Welcome to the Planet
Bill Briare & ChanneLight FAQ Q. What kind of music is it? A. That's always one of the hardest questions to answer. We have many musical influences and when you listen to ChanneLight you will hear Rock, Progressive, Latin, African, Israeli, Irish, Pop, Brazilian, Ska and many other types of sounds. The lyrics range from satire to spiritual wonderings and masked political commentary. In a word, it's eclectic. Q. What type instruments are on this CD? A. Lead Vocal,Steel Drum,Backup Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Acoustic 12-String, Bass, Lead Guitar, Electric Rhythm Guitar, Drums, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Congas, Djembe, Synths, Mandolin, Lead Acoustic Guitar, Surdo, Cuica, Violin, Flute, Ranat-Ek, Slide Guitar, Egg, Shekere, Bell, Misc. Percussion, Bamboo Reed Flute, Cajon, Banjo, Dumbek, Tabla, Mbira Q. When did ChanneLight making music and where did that name come from? A. The original group started in the mid-80's and personnel have changed over the years. The band has always been fluid with more members for some shows and other times performing as even a duo. The name ChanneLight came in the middle of the night in a dream and suggest bringing positive light and music to the world. Q. How many albums have you released? A. This is the 7th album of music released by Bill under various names. It is the third under the ChanneLight name with Questions and Welcome to the Planet being the other two. Bill has also released several albums of children's music. Q. How many songs are on the album? A. There are 12 original songs on the album. Q. Any surprises in store for your listeners? A. Yes Q. Are there some catchy tunes I can put on my work-out IPod? A. Yes. Q. Can I download this CD music to an Ipod or perhaps one of the other more superior non-Apple media devices? A. Yes on all accounts. Q. Does Channelight play live shows? A. Yes.