Personnel: Eon Ballinger (singer/songwriter) - Guitar/Harp UK Matthieu Cossiaux – Percussion Fr Cédric Tettini – Guitar Fr Julien Carpentier – Cello Fr
Kent connection: Lead singer/songwriter Eon is a Chatham lad
In brief: Although now based in Northern France, The Reign Parade main-man Eon Ballinger is a proud Medway lad. A unique but contemporary sound featuring a the unusual combination of battling guitar and cello! The Reign Parade are fast picking up a loyal fanbase in France and Belgium with big plans for the UK!
Musical highlight: A local French TV station followed The Reign Parade's trip to Kent last year to play one of the highlight sets at the Faversham Hop Festival. They went down a storm and have been invited back this year - don't miss 'em!
Style and influences: Listen out for the influences! The Beatles, The Move, Small Faces, T. Rex, Kraftwerk, even Abba! Not forgetteting their biggest buzz - themselves!
July 2006: LIVE from Normandy!
|The Reign Parade - live in Normandy|
On 28th July 2006, The Reign Parade played live for BBC Radio Kent and BBC Southern Counties Radio as part of 'Cinq Jours En Juillet', a week of radio shows broadcast live from Normandy.
They played 'If I Stop Moving, I Fall From The Sky', 'Down By The Reverse' and 'Heaven.' Listen >>
Web exclusive tracks
|The Reign Parade playing live at the BBC|
On 1st September 2006, the boys came into the studios of BBC Radio Kent to play live for Kent's Unsigned. But as well as playing their new single 'Down By The reverse' live on air, they also recorded three tracks exclusively for the web. Listen >>