For Immediate Release
09-01-2002 – The Lighthouse Family, aka Tunde Baiyewu and Paul Tucker, have enjoyed huge commercial success; the 1995 debut album ‘Ocean Drive’ sold 2.5m copies and 1997’s ‘Postcards From Heaven’ registered sales of 3.7m. The band’s third album; ‘Whatever Gets You Through The Day’, released late last year on Polydor Records, continues to prove massively popular with the bands loyal following. The band’s live channel list now includes Audio-Technica microphones in 32 positions throughout the stage. A full channel list follows: Kick ATM25 Snare top ATM23HE Snare bottom ATM23HE Tom (x3) ATM35 Overheads (L & R) AT4050 Hi Hat AT4053a Conga (x3) ATM35 Percussion overheads (L & R) AT4050 Bongos AT4033a Handheld percussion AT4053a Electric Guitar (R & L) AT4047SV Trombone AT4033a French horn AT4033a Flute AT4053a Tux vocals AT4055 Backing vocals (x4) AT4055 Tunde radio vocals ATW7373 Choir mics (x4) AT4050 Paul Mason, Audio-Technica’s market development manager, and the man behind this latest endorsement, welcomed Tunde and Paul into the Audio-Technica family. “The Lighthouse family has played a significant role in the UK music scene for over 15 years, gaining a reputation not only for their unique sound, but for producing highly crafted, superbly produced records and concerts. “We are therefore naturally delighted that they have found that Audio-Technica microphones meet their exacting production standards, and we are looking forward to working closely with them in the future.” Plans have been made for the band to appear in a forthcoming Audio-Technica promotional campaign.