Alan Wilder's Mercedes up for grabsPosted on 11/07/13
If you are a car fanatic and a Depeche Mode annex Recoil fan, then there's a deal waiting for you. Alan Wilder is selling his Mercedes 300SL convertible sports car. And unlike many other artists that go to a specialized old car exchange site for these kind of things, Wilder is first touching base with his fan base to see if people are interested. Full specs can be seen right here.
For the fetishists out there, this is the very car from which Alan Wilder witnessed the plane crash which inspired "Black Box" from Recoil's "Liquid" album. It also featured in the promotional photos for the "subHuman" album campaign as you can see above. Says Wilder: "I shall be sad to see it go but, in the spirit of simplifying my life, I'm ready to pass it on to somebody who will really appreciate and look after it. Along with its career connections, that is why it is being advertised here at the Recoil outlets, rather than at any old car exchange site. I'd love for a fan to get the first chance to own it."
If interested, mail firstname.lastname@example.org with an offer.
Posted by B. Van Isacker
More related news :
'2 Days of Mute' at the Roundhouse in London - tickets on sale now
'Angleterror' by Paul Kendall is now available on i-Tunes
'Collected' event, the ultimate Depeche Mode auction - Day 1 - September 2, 2011
'Collected' event, the ultimate Depeche Mode auction - Day 2 - September 3, 2011
'Short Circuit' sampler for 2 Days Of Mute event in London
A-must-know for 'Mute at Short Circuit' premium ticket holders
Alan Wilder 'Collected' film to be reissued with extra's on DVD - sign up for a copy!
Alan Wilder announces several dates for the ''Selected' events 2010 - A Strange Hour with Alan Wilder & Paul Kendall'
Alan Wilder auctions Depeche Mode collection, historic equipment, vinyl & memorabilia
Alan Wilder posts first video on upcoming Recoil 'Selected' album and tour
Norwegian comedians Ylvis turn radio joke into interstellar sex education Kraftwerk homage aka dicks in space
The Norwegian comedians and brothers Vegard and Bård Ylvisåker, known as the act Ylvis, are most famous for last year's YouTube-hit 'The Fox', now seen over 467 million times (!). (...)
After a splendid comeback album in 2013, 'The minutes', and an equally well received tour which also included highlights from her earlier solo and Yazoo repertoire, Alison Moyet returns with the live album 'Minutes and seconds live'. (...)
Out by early 2015 via Artoffact Records is the vinyl version for Download's OST of the 'Charlie's Family' film. (...)
The Dutch harsh electro act XMH are back with a new download single (out on November 14, but already ready for ordering on Bandcamp): 'The Blind'. (...)
An immense shock is going through the worldwide EBM community as the news is spreading that Ric Laciak, founder of RAS DVA Records, has passed away. (...)
Out now via Alfa Matrix is the 5-track single 'Zeitgeist' by the classic electronic act Növö (aka Laurent Boudic). (...)
Within Temptation launch 'Let us burn Elements & Hydra live in concert' on 2CDn DVD and Blu-ray - order now
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER