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Influenced by punk and traditional English music, the English rock band called The Levellers has recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary and released Letters from the Underground. With all their success and music, The Levellers are proudly considered among hard working live acts.
Their hard work has brought them a large, committed, dedicated fan-base. During a course of 20 years, the Levellers have produced a kind of music which will surely run you over and make you rock.
Aside from their music, the band has actively been participating in a number of issues including campaigning against the Criminal Justice Act and various anti-capitalist and environmental issues.
Enlisting Mark Chadwick on vocals, guitar, banjo; Alan Miles on vocals, guitar, mandolin, harmonica; Jeremy Cunningham on bass, bouzouki; Charlie Heather on drums; and Jon Sevink on fiddle, the Levellers formed in 1988. With experience gleaned from their individual journeys, the band collectively weave a fabric of sonic and lyric vitality.
The kind o music they came up with challenged their fans to celebrate this best of all possible worlds loud and proud. The Levellers two gun shots came in 1989. Pseudo-hippie, slightly punky folk-rock EPs were issued under their own Hag label. Soon after the release of their EPs, they signed a contract with Musidisc.
In 1990, The Levellers came up with their debut album, entitled A Weapon Called the Word, released on Musidisc. The album broke the doors down for the band and the success led to an American record contract with Elektra. Later that year, the Levellers issued Levelling the Land, which debuted at number 14 on UK charts and was certified gold.
The album spawned its first single One Way that hit number one on the indie charts. With more sold-out Europeon tours and hit EPs, the Levellers success continued to grow. The Levellers sold more platinum, gold and silver albums in 1990s than any other act.
For giving hit after hit singles, the Levellers turned on to mainstream popularity and major labels started approaching them. In 1992, the band released See Nothing, Hear Nothing, Do Something: UK Singles and Live Collection which, unfortunately, couldnt get off to a good impression in American.
The following year they appeared with their self-titled full-length album which successfully marked it way to reach at number one in the British album charts. Levellers featured tracks like Belaruse, This Garden and Julie which received positive response from both audience and critics alike. In 1995, the Levellers gave another surprise to their devoted fans. Zeitgeist came out in the market.
Despite following to mixed reviews, Zeitgeist still managed to reach at number on in the UK charts, thus garnering another gold certification for the band. Some of the albums hit tracks included Hope St., Just the one and Fantasy. The following year, the Levellers issued Live: Headlights, White Lines, Black Tar Rivers.
At the turn of twentieth century, the band came up with their yet another studio album entitled Hello Pig. It went to number 28 on the music chart and received possibly the best critical acclaim. Around this time, Mark Wallis had joined the band. With his arrival, an obvious change in direction was felt and the resulting work confirmed it to listening ears.
After a length hiatus, The Levellers signed to Eagle Records and returned to what they knew best. They went on tour and despite the downtown in sales, the band continued with aplomb in the live arena. Meanwhile, they were growing weary of the even more commercial UK festival scene, the band decided to put on a festival of their own.
They surprised music fraternity as well as their dedicated, loyal fan by creating Beautiful Days Festival in 2003. Since then its organized on annual basis at Escot Park, near Fairmile in Devon, England. The year 2005 saw the Levellers touring as a full electric band once again.
Audience was presented with British indie Bands 7th studio album called Truth & Lies. The album was released on Eagle Records and featured the Levellers in an upbeat mood. Truth & Lies spawned several hit tracks including Make You Happy and Last Man Alive. Their Chaos Theory live DVD was issued in December 2006, featuring mainly a full electric live show from Reading Hexagon.
In Spring 2007, The Levellers would embark on an electric tour and visited Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK and Ireland. The year 2008 saw the Mark, Simon and Jon playing in the Freeborn John tour. The most recently in August, the Levellers participated in the Eclectica Festival.
The Lavellers latest and overall 8th studio album, Letters from the Underground, has received much critical acclaim. Besides contain tracks reminiscent of the material produces during 90s, the album also contains contemporary indie music as well as the bands first love song Before The End.
The Levellers are truly parsing the Great American Rock and Roll churn with passion and intelligence, making it one of the best live bands around.