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What do you get when you mix the chugging rhythms of Jamaica, the energy and emotion of American Motown, and the overthe-top pub/rock of the Pogues? Now in their 14th year, Deal’s Gone Bad is touring extensively with its strongest and most consistent line-up in its history. With elements of ska, rocksteady, reggae, and American soul, DGB is sure to please on the dancefloor as well as on their fourth release to date, “The Ramblers” on Megalith and Jump Up! Records (March, 2007). Although the band draws its influences from classic Jamaican (Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Ken Boothe) and American (Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, The Temptations) artists, the sound is a uniquely modern combination, unlike anything else on the scene today. Deal’s Gone Bad will appeal to fans of both soul and Jamaican music, as well as anyone looking for a turn on the floor or a song in their hearts. While “The Ramblers” is a testament to the strength of the songwriting, as well as the close-your-eyes-and-its-Otis voice of Todd Hembrook (his first record with the group), it is in live performance where the boys truly shine. Deal’s Gone Bad shows are a combination of soul rave-up and island dance party, with the force and energy of any punk band worth their salt. Lace up your dancing shoes and slip into your sharpest suit or pencil skirt, Deal’s Gone Bad is coming to your town so get ready! Members: Todd Hembrook - Lead Vocals Dave Simon - Guitar Karl Gustafson - Keys, Organ, Vocals Aaron Hammes - Baritone Saxophone, Vocals Mike Hobson - Bass Mike Corcoran - Drums Pedro - Trombone Discography: Orgasmico (1996) Large and In Charge (1998) (Jump Up! Records) Elephants/ Mad at the World 7" (1998) (Jump Up! Records) Overboard (1999) (Jump Up! Records) Fire! EP (2002) (Jump Up! Records) Guide to Boat Drinks and Cruise Cocktails (2002) (Jump Up! Records) The Longest Happy Hour: 1998-2003 (2005) (Jump Up! Records) The Ramblers (2007) (Megalith, Jump Up! Records) Welcome To The Vault (3 cd box set) (2008) (Jump Up! Records) Dubs, Versions, and Excursions 12" (2009) (Jump Up! Records) Deal's Gone Bad (Euro only best of) (2009) (Megalith Records) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.