Bouncing souls frontman greg attonito and his wife shanti wintergate, who put out a childrens book a few years back, have again teamed up as the duo play date to record an album of childrens. I went for a walk a childrens book by shanti wintergate. And now hes got a whole kids music label, fun fun records. It has many levels with a message for both children and adults. I went for a walk takes the reader on an adventure of world travels with. On one hand, anything that even slightly resembles an installment of the kidz bop record series, with their grating wall of exuberant children singing hits for other little kids, should be disregarded on principle alone. The bouncing souls stoked for the summer returns to the stone pony summer stage in asbury park. Play date consists of husbandandwife duo greg attonito lead vocalist for punk legends bouncing souls and shanti wintergate. Were so excited to finally let it out into the world. In 2007 wintergate and atonnito toured in locales such as san francisco doing book readings, also singing the words with guitar. Like a great song, it fills your heart with imagination and inspiration. We had so much fun making this video for the song, dance like a monster. So it wasnt particularly shocking when the bouncing souls lead singer greg attonito came out with a childrens book. In 2008, the duo released a children s book and toured the us doing readings.
The bouncing souls greg attonito and his wife singersongwriter shanti wintergate form the duo play date, writing and performing music for kids. We booked a tour, doing readings for kids from the book, at elementary schools, libraries, and bookstores, and during the readings we decided that were musicians, so we wrote a couple of kids songs. Musicians greg attonito and shanti wintergate will inspire kids with their interactive performance and reading of their book. Bouncing souls frontman greg attonito and his wife shanti wintergate, who put out a children s book a few years back, have again teamed up as the duo play date to record an album of children s. Like his art, the project is a collaboration with his partner, shanti wintergate the book was released today and the entire book along with music and narration can be seen online in the form of a 10 minute video. It captivates the reader, pulling one into the fantasy. The artwork and track listing was released on march 12, 2012, along with the album s third track, static, which is available to be streamed online. Clockwise from bottom left, vocalist greg attonito, drummer george rebelo, bassist brian kienlen and guitarist pete steinkopf of bouncing souls. Bouncing souls mark 30 years as new jerseys punk heroes with stone pony show, book, ep. Greg attonito, frontman of beloved new jersey punk rock act bouncing souls has unveiled another nonsouls project in the form of a new children s book called i went for a walk. This is the latest side project for bouncing souls lead singer greg attonito, a veteran punk rocker who teamed up with his songwriter wife, shanti wintergate, to write a children s book. Greg attonito and shanti wintergate play date announce. Around the bend, outside the box and out of this world, this new children s book explodes off the page with the energy of a great rock song.
When the couple first met, attonito would make postcards for his future. This store is filled with revolving collections, original paintings and prints by artist and musician gregory attonito. Bouncing souls frontman greg attonito and his wife shanti wintergate, who put out a childrens book a few years back, have again teamed up. I ran into greg attonito, frontman for veteran jersey punks the bouncing souls, at acl fest last weekend and was surprised to learn he was playing the kiddie stage with wife shanti wintergate as. The new group play date will have a debut album out october 9th on fun fun records. Its a day to honor the joy of reading to your children which i do with lovecraft because, well, im kind of a bad person, and some wonderful musicians have. Greg attonito of the bouncing souls has a play date with ventura. Join facebook to connect with greg attonito and others you may know. Bouncing souls mark 30 years with stone pony show, book, ep. Illustrated by attonito and written by wintergate, the story touches on lessons of equality, tolerance, beauty, and variety. Award winning kindie duo play date on tour this fall.
Bouncing soul greg attonitos book i went for a walk video online. Diane has 1,252 books on goodreads, and is currently reading the devils punchbowl by greg iles, the weight of ink by rachel kadish, and where the desert. Back at the bookstore, the crowd is mixed, with about 50 children, parents. Words by shanti wintergate and original artwork by gregory attonito the. Why listen to crap like the wiggles when you can listen to greg from the bouncing souls sing familyfriendly songs with his wife. Weve been having a blast at acl in lovely austin, tx. Buy the bouncing soulss album titled bouncing souls to enjoy in your home or car, or gift it to another music lover. Best sellers todays deals new releases customer service gift ideas books gift cards electronics home computers sell kindle books kindle unlimited prime reading bestsellers kindle daily deal. Bouncing souls singers childrens rock act plays sunday. Greg from bouncing souls publishing new childrens book.
Greg attonito, frontman of beloved new jersey punk rock act bouncing souls has unveiled his new childrens book called i went for a walk. Play date greg attonito and shanti wintergate talk about. Just a reminder that the bouncing souls singer greg attonito and his wife shanti wintergate are reading from their childrens book i went for a. Like his art, the project is a collaboration with his partner, shanti wintergate.
Bouncing soul greg attonitos book i went for a walk. Bouncing souls by the bouncing souls 45778651023 cd. I think weve had a great impact on people, and a positive impact in many, many ways, and thats kind of what our book thats coming out is about. Okay, we put out a childrens book in 2007, and it kind of propelled us to start writing some childrens songs. Now an editor and mom to two young kids, you can imagine my surprise and delight to receive a press release with the subject line, from play datethe bouncing souls greg attonito and singersongwriter shanti wintergatenew kids albumwe all shine. Animated version of childrens picture book, i went for a walk. Bouncing souls frontman and wife author childrens book. The husbandandwife singersongwriters, greg attonito and shanti wintergate, began performing kids music while promoting their childrens book, i went for a walk, in 2007. What strikes this book apart from most childrens books released in the past few years, is that this hearkens back to an era when childrens books encouraged and. They also played music at their readings, from which sprang the concept for play date. The bouncing souls lead singer greg attonito found a creative way to spend his time between his punk bands tour dates illustrating a children s book. Bouncing into playdate october 17, 2012 by upperwetside bouncing souls frontman greg attonito joins singersongwriterspouse and playdate partner shanti wintergate for a special allages party celebrating the release of imagination, the debut kindierock release from the creators of the kids book i went for a walk. Alfie templeman, jonah yano, the soft pink truth, christian lalama, trace mountains and dune listen now. The bouncing souls frontman greg attonito and wife shanti wintergate have created a childrens book together, titled i went for a walk.
Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. If you have never heard of greg attonito then you probably dont know who the bouncing souls are, and if you dont know who the bouncing souls are, then you are probably in the. I went for a walk is a childrens book authored by wintergate and illustrated by her husband greg attonito in 2007. This book is an amazing eye opening journey through the eyes of a child. About the book i went for a walk a childrens book by.
Between gigs, bouncing souls singer illustrated his wifes book for kids. The label is promising new music from dan potthast mu330, kepi ghoulie, greg attonito bouncing. Play date shows have been a blast, the kids and families have been loving it and weve had the chance to catch some amazing music. Greg attonito and shanti wintergate i went for a walk pt. So it only makes sense that he and his wife, singerauthor shanti wintergate, write books for children. While much of the east coast punk scene touted a hardcore toughguy image in during the late 80s, he and his band the bouncing souls covered i want candy and wrote songs about your mom. Asian man records founder mike park has created a new label for childrens music, fun fun records. So it wasnt particularly shocking when the bouncing souls lead singer greg attonito came out with a children s book, i went for a walk, which he illustrated while on the road dates with his new. Pete steinkopf and bryan kienlen had a cover band called the switch around 86 and 87, recalls frontman greg attonito. Its little snapshots sort of a tip of the iceberg of people that have had anywhere from a minimal but meaningful experience with the bouncing. Mike park asian man records starts childrens music.
Shanti wintergate and greg attonito from bouncing souls reading from their children s book i went for a walk at the village bookshoppe in rockville center, long island 111807 part one. Today is international childrens book day, celebrated every april 2 on the birthday of little mermaid author hans christian andersen. The bouncing souls released their ninth studio album, comet on june 12, 2012 via rise records, their first album for that label. Sing and dance along to the jams of kindie music band play date. Tabloidwriter harper rostov breaks up with her boyfriend only to fall into the arms of nick cavallarocertified punkrock god who is considered a genius by fans and critics alike. I went for a walk animation narrated by gregory attonito youtube. The artwork and track listing was released on march 12, 2012, along with the albums third track, static, which is available to be streamed online.1301 404 376 268 1383 268 371 869 1103 1330 434 1364 510 173 1411 1039 1456 1439 319 739 1401 1059 1498 274 184 882 170 987 931 1247 543 1222 854 363 772 1237 475