Vocalist Danny Vaughn has issued a lengthy update on all things Vaughn and Tyketto. Highlights from his newsletter below:
After a number of years languishing in the "deleted" file, my first 2 solo CDs, "Soldiers And Sailors On Riverside" and "Fearless" are going to be re-issued. Michael Arbeeny and I are now the proud owners of both releases and we always felt that they never got heard by enough people because of the limited release time "Fearless", in particular, received. So we have put them both into a double cd package we are calling "Reprise".
The link to the purchase page is: www.hardrockhouse.com/Shop.htm.
Now, to go along with that, we are planning some live solo shows. December is a long way away still but I was so happy with the 2 Christmas shows that we did at the Cluny and at JB's in 2008, which resulted in the live recording, "The Road Less Travelled", that I wanted to make it into a semi tradition. So this year, I am going to do 6 shows in the 1st two weekends of December. The theme is called "Inspirations and Aspirations" and what we are going to do is a number of songs from my own history, like last time, but we are also going to feature a number of cover songs from artists that were a direct influence upon me over the years. You'll have to wait for the show to find out what they are. The guys are under "double secret probation" not to reveal anything. And to be absolutely certain, I haven't told them yet! It's going to be a very challenging set and before long we may be changing the name of the tour to "Inspirations and Perspirations"! Last time it was an all unplugged show. This time it looks like it's going to be very plugged!
Friday, December 3rd, The Rosetta, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Saturday, December 4th, Camden Underworld, London
Sunday, December 5th, The Corporation, Sheffield
Friday, December 10th, JB's, Dudley
Saturday, December 11th, The Cluny, Newcastle
Sunday, December 12th, The ABC2, Glasgow, Scotland
You read it correctly, there is Tyketto news. And new Tyketto news at that! Under cover of darkness, surrounded by secret service agents who were sworn to take a bullet for any and all of us, Brooke, Michael and I got together a couple of weeks ago in Las Vegas. Not only did we have a great time, but we started writing together! These days it isn't possible for us to spend the amount of time together that we used to when it came to writing songs but I'm pleased to say that in a week's time, we came away with 8 new song ideas that we are all very pleased with. So, with that in mind and the future ahead, we are going to start working on a brand new Tyketto album! Complete with the original line up! While Brooke is not in a position to go on the road anymore he is still playing his ass off and came up with some great riffs and song ideas, so he'll be able to record with us at some point this year. It's a long way from being done so that's all you get for now, but as things develop, I will definitely let you know.