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GORGEOUS - Cursed with Being….. CD

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Track Listing
1. G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S
2. Forever Blessed
3. Out of Season
4. The Greatest Liar Alive
5. Bad Missionaries
6. Lovely B*****D
7. Gotcha, Gotcha Sucka
8. Two Fingers
9. World Hate Day
10. The Prodigal Scum
11. Darren
12. Comfort (For the Sake of Any Other Kind of Love)

Number of CDs: 1
Recording Type: Studio
Recording Mode: Stereo
EAN: 5036272600520

Album Notes
G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S. includes: Peter Byrchmore.

This is the first official release for the oddball Midlands based iconoclasts who were formed by notorious indie maverick Peter Byrchmore - a man whose varied career to date has been responsible for ten or so indie chart hits and a brace or so of proper grown up chart moments. Best known for being in eternal Peel faves The Nightingales. Peter's guitar and vocalising is supported by Maria Harvey, (another ex 'gale), who plays the keyboards and also sings beautifully, Abi Bruton and her shiny trombone, Rick Shaw,(honest) Sax God, John McQueen and his big bass guitars and Andy Nicklin who plays the drum kit. In gauntlets. G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S make a gleefully opinionated, energetic, hook laden racket and are content to offer their intriguing views couched in dry, black wit rather than ram received opinions down throats. G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S have absolutely no intention of preaching to the converted. So there. 'Cursed with being…' was recorded in a week at the Magic Garden Studios and was produced by Gavin Monaghan who has worked with all manner of characters, (like Mercury Rev, Gold Blade and Terris). "Bit of a closet genius to be honest" said Peter of his producer, and who are we to disagree?

Some more words from the band:

G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S is fronted by GOLDBLADE guitarist (and sometimes guitarist in THE NIGHTINGALES and UK SUBS), Peter Byrchmore together with KATLAMA frontwoman Karen Swift. Eamonn Duffy from legendary Brum Punk pioneers THE PREFECTS plays the bass so you can correctly surmise it's a bit of a 'supergroup'. The band has been going since 1998 and has made two albums 'Cursed with Being Gorgeous' in 2002 and 'The Salvation Army' which is out sometime 2006 after more problems and delays than the Guns n Roses album.

Yeh, I know it's a gap, when you deal with GOLDBLADE's relentless schedule whaddya expect? We've also been on 'Blunt Trauma' a compilation on Revolver Records in the company of UK Subs, Vibrators, Jayne County, Misfits etc and on P.S. Records '25 Years Of Brum Punk Vol1' aongside GBH, Drongos, Dead Wretched, Intention, DSS and many more rogues. Most people see the horn section and think they're in for ska-punk action. Wrong. G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S come over like The Saints playing the Dexy's as politicised by The Clash. It's a big, brutal, ranting noise. Hear for yourself.......