Step into the wild world of Electrasy, the Britpop disruptors that rocked the sleepy West Country and shook the music industry to its core. Time-travel through the 1990s and early 2000s, and experience the electrifying highs and crushing lows of this groundbreaking band’s odyssey, in their own words.
In this captivating scrapbook-biography, join a fan-turned-insider as they unravel the extraordinary tale of a group of people who dared to stand out and be colourful in a beige town. From their humble beginnings in Pembrokeshire, Somerset, and Dorset, witness the band’s meteoric rise to global fame, propelled by irresistible hooks and infectious songs that had crowds pulsating with euphoria across the UK and North America.
“Led by a tag-team of guitarists, Nigel Nisbet and Steve Atkins, Electrasy drops sweeping guitar hooks on listeners like The Rock drops wrestling opponents. Electrasy is poised to make a dent in the American rock music scene.” – NME
But this isn’t just about the music; it’s about the revolution. Dive headfirst into the birth of the digital music era, where sales plummeted, record labels quivered, and music fans started measuring their collections in gigabytes rather than CD and Vinyl. When Napster tore through the heart of the industry, and the giants collapsed, Electrasy was just one of the unwitting casualties in the tumultuous time of change as fans turned from supporters to pirates.
“Calling All The Dreamers” contains exclusive interviews, never-before-seen photos, and uproarious stories straight from the mouths of the band members themselves. From outrageous tour antics to unexpected encounters with music royalty, prepare for laughter, astonishment, and plenty of “Did that really happen?!” moments.
Expertly woven with insightful analysis, “Calling All The Dreamers” shines an important spotlight on the unraveling music industry and its battle for survival during one of its most destructive periods, and beyond.
So buckle up, turn up the volume, and get ready for a riotous journey that will leave you curious, enthralled, and forever changed. Electrasy: the band, the revolutionaries, the renegades, their fans, and a journey into space and back via piracy, authenticity, and the collapse of the music industry.