Jimmy Pursey & Mat Sargent from Sham 69 have teamed up with Rev & Snell from Towers of London to form 'Day 21'. The new band play a complete set of new songs with one or two old Sham 69 songs for the fans.
The name DAY 21 comes from the last Sham 69 album released in 2000 which featured Jimmy & Mat. DAY 21 was formed on 21st Jan 2007 and 18 songs were recorded as demo's that year.
In November 2007 'Day 21' recorded 14 songs at Olympic Studios, London for a new album 4:10am. The backing tracks were recorded in 'studio 1' where The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Jimmy Hendrix, Queen, U2, Oasis, Buzzcocks, Thin Lizzy, Pink Floyd, etc, etc have all recorded.
In 2008 'Day 21' continued work on their debut album recording 3 new songs / backing tracks at Great Eastern St Studios. Jimmy's vocals & some over-dub guitars were recorded at Dean Street Studios, Soho where David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust was recorded. during 2008, 'Day 21' played a handful of live shows to try out new songs and film for video.
25th January - Shephards Bush Empire
26th January - Clockwork Marmalade
18th April - Electric Ballroom, Camden
10th July - Nambucca, Holloway Rd
December 2008 a video shoot in Headingly, Leeds with 'Poison Pen Films' for the new Day 21 single 'Having it Rock'n'Roll'. The video featured 'The Hudersfield Monkey Boys' who did the free-running.
January 21st 2009, Day 21 put the 'Having it Rock'n'Roll' promo video up on Youtube and it becomes the 32nd most popular video in it's first week of release.
February 2009, Jimmy, Rev & Mat go to Brighton for final mixing sessions on the album.
March 23rd 2009, Having it Rock'n'Roll is released as a CD single also as MP3 download. The different TV version of the video is also released on MP4, Jimmy does radio stations promoting the single.
17th May - St Andrews Church, Brighton Festival.
The debut 'DAY 21' album 4:10am is set for a release soon. Fans will be able to catch 'Day 21' live as they will be playing a string of shows to promote the album.
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