HFVS Music Giveaway: Dog on Fleas

Dog On Fleas: Beautiful World

Win this CD!

Dog on Fleas - Beautiful World

We’re big fans of Dog on Fleas and are very excited to have received their newest CD, Beautiful World. Added bonus … They will be doing a live concert this Saturday (11/22/08) at 2pm at the Northampton Community Music Center … grab the kids and go!

They were in our area this summer and Dean & John were Guest DJ’s on HFVS.  We’ll be airing that show again this Saturday  in case you missed it this summer, so tune in to 103.3FM from 9-10am.  You can hear what was their world premiere of “It’s a Ruse.”


Win a copy of Dog on Fleas brand-spanking new CD, Beautiful World.   It is an adventurous album, with it’s own beautiful world view, that will give you joy, hope, some new dance moves, and songs that will stick in your head for the next 10 years. Musical saws, piccolo, trombone, saxes, Udu drums, and Moog keyboards augment the drums, bass, guitar, and spirited vocals of the band.

Beautiful World is a change in directions in some ways, and also a continuation of the Fleas’ ever-expanding world. The title song and “Birds of a Feather” come from Dean and John’s old band, the For Sale by Owner Orchestra. That band was very theatrical and experimental, with all 10 members playing toys, instruments they didn’t know how to play, and non-instruments. For Sale by Owner members Melissa Wood and Otto Kentrol make guest appearances on Beautiful World. The Fleas also enlist Frances England to sing on the CD’s final song, “Babies,” a love song to all the babies of the world.  Beautiful World is really, really full of love, in many forms. “Lima Bean,” sung by the one and only Lorette Velvette (and with Uncle Rock too), is a love story about a lima bean and her friend Slug. “I Love Your Accent” features friends of the Fleas from all over the world. “Water Planet” is sung by aliens expressing their love for our watery planet. In fact, most of the songs are full of love, if you just dig in to find it.


Your chance to win this new CD is as easy as 1-2-3 (4)! To win simply

  1. POST A COMMENT BELOW and be sure to tell us your
  2. NAME and where you
  3. LIVE (TOWN/STATE) PLEASE include your town and state to be eligible. We’ll randomly draw a winner from those who leave a comment (along with their name and town/state) and contact the winner via email, so be sure to leave an
  4. ACCURATE EMAIL (we never share your email address).

IT’S THAT SIMPLE! — Deadline is Wednesday, 11/26/08 @ 7pm (EST).


Thanks for participating and please email us your mailing address (hilltownfamilies@gmail.com).


  1. December 10, 2008 at 9:18 am

    Congratulations to Wilson of Florence, MA on winning Dog On Fleas: Beautiful World. Please send us your mailing address and youth t-shirt size to hilltownfamilies@gmail.com.


  2. Wilson said,

    November 21, 2008 at 10:26 am


    I really enjoy HFVS.

    I live in Florence, Mass.



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