roger Posted February 4, 2014 Share Posted February 4, 2014 Platinum Weird is a musical collaboration formed in 2004 between Dave Stewart and Kara DioGuardi. It is also the subject of an elaborate hoax placing the band in 1974, including a half hour mockumentary produced for television network VH1 and a series of bogus World Wide Web fan sites and related false documents for the 'lost' group.Make Believe is the first album by Platinum Weird. To tie in with the band's back-story, it was marketed as a "lost" album from 1974, with vocals credited to fictional lead singer Erin Grace. In reality, the album was written and recorded in 2005 and 2006, with vocals by Kara DioGuardi. The album features Ringo Starr on two tracks.In a September 2011 interview, Dave Stewart stated that "the actual Platinum Weird record never actually came out!" Originally, the bonus disc that came in Best Buy copies of the album, was the actual album that was supposed to released. It was out of fun that Dave and Kara "recorded some versions of these songs as if it was the early Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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