BBC School of Rock students are to be congratulated on their worldwide release of BBC’s own imprint record label – Big Green Records. The label has been created in partnership with Brisbane’s digital music aggregator, Gyrostream, and provides opportunities for our talented musicians to release new music to a worldwide audience on all digital platforms including Spotify and iTunes Music.
Our talented BBC musicians have recently launched the new label with the coordinated release of four songs:
We Build Spaceships: Jenny is a Nightmare
Winner of the Darren Middleton Song Competition and Queensland Music Awards Finalist
Charlie White, Oscar White, Ben Marshall
Fleet Street Band: Feel Something
Queensland Music Awards Finalist
Toby Hobart, Michael Bellgard, Will O’Meara
Mitch Salisbury: Potent Love
Highly Commended – Darren Middleton Song Competition and Highly Commended – Queensland Music Awards
Mitch Salisbury, Jonathon Vickers, Jack Robertson (Year 12, 2018)
Toby Hobart: Warrior
BBC has a strong tradition of producing exceptional quality original recorded music, which is on display through the Darren Middleton Song Writing Competition. BBC Music is honoured to assist boys by using the combined resources of the College community and partners to maximise the impact of original student music.
In the opening week, our artists have amassed over 50,000 plays on Spotify alone and have been featured on playlists for Universal Music and Release Radar alongside world famous international artists.
Please follow the links below to the Big Green Records playlists on Spotify and Apple iTunes, featuring the above works. Follow and add all of these boys to your playlists and share their music widely so we can celebrate their enormous achievements.
Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/21JfQtXPWIPsmAoqPzswzB
Listen on Apple iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/playlist/big-green-records/pl.u-55D6XV5c82kmye
Congratulations to BBC Music, in particular Mr Dan Pratt and the students involved, on achieving this milestone. This is an incredible achievement and shows the enormous breadth of talent within our student community and the unwavering commitment of our staff in nurturing those talents.
Big Green Records Release Video Clip
Charlie, Oscar and Ben from the band, We Build Spaceships are proud to release the video clip for their song, Jenny is a Nightmare, which has been played over 20,000 times since its release on Spotify last month.
This is the first clip release for the band who were finalists in the Queensland Music Awards and winners of the 2018 Darren Middleton Song Writing Competition at BBC. The video clip was produced in house by the BBC Film Crew who are working closely with bands to create professional productions for Big Green Records. Congratulations boys!
Visit YouTube to view the video clip for Jenny is a Nightmare.