FITZSIMON and BROGAN
PURE POP FOR NOW PEOPLE
PURE POP FOR NOW PEOPLE
This was the first album to be produced by FaB Productions (Fitzsimon and Brogan Productions). The album was mixed by Pat Collier, Perryvale Studios, London. The single from the album, The Cutest and the Cruelest, reached number three in the French national download chart.
Big Blue World was recorded at Greenhouse Studios, London, Abbey Road, London and also the CBS Hit Factory. The album was produced by Pat Collier, who produced Katrina and the Waves’, Walking on Sunshine. He also produced The Wonderstuff, House of Love, Voice of the Beehive etc. Guest musicians on Big Blue World included, Dave Bronze (Eric Clapton’s bass player), members of the Art of Noise, Bias Boshell, keyboards (Moody Blues) who wrote the international hit, I’ve Got the Music in Me, for Kiki Dee, and Pip Williams, guitar, who produced Status Quo and played guitar on The Walker Brothers’ hit, No Regrets
September / October Release
Neil Fitzsimon and Bee Brogan were both members of the band, Pretty Blue Gun, who were signed to an indie label licensed to Sony. They released two albums which were critically acclaimed. Some of the guest musicians included members of The Art of Noise, Dave Bronze (Eric Clapton’s bass player), Tobias Boshell (Moody Blues) and Pip Williams who played guitar on the Walker Brothers’ track, ‘No Regrets’. The albums were produced by Pat Collier, who produced Katrina and the Waves’ international hit, ‘Walking on Sunshine’. The band went on national tours across the UK until disbanding. Neil Fitzsimon, the songwriter, and Bee Brogan, the vocalist, then went on to form a song writing/production partnership that led to placement of their songs in Film and TV. They also wrote a musical, Jack Dagger, which was showcased at the Greenwich Theatre, London for the Musical Futures Award. It was also showcased at the Bridewell and the Royal College of Music in London. They have also just had a song placed in a USA Sci Fi Feature film. They recently had a track reach number 3 in a French national download chart. All songs are written by Neil Fitzsimon. Vocals, keyboards, drums and engineering by Bee Brogan. All guitars played by Neil Fitzsimon. Fitzsimon and Brogan see themselves as a studio act much in the vein of Tin Tin Out and Talk Talk. Their influences range from The Beatles, Elvis Costello, Jimmy Webb, Jacques Brel and David Bowie. Their aim is to produce pure pop for now people.