Our old friends from LAME GENIE are back! This time, these legendary rockers have teamed up with synthwave artist Dana Jean Phoenix to serve up a hard-hitting cover of Kate Bush’s iconic song. “Running up that hill (Dealing with God).” The classic 1985 single exploded in popularity thanks to its use in the riveting fourth season of strange things, which is currently streaming on Netflix. Simply put, this Lame Genie/Dana Jean Phoenix collab is a modern metal take that even Eddie Munson couldn’t deny! Insert it, mount it and enjoy. “No wimps, no fake metal.
ABOUT BLADE GENIE:
Lame Genie is the premier video game cover band (heavy rock/metal) in Providence, RI. Formed in 2013, the group has made a name for themselves with their glossy, heavyweight video game covers and memorable concerts with synchronized visuals and projections. Having recorded more than 14 albums in seven years, this is a group that does not intend to stop anytime soon.
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ABOUT DANA JEAN PHOENIX:
Dana Jean Phoenix is a synthwave singer-songwriter from Toronto. Dana completed the Nationally Renowned Contemporary Music Program at Humber College in Toronto and graduated from the Musical Theater Program at Sheridan College. In college, she attended every open-mic party she could find. “I stayed for hours just to get a chance to be on stage,” says Dana Jean, who became known in Toronto musical circles as “DJP”.
Dana Jean then performed with Melanie Durrant, Jully Black. Dana Jean has toured internationally as lead singer of the Juno-nominated band God Made me Funky, and has performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival, Calgary Stampede, Ottawa Bluesfest, Toronto Beaches International Festival, NXNE (12) at Canadian Music Week in New York. MEANY Festival and Midpoint Music Festival in Cincinnati. She has appeared on Breakfast Television, Etalk, Canadian Idol and Canada AM and has also shared the stage with Fergie, Mariah Carey, John Legend, Natasha Bedingfield, Kardinal Offishall, Joe, Divine Brown and Suzanne Vega.
Dana has gained a reputation on the international synthwave scene, collaborating with Dreamwave and Darksynth heavyweights like GosT, Perturbator, Timecop1983, Highway Superstar and Sunglasses Kid. His original music has been featured on ‘The Voice’ (USA) and ‘Inside Amy Schumer’, and his collaboration with Dutch dreamwave artist Timecop1983 ‘Dreams (Feat. Dana Jean Phoenix)’, has been featured in films Netflix originals ‘You Get Me’ and ‘Coin Heist’, and will be featured in the upcoming video game ‘Crossing Souls’, an old school action adventure with RPG touches, which will be released on PS4 and PC on February 13 2018.
His first album ‘Drrty Shooz’ and his second album, ‘Le Mirage’ landed in the top 10 of the national !earshot electronic charts. “Le Mirage”, features the production of synthwave stalwarts such as: The Northern Lights, Silent Gloves, Patrick Gill, STRSGN, Till Wild, London Lazers and The Amazing Mr. S.
In 2018, Dana’s first tour took place in Europe with sold-out shows in Vienna, Warsaw, London and Stockholm. Dana’s latest album, ‘Synth City’ is available now on Bandcamp and features production from Timecop1983, The Northern Lights, Highway Superstar, Robots With Rayguns, London Lazers, Till Wild and The Amazing Mr. S and has been featured on the first Synthwave album sites and blogs: New Retro Wave, Vehlinggo, Drive Radio and Brutal Resonance. It reached #1 on CFBX’s Electronic Charts and #1 on CFMH’s Top 30 Charts.
Dive deep into it body of work via its official website located at www.danajeanphoenix.com.
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