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We Will Swing You Album

The PIRATE SWING Band is Jiri Sevcik‘s band project, joining together 13 of the very best musicians from all around the Czech Republic. The repertoire of the band is swing musical arrangements of other artist from different genres including Michael Jackson, Madonna, The Police, Bon Jovi, Nirvana, Oasis, Coldplay, Rolling Stones and...Queen.

The band first grabbed public and media attention through the pirate roof concert, which was broadcast on the main evening national TV news in the Czech Republic. International attention came with their success at what would have been Freddie Mercury's birthday party in Montreux, Switzerland, where they played an exclusive 80 minute set of "Queen-songs-rearranged-to-swing". 

For the last three years they have been the official number one swing band in the Czech Republic, performing on the most watched TV and radio programs and are starting to get global attention. Following the Montreux show CNN International broadcast a special feature about this unique band.

On September 5, 2012, under official approval of Queen, the Pirate Swing Band released a studio album of their own swing arrangements of Queen songs, "We Will Swing You!" with Queen's office requesting 14 copies of the album!

The godfathers of the "We Will Swing You!“ album were the famous Czech singer Karel Gott, European swing legend Felix Slovacek and Freddie Mercury’s former P.A Peter Freestone.

"We Will Swing You!" is available on Amazon worldwide, plus exclusively for retail at the Bazar Suisse shop in Montreux.

For more information head over to www.pirateswingband.com

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We Will Swing You Album

Michael Donnelly

Bought the album on Amazon the other day. Played it a few times now and, it's a grower. I'm sure Freddie woulda loved it darling lol.

Cooler

Sinatra meets Mercury! Great album, great idea, easy listening crooners from Czech Republic, bravo!

Robert

Seen them live in Montreux... what a show!

Jürgen

You can't make it worse.

bastiaan

hoy ik ben bas een queen fan

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