Archival Project Update ... 3/11/21

Angels In A Storm

ARCHIVAL PROJECTS UPDATE
As announced in January, there are several archival projects we have completed for release. Physical products are a possibility, and downloads are for sure. just trying to guage the interest that will dictate these decisions.

The ANGELS IN A STORM project would total 4 CD's, and icludes live HABITS and TONY MECCA shows from 1984 & 1986. All of the studio, and TONY MECCA'S home demoes. The MECCA FEARLESS album with bonus tracks, and a TONY MECCA acoustic album from 1988/1989 that's never been heard.

The KINDNESS project would present an album By Tony Mecca & DAVID DECCA recorded during the sessions for PRINCES OF THE NEW DARK AGE. Kindness is a soulful trip into a mashed-up array of melodic, musical genres.

Please let us know if you have interest in these projects. These are not endeavors designed to generate any kind of profit. Only to get these songs out to those who asked without going broke.

Email your questions and smart-ass remarks to   ...   tmecca@tonymeccamusic.com

Habits / Mecca / Tony Mecca Archival 1/7/21

New Projects & Plans Coming!

Habits / Mecca / Tony Mecca Archival Project

Titled "ANGELS IN A STORM" -  this 4 Cd set features entire live performances by Habits from April 1984, and Tony Mecca from September 1986.  Both shows were recorded at the iconic Galaxy in Somerdale New Jersey.  And that's only one Cd! 

All of the studio recordings and Tony's home demos are here.  The Mecca "Fearless" album is presented with 2 bonus tracks!  And if that weren't enough, there's a 12 song acoustic album that Tony recorded in 1988/1989 that no one has ever heard.  Interested?

 The 1984 performance came when the band was firing on all cylinders. There was big management, and the record company interest was warming. The 1986 show, with the band now playing as Tony Mecca, featured some new member, many new songs, and although a short-lived  live configuration of the group, they play with great emotion and energy.
 

 The "Kindness" Album  

Recorded simultaneously with Princes of the New Dark Age in 2003-2005, Kindness is a soulful trip into a mashed-up array of melodic, musical genres.  The songs are written by Tony, and his long-time partner, David Decca.  David played a huge part on the Purple Monkeys, Princes of the New Dark Age and Hello, Goodbye ... albums, providing all the keyboards, and some brilliant arrangements. He also collaborated with Tony on the keyboard arrangements on several songs on the Fun album, including "Witch Jenny?"  Kindness boasts such exciting and beautiful work, that you will surely be asking yourself ... "Why wasn't this music released 15 years ago?"


A "Re-Release" of Fractured Poetry

As you know, our new album was released in July/August 2020.  Smack in the middle of the Covid attack.  In fact, yours truly (the invincible Annie Helicopter)  was on my back - Vid stricken and in quarantine - when we officially released.  The album sold surprising well all things considered, but with no live shows or release parties, aggressively spreading the music is very difficult.  So we've decided to start all over when Vidzilla (hopefully) becomes a fading bad memory. Are you game?


Hope you like what we've got planned, and until next time, remain in love with your passions!
Love & Care Always,
Annie Helicopter 1-7-21

 

Fractured Poetry Is Coming ... 6/14/20

Pre-order Your copy Now! Release Date July 31, 2020

Through all of our countries trials, tribulations, and dark times, we are finally pleased to announce a realistic release date for our new album. The final post production sessions are being completed in dark studios, under the cover of covert meetings, masks and hand sanitizer. Now, we are so excited for you to hear - what many involved in this project are calling - Tony's magnum opus. But we'll let you be the judge.

. We are also considering a vinyl release of FRACTURED POETRY and HEAVY MENTAL GYPSIES. That'll be a later in the year, and we'll surely let you know. Here is the tentative track sequence:

Annie Helicopter - 6/14/20

We Are All Delayed - 4/8/20

Work, Music, Life & the new album

It goes without saying that our country, and the rest of world, has hit the pause button on all of life's routine, daily activities. In addition, the small pleasures in life that we enjoy, and take for granted, have surrendered to more serious areas of focus. Consequently, the music industry, and all it's creative, production and manufacturing entities have ceased most all operations.

While we are concluding the final stages of production on our new album (FRACTURED POETRY), state sanctions, "stay at home" orders, and shutdown CD manufacturing plants will absolutely delay our release date. We will continue to post songs from our other releases to FACEBOOK and other social media platforms. 

The only advice we can contribute is to refrain from watching the news every minute of the day. Stay safe, and as Freddy says, "keep yourself alive." 

Annie Helicopter 4/3/20
 

New Album Update - 1/20/20

Completing the Recording Process

The recording process is all but finished, save some drum editing and a bit more mixing.  The goal is an April release date.  We hate saying that because our last project, the remixes of the first two albums, were delayed months because of technical issues. But hey, we said it anyway. So here's what we know. The working title of the new album is FRACTURED POETRY. The songs slated for inclusion are: "Lonely Lisa" - "My Girlfriend Lied" - "Fun House" - "No One Ever Gets What They Want" - "Fall, Fade, Forget" - "Back In Time" - "God, In My Town" and six or seven more. Stay tuned!

Annie Helicopter 1/18/20

New Singles Released!

Terrifying Lies + The Dark Side of Love

From the upcoming 2020 album - FRACTURED POETRY - these new singles are available for download everywhere, including at OUR STORE right here. We think you will really love the dark mood of these songs. And downloading them will help us greatly in funding our new album.

Annie Helicopter 3/12/2018