Saturday, May 16, 2009

Fiction Factory

A video of Eddie & Kevin, original members of the band 'Fiction Factory' performing their chart hit 'Feels like heaven' with the solid Gold band. Taken at the occasion of Eddie Jordan's wedding to Nikki in the Salutation Hotel, Aug 2007 Perth

Feels Like Heaven nearly 25 years on. Kevin Patterson and Eddie Jordan in a video made for a fans 25th wedding anniversary. Video shot and produced, in Perth, by Brian Vicary. Check out the shirt hanging in the background. This is the same shirt Eddie wore for their Top of the Pops appearance back in 1984!

Kevin Patterson (Vocals) | Eddie Jordan (Keyboards)
Chic Medley (Guitar) | Mike Ogletree (Drums)
Graham McGregor (Bass)

Fiction Factory were a Scottish band from Perth in the mid 1980s.

Before they started their project Fiction Factory, Patterson (vocals), Jordan (keyboards), Taylor (trumpet) and Medley (guitar) played in The Rude Boys (later shortened to The RB's), a skinhead ska band. After they left that band, they wanted to keep writing songs but were fed up with live performances. The first song Patterson and Jordan wrote for it was "(Feels Like) Heaven"

CBS Records asked the band to create a concert-playing band, so they enlisted McGregor (bass) and Ogletree (drums and percussion) - a former drummer of the band Simple Minds. "(Feels Like) Heaven" was recorded by the drummer Iain Garrie. The song which became a UK Top 10 hit in 1984. "(Feels Like) Heaven", was used in a 2008 television advertisement for Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.

After their second album, Fiction Factory disbanded. Patterson eventually left the music industry and currently works in the IT department at the University of Dundee. He has a wife and two children. Patterson and Jordan reunited to perform "(Feels Like) Heaven" with a backing band at Jordan's wedding in August 2007.



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