The Low Budget Men
18th June 2012
The Low Budget Men are a French group of musicians from Nice. All the proceeds from sales of this album go towards the charity association 20000 Vies http://www.20000-vies.com created by singer/songwriter/rhythm guitarist and heart specialist Doctor Claude Mariottini to enable them to buy Automated External Defibrillators for towns on the French Riviera (and anywhere else where necessary) and to finance training programs for the general public relating to life saving action following heart attacks.
The band consists of Claude Mariottini – Singer/Songwriter/Rhythm Guitar, Stéphane Mirc -Bass Guitar, Marc Piola Caselli – Lead Guitar, Eric Chabaud – Drums, with Doreen Chanter – Backing vocals and guest guitarist Paul Casey.
This is well played, well written, mainstream rock in the spirit of Chris Rea, Dire Straits and bands of a similar genre. Marionitti handles all of the song-writing and shows his influences without making them too obvious. The addition of rock legend Chanter on backing vocals adds to the overall feel.
The Low Budget Men can be found on Facebook – 2 pages :
“Low Budget “ : http://www.facebook.com/thelowbudgetmen#!/thelowbudgetmen
“The Low Budget Men” http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-low-budget-men/140054956045907
All proceeds of their concerts for the association “20000 Vies”. (Their album is on sale at all their concerts along with tee-shirts).
For all further information – how to purchase the album and future concert news : email firstname.lastname@example.org The album costs 15 Euros (£12 approx). (The album will soon be available on iTunes…..)
For lovers of AOR oriented mainstream rock.