Vanquish the Necromancer

from by The Bing Turkby Ensemble

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  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $1 NZD  or more

     

  • Cassette + Digital Album

    Need some good old-fashioned tapey goodness? This is what you're after. A lovingly hand-dubbed cassette of the Atlantean Night Tourists album. Leave it lying around at work so people know how damn special you are, that you have a piece of plastic-y art that Bing Turkby prepared just for you!
    Limited to 50 copies universe-wide. The master .wav files will be smashed afterwards and incinerated, so no more can ever be made. OMG, how much more special could it get than that?
    Well, you could always buy a copy of The Musomancer book (below) and ask Bing to sign it for you I suppose. Whoah, if you did that, people would know you were the very tippest of the top in your local community.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Atlantean Night Tourists via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 2 days
    edition of 50 

      $7 NZD or more 

     

  • The first volume in a new magical musical mystery fantasy series by Bing Turkby.

    Paperback, 174 pages, 20.3 x 12.7cm. ISBN 978-1537327785.

    The story:
    A guitarist dies, after writing the best riff of his life. As far as the Police are concerned, the death appears to be due to natural causes. But to Jareth McHendry, it is the sinister work of an evil Musomancer, and the start of a powerful spell that will ruin mankind.
    Is Jareth a deluded eccentric, or is he the only person standing between humanity and catastrophic devastation? Can he track down the evil Musomancer?And if he does, will he be able to keep his guitar in tune long enough to save the world?

    Includes unlimited streaming of Atlantean Night Tourists via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 2 days

      $15 NZD or more 

     

about

A fairly straightforward tale of derring-do, sung in a very silly voice.
As you may have guessed, I had just learned how to play Substitute by The Who on guitar and I wanted to do something cool with chord inversions and stuff like that.

You can see the video for this song here:
youtu.be/NJ0gcKWh4nk?list=UU-F1zgOULX1sLinfIr66zDw

lyrics

Settle down, take the cup
Say your cheers, yeah, drink it up
Say your cheers, cry your tears
Come the morning you're leaving here

Take your coat, yeah take your boots
Here's the piper and here's the lute
The lutenist plays, the gentleman pays
Come the morning you'll be on your way

Threatened by evil
You are our champion!
Take him our answer
Vanquish the Necromancer

He can turn into a tree
Causing lesser men to flee
But you're the village champion
Vanquish him! Vanquish him! Vanquii-iiish him!

Evil walks within the land
The Necromancer shall die by your hand
And it won't be long now

(Semi-harmonised guitar solo)

credits

from Atlantean Night Tourists, released December 1, 2016

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The Bing Turkby Ensemble Palmerston North, New Zealand

From Turakina, via Castle Xanthros, all the way to sunny Palmy, the Bing Turkby Ensemble brings you a theatrical rock show like no other. Starting in 1996 as one man, a wig and a tape deck, the band now features this cast of miscreants: Bing Turkby, Tyrone T. Blowhard, Slapskins McBOOOm, and MacDeth. ... more

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