A Christmas Soul – Following a gig to mark the band’s 20th anniversary. Andy, Austen, John, Neil and Steve came together to record their first album since 1991. Co-opting the wonderful Derrick Macintyre on bass this is an album of Two halves. The first Eight tracks feature guest vocalists including a pre X factor Alex Bell (A.K.A. Alexander Burke) Funky house diva Angie Brown, Vanessa Haynes and many more singing souly takes on well known Christmas tunes. The rest of the album is made up of tracks written by Andy for his 1989 audio play “A Global Carol” Inspired by the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol”.
Recorded in 2007 and launched in 2008 this album was recorded to raise money and awareness for the Lowe Syndrome Trust. CD and download proceeds are donated to the charity.
“A Fresh approach to the Christmas Album genre” online review by Freddie Faffalli
“Putting the Merry back into the Christmas Album” online review by Niki Biki