Janice Long played Planet Sweet by ZANTi on BBC Radio Wales Weds 22nd August. The track Planet Sweet is taken from the new ZANTi album ‘Broken Hearted City’. This album is now available on CD and soon digitally + vinyl on exclusive license to Downwards Records. Listen to Janice Long’s show to hear Planet Sweet at 1hr 51 (available for 30 days).

From the official Boomkat press release:

ZANTi are Anni Hogan and Derek Forbes. Anni has worked with Nick Cave, Paul Weller, Barry Adamson, Gavin Friday. If the midnight cowboy went electro…

“After a momentous magical meeting at SCI-FI LONDON film festival, Anni Hogan and Derek Forbes realised they had a lot more in common than their favourite sci-fi The Zanti Misfits!

A compelling combined musical history, Hogan’s success as Marc Almond‘s MD and key collaborator throughout the 80’s culminating with a UK no 1 with Almond and Gene Pitney plus Derek Forbes success with Propaganda and Simple Minds (resulting in a recent prestigious Ivor Novello award) inspired the sonic pair to create ZANTi…”

Purchase Broken Hearted City at Boomkat today

About Anni Hogan:

Anni has acheived Gold Record, multi-million selling Number 1 hit single status and is a songwriter, musician, producer and arranger known internationally being a key and original member of Marc and The Mambas with Marc Almond, Derek Forbes (Simple MindsBig Country), Paul Weller (The Style Council), Wolfgang Flür (ex Kraftwerk) and Mercury nominee Barry Adamson.

Anni’s seminal solo EP Kickabye (1985) is also widely regarded as a cult classic with an illustrious line up of artists. This acclaimed EP was released on Cabaret Voltaire’s Doublevision label.

About Derek Forbes:

Derek Forbes is a 70 million selling, Ivor Novello winning Triple Platinum musician & songwriter, famous for being a songwriter and bassist with Simple MindsBig Country and Propaganda, and his collaborations with David BowieIggy PopHerbie HancockDave Gilmour (Pink Floyd) and Kirsty MacColl.

Derek has also received ‘Best Bass Player In the World‘ and ‘Best British Bass Player’ titles, and has toured/performed with Peter GabrielBonoJohnny MarrChrissie HyndeThe AlarmSpear of Destiny and The Damned.

Book ZANTi for your festival, concert or live music event at the ZANTi page at Atrium Talent