been a Larsson cartoon, it could have been a Guitar man.

We will never know__Well back in 1989 that is what happened when we The Dogs D'amour were recording "A Graveyard of Empty Bottles" though at that point it didn't even have a title, just a baker's dozen handful of songs_all acoustic based_rather than our already well known electric sleaze rock sound, Est.1983.

Luckily enough the bloke standing behind me didn't have the nerve or the guts to say it to my face, he went back to his concrete world built on the soul's silver and gold he had "acquired" signed in blood, sweat and tears.

He gave his orders to a very young but wise chap by the name of Gordon Biggins. Gordon Biggins wandered into our world of chaos and taste of Gin and decided for himself that this was going to be a quite interesting painting, in fact this was going to be a bloody classic.

He somehow persuaded the man of concrete to agree to let us continue. With a bit of haggling here and there which included no promotion we were given a limited run which certainly would not count as an album on our 8 album contract.

To everyone's amazement including I must admit my own, this "not an album" entered the UK album charts at #16.

The next week it was back in outer space with "In The Dynamite Jet Saloon" and "How Come it Never Rains", however it did manage to clock up over 75,000 sales over the next decade and then some..it's still selling_in the hands of the mighty Warner Bro's ..Stagger High, Stagger Low, Stagger Lee_But ''what is money without friends? merely sadness in wealth'', whereas this was the opposite way around and we the band and me the writer received a mere pittance for our troubles, as was the way back in the day and is still the way to this day.

Be careful out there people, it is a jungle with sharks that breathe Anthrax. And so to the now 2019, 30 years later and somewhat the wiser I gathered my merry band of minstrels together (Si, Gaz, Matty and Scotty) and decided to have another bash at the painting and add a few more lines, colours and shades.
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. I THINK IT'S LOVE AGAIN
  • 1.2. SO ONCE WAS I
  • 1.3. COMFORT OF THE DEVIL
  • 1.4. SAVIOUR
  • 1.5. ERROL FLYNN
  • 1.6. BULLET PROOF POET
  • 1.7. WHEN THE DREAM HAS GONE
  • 1.8. ANGEL