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Crazy P Soundsystem return to Nottingham, where it all began!

Fusing slinky underground disco, deep electronic throbs, shimmering pop moments; this is dance music with a voice, a heart, and soul.

With one of the best live dance music shows on the planet, Crazy P have been leaving their mark on the landscape of British dance music for over 25 years.

To trace the origins of Crazy P we have to go all the way back to 1996. This was the year that brought together James Baron and Chris Todd. Todd and Baron formed the band after meeting at the University of Nottingham. through their love of bending and reshaping old records from many different genres, a production partnership was born in the backstreets of Nottingham.

After a couple of releases under various different names, the work attracted the ears of deep house label Paper Recordings based in Manchester and the creature that is Crazy P was born.

Todd explained the origin of the band name: "A flat mate of mine had a record called 'loco pinga' which roughly translates to Crazy Penis, we were going to call ourselves loco pinga but once we told people that, they liked crazy penis better for the shock value."

Their first four albums ‘A Nice Hot Bath With’(1999), ‘The Wicked Is Music’ (2002), and ’24 Psychedelic Freakout’ (2003), and ‘A Night On Earth’ (2004), coupled with the addition of live band members Tim Davies, Matt Klose, and the vocals of the inimitable Danielle Moore saw Crazy P gain acclaim, record sales, DJ gigs, and most pertinently, live shows, across the world.

Equally at home on huge outdoor festival stages in Australia or basement sweatboxes in East London, Crazy P have made their name with a unerring combination of lushly structured songs and live power, whilst never forgetting their roots on the dance floors of the late 90s’ house, disco, and soul clubs.

2008 saw Crazy P sign with 2020 Vision – a natural fit for the band with their their roots in early house and techno, and an eye to the future of both.

‘Stop Space Return’ (2008) was the superb first fruit of this new label hook up, with the album’s title track becoming something of an anthem for both DJs and as part of the band’s live show.

Preceding the return to fashion for disco and boogie by about two years, ‘Stop Space Return’ showed a new breed of producers that Crazy P were right on top of their game – with the ‘new school’ of Artists like Jamie Jones, Wolf and Lamb, Reboot, and KiNK on the phone for remixes, alongside pop acts such as VV Brown, Empire of the Sun, and Sam Sparro who all wanted a little bit of discoid magic!

In 2011 On 2020 Vision, the album ‘When We On’ was hailed as one of their finest...with the amazing track 'Heartbreaker'.

By 2015, Crazy P were responsible for numerous remixes -- often undertaken by Hot Toddy -- and multiple tours, including three in Australia, where they had a significant fan base. They capped the year off with the release of their seventh studio album, Walk Dance Talk Sing, switching to !K7 Records in conjunction with their own imprint, Walk Don't Walk Ltd., for its release. Following several years of worldwide touring, including dates supporting Chic and Chaka Khan, Crazy P returned in 2019 with Age of the Ego. While representative of the group's signature sound, the album's lyrics reflected a deep concern for the state of the world.

Crazy P continue to play Live Shows, and DJ sets at clubs and festivals all over the globe! with the Crazy P Soundsystem recently supporting Roisin Murphy on her UK Tour.

The Crazy P Soundsystem with band members James Baron and Danielle Moore (pictured above) will be returning to Nottingham, where it all began on Saturday 4th May 2024, performing live, along side Greg Wilson, Melvo Baptiste and Iain Newton at Pop Up Party, the Revenge Of The Disco - Binks Yard Terrace - BUY TICKETS

Crazy P Website - CLICK HERE

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