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There are four artists called Cecil, one is Japanese, one is from Liverpool, one is from Sydney, Australia & the other is from New Jersey:

Liverpool’s “Cecil” - Formed in Liverpool in 1993 by Ste Williams (vocals), Patrick Harrison (guitar), Ally Lambert (drums), Anthony Hughes (guitar), and Jay Bennet (bass). They took part in a Liverpool Echo sponsored(?) Battle Of The Bands. This brought them to the attention of EMI sub Parlophone Recs who released their 1st single ‘No Excuses/Upside Down Smile’ (R 6418) in October 1995.

Being on EMI gained them support slots on a few headline tours with The Levellers and Skunk Anansie. A few more singles followed prior to the release of the LP ‘Bombar Diddlah’ CD/LP 7384), which helped gain a few more followers. A single was released in October ‘97 ‘Hostage In A Frock/Stubborn Feather’, EMI pulled out the stops and put out limited green vinyl , bonus CD singles etc (R 6471), which helped the boys score a #68 entry onto the UK Chart.

A further single, again in various formats ‘The Most Tiring Day/Sliphillclimb’ was put out in early 1998, and followed up by the 2nd Album ‘Subtitles’ (CD/LP 859821). The promise created by the sales of the previous two singles did not continue and Cecil called it a day, with EMI deleting all their material shortly after.

Following ‘Subtitles’ the band reformed under the bandname Voy which was a lighter more commercial sounding outfit, and a few years later again resurfaced under the band name Fridge Mountain Fires.

In 2008 Cecil played a reunion gig


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  • alice_kuji

    "Urara" is my favorite song.

    8 Jan 2012 Reply
  • washboard14

    dammit Cinema Scope is one of the greatest things ever

    7 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Enokii

    no it's all about you

    12 Jun 2011 Reply
  • natalie0790

    It's all about the Liverpool Cecil.

    12 May 2011 Reply
  • fujiwara38

    New song about Japanese Cecil has uploaded here ->

    22 Jan 2011 Reply
  • underdesign

    hey, what's wrong w/ Japanese Cecil?! seriously -__-

    30 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Msarr0


    4 Dec 2009 Reply
  • truculenttyler

    seriously brilliant

    4 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Atavism-

    ♥ (for the Japanese band!!)

    19 May 2009 Reply
  • savoy

    Rawr, indeed!

    17 May 2009 Reply
  • cecil19

    Rawr, The dark knight approves this page..... Found this searching >_>

    18 Mar 2009 Reply
  • crunchsixfoe

    i can't find cecil music anywhere!!

    4 Jan 2009 Reply
  • longestplague

    some stuff on here about their recent goings on:

    26 Nov 2008 Reply
  • longestplague

    Listening to 'subtitles' atm. It's still bloody brilliant. Would have liked to have seem Cecil but didn't find out about their reunion gig recently until the day it was happening. Finding the cd single 'My Neck' in andy's records for 99p back in the 90's was one of my greatests bargain finds.

    24 Jun 2008 Reply
  • ysnb


    29 Mar 2008 Reply
  • JoolsSparkle

    Can't wait to see the Scouse Cecil in June. Anyone else going along? Seems strange to think it was 10 years ago they supported Mansun on their second tour they did together... When I was young *sigh* No doubt though - Cecil are still one of the best bands I have ever seen live... And I'm not talking about the Jap Cecil there!

    23 Mar 2008 Reply
  • -_o

    japanese cecil owns you sassies and boosebasters.

    11 Jan 2008 Reply
  • Sassy79

    Yeah whats with the crazy Japanese mix up. Cecil are awesome and their page shouldn't be corrupt with this! Sort it please!!! :o))

    6 Dec 2007 Reply
  • Boosebaster

    I hope we're all taking about Ste and the Liverpool lads not this crazy Japanese band...

    6 Nov 2007 Reply