Monday, 16 February 2009

// LEVEN //

Here are some clips of our eminent bass player in action

/ Europe

video video

56 comments:

ravscool said...

Wow... This is great :)

I'm lovin' that ballad already.


Great vibe and the bass sound is amazing.

Can't wait for your new album and your concert in Faro, Portugal.

All the best
/Rodrigo Silva

petitoiseau74 said...

LEVEN ON BAAAAAASS !!!

Congratulations, it sounds great, I love this song.

classicalmusic said...

I didn't think it was so long to record songs for rock music. Not like for classical recording (only a few days, usually). It's very interesting to discover the way you do it...
The special rythm of your music is one of the reasons why I like your band so much. Thank you to Leven and Haugland.

Heeeey said...

OMG! 2nd one is just incredible!

Silvia said...
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Silvia said...

Thank you John!
Finally we can see some videos of yours, I thank you in the soul wep missing here on the blog, I love the sound is so intense ...
Hugs.
Silvia.

DanyEurope said...

Leven sei grande il basso ha un suono stupendo.......!!!! Europe non avete rivali e sono sicuro che il nuovo album sarà un capolavoro che rimarrà nella storia.....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Siete pieni d'inventiva e avete ancora molto da raccontare non infatti a caso siete gli EUROPE...!!!! EUROPE UN NOME UNA GARANZIA....!!!!!!!!!! :)

Soraya said...

It sounds GREAT!!

I'm really thrilled to hear these excellent songs...

XXX

vonnyloveseurope said...

Wonderful sound, John, congratulations! I try to connect to the blog as often as possible, although I'm enjoying my summer holiday. Every time I read and watch your new videos, I feel myself part of this amazing album. Good luck and keep on rocking!!!

ed said...

"Oi John;sempre desejamos ver solos seus!Obrigada por essas demostrações!"Ed Brasil.

Agnieszka said...

YEAH, EMINENT LEVEN RULES!!!!:-)

...and I want more!!!!!

kisses from Poland.

Paolo said...

Great tone, vibe, phrasing...Leven is the unsung hero of Europe!

Deni said...

Sounds great! Go, Leven! :)))

frampala said...

And all this time I was wondering what was missing!
That special Leven sound!
Now I feel complete!
That song is really cool.I catch myself humming it all the time.
I may have said it before but you guys are the best medicine after a tough day at work.

take care

Simoontje said...

Both sounds realy good! Makes me hot!!!

KRYS said...

Little by little you give us pleasure !
You're so sweet with us !
After our normal life you put us into the dream ones ..
love you guys !!!
krystine

samantha said...

sounds great john awesome,you guys have different sounds and when you put them together it,s awesome.devil u is a great song when joey was singing a little bit on the blog i was wandering how the song was going to sound.listen to others songs and it,s amazing.keep it up guys.hopefully after the album is done you will get the blog open on tour it would be great to clips from the tour.

Sahiyela Osiceca said...

I love to hear you playing the bass
For me, the bass is a very particular instrument with a sound so special and there, sound is magical...
Thanks Jompa, you are the best on bass.
Can't wait to listen to this album!

Kisses

Sahiyela

Arina said...

From what I heard so far... it's COOL STUFF!!!!
I think I'm starting to like this upcoming new album... ;-)

laurajoey said...

WOW!!!!That wonderful music......You are special.HELLO

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ALUAP said...

Thanks guys!
See you with this songs in July in Faro!
Paula

rockin' dreamer said...

This sounds fantastic!!!
Very, very, good John!

It's good to see and hear you.
Keep on rocking like this!

Anita said...

Sounds great allready !

petdetect said...

Sounds great, guys!
But I've been wondering:
any more info about the actual release date and/or final title?
And will there be something like a special edition pre-order version or something?

Jenny said...

Åhh jäklar vad det låter tungt o bra!!

Vad kul att få höra lite basgångar igen =)

Sounds fantastic!!

Nikki said...

Sounds awesome! What gear Leven uses?

marykarmen said...

noooo youre fantastic..john....guaaaauuuuuu...no more words...a great great bassist..one kiss for all....

Karen b said...
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Tomorrow said...

John I am glad to see you!

Stefanie said...

Holy $--t Leven! Has anyone ever told you that you kick a$$? :) :) :) :)

giovannisena said...

Mr. Leven
Great sound of your Fender Basses. Could you put some pictures of all equipment you used on the record. It seems you got used with a little drive on your bass which gives that fat sound. Well Just curious about the equipment...
Best regards from Brazil
Giovanni Sena

Marilena said...

Yes!Very very interesting, i love this song already..I can't wait for this new album!!!!
Kisses
Marilena

guppy said...

Wow! I'm especially impressed by that first piece. I always thought Jaco Pastorius was the best bass player of the world, but now I'm not so sure anymore.......

go on doing your thing!

christel said...

tous simplement genial ....a quand le concert pour paris nous somme un paquet de fan a vous attendre avec inpatience .
kiss john leven et mic ian john et joey.
christel

Daniela said...

Great job John! I really like both videos, but I have to admit that the second one is cool!
ROCK ON GUYS!

Fernanda said...

Love Devil U!!!!!!!! Great tune!!!!
This 70´s vibe is just amazing....... Love it!!!!!

Tina Joy said...

Leven! I love you!!!!!!!!

CATHY said...

Leven, Leven and Leven...

Finally this sound of bass !!! to see you playing ! "Devil U" i like that !!!

CATHY said...

Leven, Leven and Leven...

Finally the sound of bass !!! to see you playing ! "Devil U" i like that...

EuropeLover said...

Levèn, you are just so awesome.
Perfect ;-)

EffeTiBi said...

First video: John's musicianship shining through!
2nd video: the song sounds much more than awesome... we finally hear again the happiness in your music, and "Sunny Boy" Joey is there again :)
Now i REALLY can't wait for you guys to put this masterpiece OUT! :DD

Tempestgirl1970 said...

A love you, guys!!!

Thanks EUROPE
See you with this songs in July in Faro, ok.

simona scorza said...

A long sigh that persists a whole life...
Thanks...with my little heart...
Simona

joeylove53 said...

merci John!
c'est génial!
bisous!
Claire

Nadesdja said...

Ho-ho-ho... Mr eminent bass player... lol - Great job !

lilit said...

never entendere the sound of the low bajo, but sounds well
grace to the five to let to us share these moments with you

Anka said...

Thanks

giovannisena said...

--> guppy
To compare musicians it´s not a good option for anyone and now you come with JACO X LEVEN. I`m pretty sure if Mr. Leven reads your commentary he will start laughing... There´s nothing to do the playing of John Leven and Jaco Pastorius ... Sorry but I couldn´t pass when I saw your comment ... :>
best regards!

dave said...

Here is my opinion:

70 part is OK... but not the best thing I'have heard from you... Maybe the voice is not in place or needs more energy ... I don't know ... It needs time to grow maybe...

And I'm totally in love with the refrain But WITHOUT the guitar arrangement(I mean, simple chord like in the first video you post, I think it's powerfull)... No need to much guitar details of this refrain... Let it breath !!!

Well, It's only my point of view...

Uffe said...

John and His Amazing Bass:-)

Or as Lemmy once said!

Bass players - Dig it deeper!!!

RAWK/Uffe

lily said...

john you are the best bassman of the world, well for me....

kiss

ps: excuse my english

olga said...

I just want to say I'M IN LOVE

He,he,he...

I'm in love with this album and
this opportunity you give us for sharing your
work.

THANK YOUUUUUUUUU!!!!!

Stefania said...

Bass players rule!

More power to bass! :)

melody_tokyo said...

Yeah! What John Leven was playing is U Devil U. I love this song SO much! I once addicted to Last Look at Eden when I heard it at first time but U Devil U is now my most favourite song among 4 new songs I've ever heard.

And I wanna say I love Devil Sings Blues SO much!

You are really a great band!!!

melody_tokyo said...

I came here again cuz I wanna listen to the song of the first video. I believe it must become one of too beautiful songs from Europe.

Some of your songs are too beautiful to be sung by a rock band. On Broken Wings, Sign of Times, Here Comes the Night, Coast to Coast and others. And I really love these songs.

I created a YouTube playlist named "Europe too beautiful songs" and put videos of these songs onto it. This song will be put there too.

And I wanna hear the entire new album as soon as possible.