Chris And Midge On Youtube!

Posted by: PASSINGSTRANGER

Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Sun, 05 Oct 2008 07:41:00

Hi All!
Spotted this on Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Koocg4cGfBQ
Chris & Midge checking out some Ultravox samples recently.
Kind regards All!
Rob.
Posted by: JesperDK

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Sun, 05 Oct 2008 09:24:00

WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW!

It`s just incredible great to see you Chris!!!!

All The Best from Denmark!!!!
Posted by: leggylady

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Sun, 05 Oct 2008 11:21:00

WOW, WOW WOW..... FANTASTIC!

This clip just wasn't long enough! So what were they doing? This is going to set the rumour mill into overdrive big time!!!!
ooooohhhhh it's sooooo exciting! wink
Posted by: Lynne

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Sun, 05 Oct 2008 12:18:00

I can't believe it I am actually teary-eyed!! This is fantastic!
Posted by: Rhonda

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Sun, 05 Oct 2008 16:10:00

Thank you very very much for this laugh laugh
Posted by: Brian

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Sun, 05 Oct 2008 17:26:00

Quote:
Originally posted by leggylady:
WOW, WOW WOW..... FANTASTIC!

This clip just wasn't long enough! So what were they doing? This is going to set the rumour mill into overdrive big time!!!!
ooooohhhhh it's sooooo exciting! wink
They are in Midge's garden shed studio.

Compare the way it looks to this Sound on Sound video of Midge's studio.

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=oJM6lkflbiM

Brian
Posted by: Nils

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Sun, 05 Oct 2008 17:32:00

They seem to recreate the old Ultravox sounds. And why should they do it, if not for a revival tour? wink
Posted by: Brian

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Sun, 05 Oct 2008 17:53:00

And only sounds from tracks on Vienna & RIE were played so it has to be a tour to support the remasters. excited

Midge is wearing the same top as he wore at the Abbey Road session.So the MU & CC meet up must have been recent.

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=4poi9jyjhSM
Posted by: maryann

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 00:31:00

Quote:
Originally posted by PASSINGSTRANGER:
Hi All!
Spotted this on Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Koocg4cGfBQ
Chris & Midge checking out some Ultravox samples recently.
I think I have watched this 20 times already! smile
Posted by: david L.

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 01:15:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Brian:

Midge is wearing the same top as he wore at the Abbey Road session.So the MU & CC meet up must have been recent.

whilst you may be correct - Midge is not royalty ( yet ) and is allowed to appear in public wearing the same clothes twice.
Posted by: Cromlech

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 01:37:00

[hysteria]

...and he's using his right hand!

His right hand, for Lordies sake!!!!!!

Don't you all know what this means??!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

[/hysteria]

viking

PS: "...follow the gourd...!" wink
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 02:53:00

Yes, it proves once and for all that he plays the keys at that end of the instrument right handed, not left, as previously thought.

eek
Posted by: Cromlech

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 03:00:00

knew it....

...I bloody knew it!...

It's a sign...a SIGN a tell you all!!

Bwahahahahahahhaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!


viking
Posted by: Cromlech

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 03:03:00

On a slightly more genteel point:

Could someone...anyone actually...just give us the merest hint of actual info as to what (if anything) is going on?

Y'know..a little feline / sack unleashing fest?

You know you'll feel better if you do...

And I can almost certainly guarantee a comfortable place for you in the hereafter / Nirvana / Valhalla / Middle Earth, etc...should such a plane of existence ...er...exist..

Sort of...

viking
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 03:39:00

What? You want a website sponsored 'cat fight' after keeping them tied up in a bag so as to make them mad? You're an insane and cruel man.

ha
Posted by: Sleepwalker

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 03:53:00

Could it be that Warren is in the air right now on a 747 heading for Heathrow!!! confused2
Posted by: Cromlech

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 04:14:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Paul Hitchcock:
What? You want a website sponsored 'cat fight' after keeping them tied up in a bag so as to make them mad? You're an insane and cruel man.

ha
Sir.

You forget that I'm Welsh.

Professional cat-duelling (or 'Mae Chat Un Fightio' as we say in these parts) is a respectable pass-time for some..

Please remember, these are no ordinary cats either. Bred from the finest Welsh Duelling stock some of these creatures can trace their ancestry all the way back to last Wednesday.

Why, just yesterday a feline punch-up of almost Olympic proportions between current Welsh Champion Paperweight 'Ponty Slugger' and the pacifistic pretender to that title, 'Pixel The Wonder Kitten' ended in a surprising win for the newcomer when he spiked his opponents favourite fishy treats with catnip.

So I snort in derision at your claims of cruelty, insanity. Further, your implied rubbing of my nose in my race's intellectual deficiencies, lack of height and unrestricted use of Sir Tom Jones in built-up areas is completely without precedent or justification.

Sir: I bid you ta-raaaaa!

viking

PS: for those of you of a nervous disposition, here's a cute picture of the winner just to prove all is well in the world. Ah, bless....

Posted by: Black Shadow

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 04:18:00

Originally posted by Sleepwalker:

Quote:
If there was to be a possible reunion, you gotta have the mighty 'WAH' on drums surely?
Indeed! cool


But I'm just thinking, didn't Warren decide to quit playing drums and make the switch to electric guitar many years ago? I read somewhere that he did but I'm not sure, can anyone clarify?
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 04:18:00

Cromlech, Sir,

Your posting has made me smile, albeit I take nothing back from my original reply. I have to say though; judging by your photo, that Tom Jones has let himself go a bit hasn't he? And I always thought he was much taller...

ha
Posted by: maryann

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 05:40:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Cromlech:
here's a cute picture of the winner just to prove all is well in the world. Ah, bless....

What's with the flower necklace? confused2
Posted by: newvox

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 05:48:00

This reminds me of a thread M and i were going to start over at 'Metamatic', where we all post pictures of our pets. bemused
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:08:00

Really, that would be too much. A picture of Tom Jones in his 'Flower Power' period is really quite enough.

smile
Posted by: maryann

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:12:00

Quote:
Originally posted by newvox:
This reminds me of a thread M and i were going to start over at 'Metamatic', where we all post pictures of our pets. bemused
And being the master wordsmith, K was going to call it 'Petamatic'.
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:17:00

And everyone would have groaned to the same old tune...

smile
Posted by: newvox

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:18:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Paul Hitchcock:
Really, that would be too much. A picture of Tom Jones in his 'Flower Power' period is really quite enough.

smile
Ive never dressed any cats up as Tom Jones, but naturally we had a few Toms. wink

We never did the thread, as we thought about bandwidth.

Especially with Maryann's cats. nervouslaugh
Posted by: maryann

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:25:00

Quote:
Originally posted by newvox:
Especially with Maryann's cats. nervouslaugh
lmao
Posted by: newvox

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:30:00

All way off topic at the mo' but heres the one time for people to see M's girls. PX and PK.

Posted by: Sleepwalker

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:30:00

Nice Pussy cool

Can we all get back on track noo!

UUUUUULTRAVOX!

C'MON BOYS, YE KNOW YE WANT TO !!!
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:31:00

Quote:
Originally posted by newvox:
Ive never dressed any cats up as Tom Jones, but naturally we had a few Toms. wink
Really. Well, that's not unusual I guess.

ha

Yeah, ok - it was lame. A self imposed groan for me there...

:rolleyes:
Posted by: maryann

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:32:00

Quote:
Originally posted by newvox:
All way off topic as the mo' but heres the one time for people to see M's girls. PX and PK.

Thanks, K. They love Ultravox too!
Posted by: newvox

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:36:00

Quote:
Originally posted by maryann:
Thanks, K. They love Ultravox too!
Thats true, they do!! And were nicely back on topic. nutjob
Posted by: Anonymous

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 06:44:00

Quote:
Originally posted by maryann:
Quote:
Originally posted by newvox:
[b] All way off topic as the mo' but heres the one time for people to see M's girls. PX and PK.

Thanks, K. They love Ultravox too! [/b]
What, no Cat Stevens? No Atomic Kitten in their collection?

eek
Posted by: CONNY'S PIG

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 08:02:00

Moggy Moggy Moggy
OI, OI, OI

Oh dear, I must stay away from the Great North Run shocked
Posted by: Sleepwalker

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 10:31:00

Aye kidda, like ye dae the keypad on yer blower!!! :p wink cool
Posted by: N14AZ

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 17:30:00

Stupid question: who recorded this video? Who is cambox2? First I thought it might be Berenice Hardman but this seems to be wrong.

You know, if we know who it is, we know who has to be tortured to tell us what they have spoken and why they did these excersises. evil
Posted by: Björn

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 06 Oct 2008 17:52:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Sans Frontières:
Originally posted by Sleepwalker:

Quote:
[b]If there was to be a possible reunion, you gotta have the mighty 'WAH' on drums surely?
Indeed! cool


But I'm just thinking, didn't Warren decide to quit playing drums and make the switch to electric guitar many years ago? I read somewhere that he did but I'm not sure, can anyone clarify? [/b]
Playing drums is like riding a bike. Once you learned, it´s not that hard to pick up again.

//Björn
Posted by: Chooch

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 05:24:00

[/QUOTE]Playing drums is like riding a bike. Once you learned, it´s not that hard to pick up again.

//Björn [/QB][/QUOTE]

True in a sense, but the fitness level to perform for that long might be hard to get back at his age ( sorry Warren )and if he hasn't picked up his sticks in 25 years.....and fairplay to him he used to batter the shite out of them skins!! eek
Posted by: JesperDK

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 05:54:00

Well, we really don`t know that, do we!

wink
Posted by: Chooch

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 06:00:00

Quote:
Originally posted by JesperDK:
Well, we really don`t know that, do we!

wink
We don't...but its bloody great fun speculating eh Jesper... biglaugh
Posted by: JesperDK

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 06:04:00

You are completely right Chooch!!!!
It really is!!!!

smile
Posted by: JesperDK

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 06:08:00

But I really don`t want anybody else
to do the drums!!!!
Warren was the drummer in Ultravox!!!!
Warren is the drummer in Ultravox!!!!
Warren will always be the drummer in Ultravox!!!!
Posted by: JesperDK

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 06:09:00

smile
Posted by: Chooch

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 06:59:00

I agree Jesper...theres only one Warren and im sure the differences that led to Warren being asked to leave are a distant memory now...it wouldn't be the same if they got back together and Warren wasn't involved ( who's going to sing ( or talk ) on MR X if he don't agree!!!)

Warren if your lurking get those sticks dusted down and cut back on them ciggies!!! laugh
Posted by: Björn

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 15:13:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Chooch:
Playing drums is like riding a bike. Once you learned, it´s not that hard to pick up again.

//Björn [/QUOTE]

True in a sense, but the fitness level to perform for that long might be hard to get back at his age ( sorry Warren )and if he hasn't picked up his sticks in 25 years.....and fairplay to him he used to batter the shite out of them skins!! eek [/QB][/QUOTE]

Sure he have to practice a bit, but at least, he doesn´t have to play 3-4 four hours sets of very physical drumming behind Bruce Springsteen like Max Weinberg, who´s in the same age. An Warren can probably rest a bit in numbers like "Vienna" or "Visions in blue" and other tracks with electronic percussion.

But this thread is about Chris, and why don´t we worry about forthcoming blisters on his fingers after starting rehearsing bassguitar after a very long time? laugh

Regards Björn
Posted by: DougG

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 21:22:00

Nobody will get blisters (or various forms of exhaustion) if they reunite and reimagine the old songs in kind of a laid-back lounge style, a la Eric Clapton's unplugged update of Layla. evil
Posted by: Björn

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 07 Oct 2008 23:12:00

Quote:
Originally posted by DougG:
Nobody will get blisters (or various forms of exhaustion) if they reunite and reimagine the old songs in kind of a laid-back lounge style, a la Eric Clapton's unplugged update of Layla. evil
Beware! "All stood still" in a laid back lounge style yuk . I also prefer the original "Layla" version.

//Björn
Posted by: boarderGurl

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 13 Oct 2008 15:00:00

Is it just me, or is the video now totally GONE from YouTube?? Ack!


Genny
Posted by: Cerise

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Mon, 13 Oct 2008 15:50:00

Quote:
Originally posted by boarderGurl:
Is it just me, or is the video now totally GONE from YouTube?? Ack!
No, it's still there: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Koocg4cGfBQ
Posted by: boarderGurl

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Tue, 14 Oct 2008 14:34:00

UGH! Thank you, Cerise! I was searching on the US version. LOL Silly me!
Posted by: Black Shadow

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Wed, 22 Oct 2008 15:16:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Bjorn:
Playing drums is like riding a bike. Once you learned, it´s not that hard to pick up again.

//Björn
I'd have to agree, having just watched Chris play the bass guitar for the first time in many years. laugh

Cheers
Posted by: Sleepwalker

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Thu, 23 Oct 2008 07:19:00

Chris, nobody asked you anything?!?!?!
Yeah, we're no daft ye ken!
Who's next or the youtube teaser alert i wonder...hmmm...will it be Billy, or even the mighty WAH!...could it be Enry, the mild mannered janitor?

Those in the ken, ken whit they ken right!
(Just ask him as he seems to know everything...is the world gonna end in 2012?)

New bass is it? New Trace Elliot is it?
There are wee birdies everywhere confused2

Thought ye were an Ampeg man meself likes!
Will he dig out the old Steinberger, or will he opt for his trusty n'rusty frigate grey Fender?!?! nutjob
Posted by: Kitty Purrington

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Thu, 23 Oct 2008 10:56:00

Hot dang! Yee haa! mexican
This is exciting, if they do a reunion thing I will go *almost* anywhere in the world to experience it! and what's going on here with Chris, I thought he didn't want to be pictured these days, and now there's these two new videos on YouTube... hmm.. very cool.
Posted by: N14AZ

Re: Chris And Midge On Youtube! - Sun, 26 Oct 2008 23:00:00

Am I the only one? When I see this video I have to think about the movie Space Cowboys...