Blue and Atomic Kitten were on hand at the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy launch of the Silver Clef Concert at the MEN Arena in Manchester and promoted by Pepsi at the Intercontinental Hotel in London on Tuesday (April 1).
Blue Describe Their Sound As Blue
February 15, 2003 – Narendra Kusnur of Mid Day (India) spoke with Lee Ryan of Blue who described the group’s music as matching their name — blue. “We’re influenced by rhythm ‘n’ blues,” he said. “But essentially it’s a pop sound. I personally write a lot of ballads. I also like writing moving songs.” Bandmate Simon Webbe added the group would like to work with others after their Elton John collaboration. “We’d love to work with Justin Timberlake, Linkin Park and Matchbox 20,” he said.
Free D&G For Blue
February 13, 2003 – The Mirror reports Blue were offered Dolce & Gabbana suits when they performed at the San Remo Festival in Italy this week, and when the got measured, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana performed the task personally. “We were amazed when we got there to meet Dolce and Gabbana,” Duncan enthused. “And they gave us four free outfits each!”
Blue Get Robbed
December 23, 2002 – After only being able to debut at #4 in the UK singles charts, the Sunday People reports Blue suffered another blow when their chalet was raided after a gig at Butlins. Duncan James said, “Someone stole a £7,000 camera and jeans. It was awful.”
Pre Teenyboppers Make TOTP Staffers Cringe
December 12, 2002 – Popbitch.com reports the crew at Top of the Pops had a nightmare trying to film the audience when Blue were performing at the recent TOTP awards. It seems there were a bunch of 11-year-old girls were standing at the front with a huge banner, on which was printed: ‘BANG ME TILL I’M BLACK AND BLUE!’
Blue Deliver A Scare With Last-Minute Shopping Spree
November 15, 2002 – The Mirror reports the guys from Blue gave organizers of the House Of Fraser Christmas lighting on Oxford Street a scare when they decided to skip off to go shopping. Twenty minutes later Lee, Duncan, Simon and Anthony surfaced after racking up a $3,000 bill.