Once upon a time, there
was a guitarplayer...
...and a drummer, who wanted
to change the world! And they started a band...
Well folks, Bellbottoms is the rock'n
roll band you've all been waiting for! Hurriganes
reunion, CCR are making a comeback and Peter Green
is back with the Fleetwood Mac, that's the spirit
We've been rockin' up and down the Finnish
West Coast for some years now and if you haven't had
the chance to check us out, then go to your local
rock'n roll bar and rough up the owner a little bit
so he'll bring us to your favourite stage!
story of Bellbottoms
goes back to '92 when Johan and Daniel started out
jammin' Hurriganes- and CCR-tunes. The paths have
been many and windy since then, but in the summer
of '98 they finally decided to set the record straight
and backed up by Jonas and Ronny on the rhythmsection
they started rockin' seriously again as Bellbottoms.
Over the years many rock'n'roll standards
have been nailed down and in the end of year 2000
they decided to capture some own written tunes on
record, so finally in February 2002 their first single
with three own tunes was ready.
middle of August 2002
a new era begun for the members of Bellbottoms as
leadguitarist Johan Engström moved to Sweden
and joined a school for studiomusicians. Tom Forsman
was contacted and soon the band was jammin' again
as Bellbottoms, mark II.
After touring around Finland the band
decided to record a full length record. In January
2004 they begun the recordings of their debut album
and finally in May 2005 it was ready for mixing.
band chose to look
for professionals who know what a rockband with strong
rootsinfluences is all about, and contacted producer
Kalle Gustafsson Jerneholm (Soundtrack Of Our Lives,
22 Pistepirkko) at Svenska Grammofonstudion. He immediately
became interested after listening to some raw mixes.
The album was mixed in June '05 in Gothenburg,
Sweden, with Kalle and Hans Olsson (Silverbullit,
Timo Räisänen) behind the mixing desk. Three
tracks were additionately mixed by the band's guitarist
Tom Forsman in July '05.