U.K. Press Release July 16, 1996


For immediate release

Warner Music Canada recording artists Moxy Fruvous will play in front of over 100,000 people in the U.K. this week. The Toronto-based group headlines a series of club dates across the country that will then culminate with performances on Saturday July 20 at the WOMAD Festival in Reading and the Phoenix Festival in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

The WOMAD Festival is an annual event organized by Peter Gabriel. Bands from around the world are invited to share their music with one another. This yearís concert will see Moxy Fruvous sharing the stage with acts as diverse as Transglobal Underground, The Mighty Diamonds, Wagogo Womenís Drum and Dance Ensemble and The Spirit Of Tibet.

The following day, Moxy Fruvous will perform on the final day of the Phoenix Festival. Over the course of the four-day event, fans will see performances by David Bowie, Neil Young, Alanis Morissette, Bjork and The Sex Pistols among many others. This marks the first time a four day festival has ever taken place in the United Kingdom.

Upon returning to North America, Moxy Fruvous will continue performing across Canada and throughout the United States including a date at the Newport Folk Festival (8/11), one at the Ottawa Folk Festival (8/23) and two shows at the Rocky Mountain Folk Festival in Boulder, Colorado (8/24 - 8/25).

On July 16, 1996, Warner Music Canada released THE 'B' ALBUM, a collection of oddities and satirical pieces that was previously only available through the bandís fan club and at shows. The twenty-three minute EP contains some of the groupís most popular satirical concert material such as "I Love My Boss", "The Greatest Man In America", and "The Kidsí Song".

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