Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Will Drive Me Crazy

Cover_Chinatowncrazy ex girlfriend x150The CW’s romantic comedy-drama “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” has enlisted the jams of 1980s Hair-Metal tribute band Chinatown. Episode 213: “Can Josh Take A Leap Of Faith?“ will feature “Drive Me Crazy,” from the band’s Fervor Records release “Takin’ It Sleazy.” Don’t miss “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Friday February 3rd on The CW, or enjoy it on Amazon. “Takin’ It Sleazy”  was produced by Platinum award winning engineer/producer Otto D’agnolo and is available via AppleAmazonSpotify and beyond!

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Fervor Records and Gentlemen Afterdark Open the Door

Gentleman Afterdark_OpenTheDoor x300Coming up during the New Wave scene in Phoenix, Gentlemen Afterdark gained notoriety for their sharp songwriting, witty lyrics, and raucous live shows throughout the 80s. Fervor Records is proud to present “Open The Door,” a reissue of some hidden gems of the era. These songs occupy a special place in the Fervor catalogue, having been produced by Alice Cooper at Phoenix’s very own Vintage Recorders studio. Made up of of Brian Smith, Winston Watson, Robin Johnson and Barry Smith – this fearless fivesome’s unique brand of Post Punk & Glam got them regular gigs at the legendary underground venues such as The Cellar. Gigging throughout the Southwest, the band garnered praise as one of People Magazine’s “Stars of The Future,” with Alice Cooper observing that “They reminded me of when I was young… I told them to have my daughter back by 7:30” (People Magazine, March 5th, 1984). Buckle up and prepare to be transported to one of the most exciting times in music via “Open The Door,” dropping February 3rd on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and beyond!

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Pure Gets Loud N’ Restless

pure x150Loosely TightRock & Roll Fever - Lenny Mack BandCanada’s CBC Network launched their new crime drama “Pure” on January 9th to rave reviews. Episode 103: “As One” features two classics from the Fervor archives. Loosely Tight’s 1981 Hard Rock anthem “Loud N’ Restless,” and from 1973, Lenny Mack Band’s “Ain’t Nobody Home.” If you’re north of the border check out “Pure,” on CBC, January 23rd. Click the song titles to enjoy the music!

 

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Bob Kelly meets Patti Cake$

patti cakes x150bob-kelly-x150Renown music video director Geremy Jasper makes his big screen directorial debut with “Patti Cake$.” This comedic drama follows the perils of Patricia Dombrowski, aka Patti Cake$, a New Jersey woman chasing her dreams of Rap superstardom. Coming out of the vaults of Fervor Records, and appearing in the film, is Bob Kelly’s vintage 1958 Halloween classic “Ghost Rock.” Patti Cake$” opens at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on January 23rd. Be on the lookout for “Ghost Rock” on an upcoming Fervor Records re-issue!

 

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Fervor Records Hits Park City

sundance bannerFervor Records is proud to continue our tradition of supporting independent filmmaking with numerous placements in some of this year’s most exciting Sundance premieres. “The Big Sick,” directed by “The State” alum Michael Showalter, features an eclectic group of songs – ranging from Jimmie Gray’s 1961 classic “My World,” to the wholly 80s “Park Avenue” by Danny Infantino. Also featured are “Leave Tomorrow” by Chuck Kirkpatrick and “For You” by Lonnegan’s Band. Another film we are honored to be a part of at this year’s Sundance is Patti Cake$ – a very different and very exciting project – which features Bob Kelly’s classic “Ghost Rock.” Lastly, and on the other end of the spectrum – the Sci-Fi thriller “The Discovery,” starring Robert Redford and Rooney Mara, highlights the Fervor classics “A Fancy Place To Cry” by Patsy Maples, and “Let’s All Get Together” by Martie Echito.

As an independent label, being a part of this creative community is something we do not take lightly. Having our music featured at prestigious and cutting-edge festivals such as Sundance reminds us what this is all about – connecting great audiences with great music, and using great films as a vessel to do so.

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