Planet P Project

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Planet P Project is a science-fiction themed, progressive rock/space rock band. It is run as a side venture by frontman Tony Carey for his more experimental music, alongside German producer Peter Hauke. The band has released six albums: Planet P (1983), Pink World (1984), Go Out Dancing, Part I (1931) (2005), Go Out Dancing, Part II (Levittown) (2008), Go Out Dancing, Part III (Out in the Rain) (2009) and Steeltown (2013). Music videos for singles from the first albums received moderate airplay on MTV, when originally released. Pink World was originally a two-record set, released on bright-pink-colored vinyl.

Planet P's most well known singles were "Why Me?" (a sweeping, energetic romp about outer space and isolation), and the downbeat "Static". Go Out Dancing, Part I (1931) is the first of the trilogy, with part two titled Go Out Dancing, Part II (Levittown) and part three as Go Out Dancing, Part III (Out in the Rain).

The band's name was inspired from the fictional "Planet P" in Robert A. Heinlein's book Starship Troopers.

Discography[edit]

  • 1983 Planet P Project (Reissued 2009)
  • 1984 Pink World (Reissued 2008)
  • 2001 Go Out Dancing (unauthorized CD/R promo release)
  • 2005 Go Out Dancing Part 1 "1931"
  • 2008 Go Out Dancing Part 2 "Levittown"
  • 2009 Go Out Dancing Part 3 "Out in The Rain"
  • 2013 Steeltown
  • 2014 The G.O.D.B.O.X. (4 disc set of G.O.D. part #1, 2 & 3 along with the remastered original bootleg of Go Out Dancing)

Music videos[edit]

Music videos were made for "Why Me?" and "Static", as well as "What I See"/"Behind the Barrier". (The video for these two combined songs was itself titled "Pink World.") Carey does not physically appear in any of these videos. As of June 2010, there have been no videos made for songs from the most recent albums.

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