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Madness founder gets Korg SV-1 piano

A musician in Madness has a new instrument – a Korg SV-1 piano.
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Madness founder Mike Barson has taken delivery of a new Korg SV-1 stage vintage piano.

He is to use the instrument on the group's upcoming tour of Europe and said that he was looking forward to using it on his travels across the continent.

Barson was interviewed after using the Korg SV-1 stage vintage piano and said: "It sounds fantastic - very nice piano sounds.

"It's really excellent. I expect to be getting a lot of pleasure from this in the coming years."

Keyboard player Barson formed Madness back in 1976 and wrote some of the band's biggest hits, including My Girl.

The band are still going strong more than 30 years later and their recently announced tour dates include shows in Russia, Spain, Italy and Germany.

Madness will also be appearing at Camp Bestival in Dorset this summer, with the festival set to take place between July 30th and August 1st 2010.

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Posted on 18 Feb 2010 19:00 to category : Music News

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