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Encyclopedia > Donny Tourette
Donny Tourette

Tourette in 2006
Background information
Birth name Patrick Brannan
Born March 4, 1981
Liverpool, England
Genre(s) Pop,
Punk-lite
Instrument(s) vocals
Label(s) TVT Records
Associated
acts
Towers of London
The Tourettes
Website TheTowersOfLondon.com

Donny Tourette (born Patrick Brannan March 4, 1981[1]) is the lead singer of English punk rock band Towers of London which he founded together with his brother Dirk.[2] Image File history File links DonnyTTol. ... is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough in Merseyside, England, along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the  United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Look up pop in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... TVT Records is an independent record label located in New York City in the United States. ... Towers of London are a punk rock band from London, England who formed in 2004. ... is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the  United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Towers of London are a punk rock band from London, England who formed in 2004. ...

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Towers of London

See also: Towers of London

Tourette is a founding member, and frontman of Towers of London, a punk rock band he formed in 2004, the band has been performing ever since. To date the band has released one album; "Blood, Sweat and Towers". Towers of London are a punk rock band from London, England who formed in 2004. ... Towers of London are a punk rock band from London, England who formed in 2004. ... Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Blood, Sweat and Towers is the debut album of English punk rock band the Towers of London, released on 5th June 2006. ...


Since its founding, the Towers as they are known by fans, have attempted to break through in the United Kingdom, with growing success. The band took part in a Bravo reality TV show. The "rockumentary" follows the band on their quest to make it to the top, the show includes off-stage footage, as well as following the band on tour, with major music festival dates and opening for the likes of Guns N' Roses. Bravo is a British television channel, owned by Flextech. ... Guns N Roses (abbreviated as GNR) is an American hard rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1985. ...


Tourette's band has released four singles to date, three of which ("On A Noose", "How Rude She Was", and "Air Guitar") charted in the UK Top 40. Their highest chart position attained is 30. The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ...


On February 12, 2007, Tourette's band released the single "I'm a Rat", it is their fifth single from their debut album, and the first since Tourette became more well known in popular British culture. February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Blood, Sweat and Towers is the debut album of English punk rock band the Towers of London, released on 5th June 2006. ...


Celebrity Big Brother

Tourette was the eighth Celebrity Big Brother 2007 contestant to enter the UK Big Brother House on 3 January 2007. He made his dramatic entrance by swearing at the crowd and making rude gestures until he was ushered along the red carpet by security guards.[3] The host, Davina McCall, made allusions suggesting Tourette may have been drunk at the time, saying that he "smelled like a brewery". Celebrity Big Brother 2007 was the fifth series of the United Kingdom reality television series Celebrity Big Brother, a spin-off of Big Brother. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Davina McCall (born October 16, 1967) is an English actress and television presenter who works on British television. ... The entrance of a brewery. ...


On his first night in the house, Tourette jumped into the Jacuzzi fully clothed. Later on, Jo O'Meara of S Club 7 pop fame, grabbed the double bed in the bedrooms, but soon realised that she would be bunking in with Donny, she stated "I'm not sharing with Donny. I'd rather sleep on the floor. I can't sleep with a guy like that".[4] Leo Sayer offered to swap with O'Meara, but after a while entered the diary room, saying "Donny's alright, but seeing him sprawled stark naked is not appealing". In the end Tourette had the bed to himself. Jacuzzi is a company producing whirlpool bathtubs and spas. ... Joanne Valda OMeara (born 29 April 1979)in Romford, London Borough of Havering is an English singer and actress. ... S Club 7 (later re-named S Club after the departure of Paul Cattermole from the band) were an English pop group created by former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller, who rose to fame via their own BBC television programme. ... Leo Sayer (born Gerard Hugh Sayer, 21 May 1948, in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex) is a performing artist whose singing career has spanned four decades. ...


The house was later divided into "servant" and "master" quarters with Donny as part of the servant section. Tourette decided he would rather escape than serve Jade Goody and family. He scaled the garden wall to freedom after less than 48 hours in the house,[5] saying "I'm not waiting hand on foot, on some fucking moron and her family" as he climbed over. Servant has a number of meaning: A servant is another word for domestic worker, a person who is hired to provide regular household or other duties, and receives compensation. ... Jade Goody (born 5 June 1981) is a British reality television celebrity who gained notoriety after appearing on Big Brother in 2002. ... A waiter in a resort setting A waiter is one who waits on tables, often at a restaurant or a bar. ... Moron was originally a scientific term, coined by psychologist Henry H. Goddard from a Greek word meaning foolish and used to describe a person with a genetically determined mental age between 8 and 12 on the Binet scale. ...


After Tourette left the house and Goody was brought in, the viewing figures for Celebrity Big Brother dropped dramatically from 7.1 million viewers to just 2.8 million.[6]


Nevermind The Buzzcocks

When he appeared on panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks Tourette unsuccesfully tried playing up to the 'mad for it' rock star. Attempts to appear rebellious and to belittle pannelist Bill Bailey turned Tourette into the focus the other contestants jokes. As presenter Simon Amstell quipped, 'Bill is a professional comedian - you won't win!' Never Mind the Buzzcocks is a comedy panel game show with a pop and rock music theme, produced by talkbackTHAMES for the BBC, and usually aired on BBC Two. ... Bill Bailey is also the name commonly used to refer to a popular song with the full title of Wont You Come Home Bill Bailey. Mark Bill Bailey (born 24 February 1964, Bath, Somerset) is an English comedian, actor, and musician known for appearing on Never Mind the Buzzcocks... Simon Gordon Amstell (born 29 November, 1979) is an openly gay English comedian and television presenter. ...


References

  1. ^ "NME: TOWERS COURT DECISION", NME.com. Retrieved on 2007-01-06.
  2. ^ "The Towers Of London @ The Oxford Zodiac", BBC, 2005-02-17. Retrieved on 2007-01-06.
  3. ^ "Celebrity Big Brother: Latest news from the CBB hsouse", The Sun Online. Retrieved on 2007-01-06.
  4. ^ "Leo saves Jo from Donny's clutches", AOL Entertainment. Retrieved on 2007-01-06.
  5. ^ "Donny is Gonny", Channel 4, 2007-01-06. Retrieved on 2007-01-06.
  6. ^ "BIG BROTHER FANS FEELING JADE-ED" Contactmusic.com, 2007-01-09. Retrieved on 2007-03-16.

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External links

  • TheTowersOfLondon.com - Official Website

 
 

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