Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Def Leppard singer’s Down N Outz release One Of The Boys video

Down N Outz, the Mott The Hoople-inspired side project of Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott, have just released a video for “One Of The Boys” from their new album, “The Further Adventures Of…”

The song originally appeared on Mott The Hoople’s fifth studio album, 1972’s “All The Young Dudes.” The tune was also featured as the b-side to the title track when it was released as a single.

Down N Outz – who play only Mott-releated tunes (including songs by Mott, Ian Hunter and British Lions) – were formed specifically to open a series of 2009 reunion shows for Mott The Hoople at London’s Hammersmith Odeon.

The group features Elliott, The Quireboys' Paul Guerin (Guitar), Guy Griffin (Guitar) and Keith Weir (keyboards), plus Phil Martin (drums).

“The Further Adventures Of…” is the band’s third project, following 2010’s debut album, “My Re-Generation”, and the “Live At Hammersmith Apollo” DVD recorded during the 2009 shows.

"These songs make up a huge portion of who I am," says Elliott, “and I feel incredibly privileged to have been able to record them and hopefully give them a new lease of life, which, quite frankly, is long overdue.”

Elliott and Def Leppard are currently playing shows on a summer tour of North America with KISS.

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