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Genres: Alternative / Progressive / Rock

Location: Lugano, Switzerland

Stats: 39 fans / 9,883 plays / 8 plays today





4 tracks

Members: Pino - drums | Nick - vocals | Stefano - bass guitar | Andrea - guitars | Gianmaria - keyboards

Plain is now a five-piece alternative rock band based in Lugano, Switzerland born at the end of 2004. The different musical backgrounds of each member are the essence of this blend of musical flavours winking to a British art rock approach.

The band has spent last year working hard with dedication and professional commitment on their debut LP album "Different Not Strange" released during this spring 2008.

Written, produced and performed by Plain with the collaboration of both Chris Sheldon (Oceansize, Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro, Roger Waters, etc.) for the mixing and Kevin Metcalfe (The Soundmasters, London) for the mastering, this debut album is hard to define or label because of the quirky sounds produced from this unusual combination of talents and personalities.

From the release in 2005 of their first five tracks self-produced promo EP, available in online stores and reviewed favorably by press, local newspapers and online international magazines, Plain started performing at some of the most significant Swiss venues, also playing support to groups from the international music scene and working with local artists, catching the attention of the public and the media in Switzerland, Europe and the United States.

Eclectic musicians such as Pino (drums), Nick (lead voice), Stefano (bass), Andrea (guitars) and Gianmaria (keyboards) are the core and engine of this band, giving energy and dynamism during their live shows as well as in the recorded product.


December, 2008

Finally our debut album "Different Not Strange" is available to be downloaded in major online stores!
Here are some examples:

iTunes | eMusic | Amazon | Musicload | Napster | Audio Lunchbox | Exlibris
and many more...

due to serious problems experienced by our digital distributor with its releases some of the provided links may not work properly
our album should be available again very soon... hopefully!

Soon we're going to sell our physical CD on our MySpace page and our official website too.
So for the ones who would like to have in their hands something better than only their iPods... Stay tuned and we will keep you informed about it.

Thank you so much for having waited so long and for your constant support.

Watch our "Different Not Strange" videoclip directed by filmmaker Lara Cosentino Micastudio directly here on Purevolume or YouTube.

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Plainonline.com - Plain Official Website

MySpace.com/Plainonline - Plain Official MySpace Page


  • ewereka! said:
    nice work! Jul 18
  • ewereka! said:
    nice work! Jul 18
  • tanacea said:
    My band uses this great fee service, I thought you might like to check it out. http://www.scriggle-it.com/ Feb 23
  • *D*a*r*X* said:
    ragazzi spaccate di brutto!!! suonate ancora in giro? Dec 21
  • ewereka! said:
    Great vocals, great sounds! I\'m now officially a big fan! Raquel @the ewereka team! Jun 09
  • 69heath69 said:
    you guys are an awesome band...too bad i cant download any of your tuff...keep up the good work May 27

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Different Not Strange

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