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"Set For Life," The Villas rave-reviewed follow-up to their rave-reviewed debut CD "Secrets" is NOW AVAILABLE @ online & retail record stores NATIONWIDE, and, RIGHT HERE.

Read all about it! See "Interview with
The Villas" >>>

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THE VILLAS song "Always Ending" from The Villas debut CD "Secrets" is featured in its entirety as the closing song on Episode 2 of the Dawson's Creek 4th Season DVD, released by Sony Pictures Television. THANKS to Filthy Mouth Music/Genuine Artists, LA/NYC, for brokering the deal.


Dawson's Creek

Read Nick Dedina's Bio-Review-Blurb
on THE VILLAS @ Rolling Stone ...



Rolling Stone

THANKS, Chris M Junior, for picking THE VILLAS song "Way To Go" as one of your Top 10 fave singles in the Village Voice's annual Pazz & Jop Critic's Poll.



Village Voice

THE VILLAS have been selected to join the It's About E-Label stable of artists. Thanks DEAN SCIARRA, for spotting us and wanting to distribute Villas songs and Villas CDs.



THE VILLAS song "Way To Go" is featured on the newly launched College Valley, Lehigh Valley PA website! 



College Valley

THE VILLAS were selected to perform at Little Steven Van Zandt's "Underground Garage" Battle Of The Bands, Philadelphia playoff, at The Pontiac Grille on South Street, in Philly.  
Little Steven's Underground Garage
Rockin' Garage : Enter Here



Little Stevens

THE VILLAS were nominated for "Local Band of The Year" by the DJ Staff at WXPN, Philadelphia!
WXPN website




...for having THE VILLAS in for an on-air "Leicht Lunch" recently. Here's Bill & Angie with WXPN's HELEN LEICHT (left) and DAVID DYE (right).
WXPN website

Villas and HelenVillas and David


THANKS, KBAC! Santa Fe! For inviting THE VILLAS to play your 1st Annual SUMMER BLAST at the Paolo Soleri Amphitheater. We had a summer blast sharing the stage with LUCINDA WILLIAMS, Indigenous, Third World, Koko Taylor, and LOS LONELY BOYS.

Lucinda WilliamsLos Lonely Boys

"Villas ... "Way To Go" ... I love this track!" Ira Gordon, Program Director, KBAC, Santa Fe, NM

Villas and Ira Angie


THE VILLAS song "Way To Go" was chosen for inclusion on the CD Sampler #4, shipped to radio program directors, music directors, and specialty show DJs across the USA.

So far, nine (9) different songs from THE VILLAS new "Set For Life" CD have garnered playlist "adds" and airplay on these cool radio stations across the USA ... 

* WXPN, Philadelphia, PA
* KCRW, Santa Monica, CA
* KSCU, Redwood City, CA
* KOTR, San Luis Obispo, CA
* WDIY, Bethlehem, PA
* WLVR, Bethlehem, PA
* WMUH, Allentown, PA
* WZZO, Allentown, PA
* KBAC, Santa Fe, NM (Added to Playlist!)
* KWVA, Eugene, OR
* KRVM, Eugene, OR
* KCLC, St. Charles, MO (Added to Playlist!)
* WMNF, Tampa, FL
* WPRK, Winter Park, FL
* KFAN, Fredericksburg, TX (2 Songs Added to Playlist!!)
* WXRV, Haverhill, MA
* WERU, Orland, ME
* WBCG, Punta Gorda, FL (Added to Playlist!)
* WKZE, Sharon, CT
* KRCL, Salt Lake City, UT
* WMFO, Boston, MA (Added to Playlist!)
* KNBA, Anchorage, Alaska
* KKCR, Princeville, Hawaii
* KEAO, Lahaina, Hawaii (Added: 476 spins in 28 weeks!)
* KAXE, Grand Rapids, MI
* WFHB, Bloomington, IN
* WQNR, Auburn, AL (2 Songs Added to Playlist!!)
* WYSO, Yellow Springs, OH
* WITR, Rochester, NY
* KVNF, Paonia, CO (Added to Playlist!)
* WMKY, Morehead, KY
* WFPK, Louisville, KY
* WQRZ, Bay St. Louis, MS (CD played in its entirety, 11/14)
* KDBB, Park Hills, MO
* KDNK, Carbondale, CO (Added to Playlist!)
* WVOD, Wancheese, NC
* WNCW, Spindale, NC
* WJHS, Columbia City, IN (Added to Playlist!)
* WXXE, Syracuse, NY
* WDHA, Madison, NJ
* WFMU, Jersey City, NJ
* WCNI, New London, CT (Added to Playlist!)
* WBZC, Pemberton, NJ
* WYEP, Pittsburgh, PA
* WVIA, Scranton, PA
* WTMD, Towson, MD (Added to Playlist!)
* Jangle Radio (Internet), Kilgore, TX

Ray Paul

... with special thanks to RAY PAUL @ PERMANENT PRESS
Phone: 585.764.0150

Pally Pat Wallace
Interview with The Villas
The Villas

Hugh Trevor Padgett telephoned THE VILLAS Bill Villa and Angie Villa recently, here's what happened...

HTP: Hello, Villas!

BV: Hiya, Hugh.

AV: Hi …

HTP: Your splendid new CD is called "Set For Life," tell me, did you two win the lottery?

BV: Nah, who needs money.   

AV: Our CD’s title is meant to be ironic, and sarcastic …

BV: And a little defiant.

AV: Yeah, it's like give us our guitars and amps, our songs, a roof over our heads, our families, and we're Set For Life.  

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Blue Buddha Entertainment, Los Angeles, headed up by former EMI-Capital Records mover & shaker Charles Levan, has signed The Villas to an exclusive contract to license The Villas music for use in film, television, and advertising.







"We Spin It Often."
-Amy & Ed Stasium

Amy and Ed
Ed Stasium sez ... "The Villas take a breath of fresh Pennsylvania air and add a bit of new spice to the otherwise mundane and repetitive pop music scene. It's a lovely CD, we spin it often."

Editor's Note: Ed Stasium produced The Ramones, Marshall Crenshaw, The Smithereens, Living Colour, Soul Asylum, Reverend Horton Heat, and many many mo ... see Ed's AMG litany of producer, engineer, and performer credits here ...







Jared Gulick

THANKS, Jared Gulick, 20, for naming THE VILLAS "Set For Life" CD as one of your "Best Of Year" picks in the Northampton County Area Community College (NCACC) Commuter Newsletter. Read Jared's  Villas Interview.







Foto by Mark Hollis







The Villas have gotten a taste of the big time...John Terlesky








Fender Amp
Foto by Mark Hollis

Foto by Amy Joseph