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Manchester, United Kingdom (2005 – present)

Cherry Ghost is a British alt. country band. They formed in Manchester, UK in 2005 and enjoy considerable airplay on BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music. Their debut album, Thirst For Romance, entered the UK album charts at #7. Their new album, 3 years in the making entitled “Beneath This Burning Shoreline” was released in mid 2010. Lyrically the new album weaves narratives of revenge and loss, the spectre of hope and the triumph of spirit.

In 2008 the band won a prestigious Ivor Novello award for ‘People Help The People’, a recognition of Simon Aldred’s evocative songwriting.

The band have supported Amy Winehouse, Doves, Crowded House, and Smog

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  • spidrwegian

    Great new album. Many songs stand out straight away, others are slow burners

    22 May 10:20pm Reply
  • timmyc1983

    Cherry Ghost tweeted on the 4th December: "Bath bound, album 3 in the bag by Xmas. The rest is out of my hands, you're going to need to badger the powers that be for a quick release." Why are we waiting..........

    6 Dec 2013 Reply
  • timmyc1983

    v HOORAAAAAAYYYYYYY!!!! Finally, but i don't think I can wait that long........ :(

    15 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Roxploration

    Album news on the Cherry Ghost Twitter last night: "It's being recorded with Richard Hawley's producer and will be finished mid-Nov. It's all demoed and for me, is the most complete of the 3." https://twitter.com/CherryGhostband

    15 Jul 2013 Reply
  • realRemox

    about a year ago he said in early 2013 there should be a new cherry ghsot album, but as much as i know he's involved into one or a few other projects right now

    14 Jul 2013 Reply
  • timmyc1983

    New album pleeeeaaaassseeeeeee????? Pretty please with a cherry (ghost) on top :-P

    8 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Younghappy

    I'm getting there KuriousBanana; so little time, so little money and so much yet to listen to and not everything I listen to shows up on last.fm!

    21 Jan 2013 Reply
  • KuriousBanana

    v Without wishing to sound rude, if you listened to more than 642 artists you'd stand a better chance of hearing more British music that sounds like this. A good start would be the similar artists list, as they are usually fairly accurate.

    8 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Younghappy

    I'd like more British music if it sounded more like this!

    19 Nov 2012 Reply
  • matav

    Cherry Ghost are exceptional live performers!

    31 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Cesareeeee

    I love 4AM

    8 Aug 2012 Reply
  • paul5114

    Thanks to Simon's brother for introducing me to Cherry Ghost :-)

    8 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Leberechts

    Black fang <3

    28 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Roverida

    God knows what is hid.. People help the people is great. I dig it.

    26 Jun 2012 Reply
  • jd17splash

    This band should be much more famous than they are...they should be right up there with Elbow and Doves. Fantasic band...and they're even better live!

    6 Mar 2012 Reply
  • SimoneBerlioz

    i fall in love with u <3

    28 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Sunzy

    Can't believe they are under one million plays still. Simon's voice is incredible.

    26 Jan 2012 Reply
  • kirollan

    cool

    4 Dec 2011 Reply
  • barn25

    Found these guys via the musical mecca that is.....TK Maxx! They were playing 4am in the shop. Heard it. Loved it. Bought it. Great stuff.

    13 Nov 2011 Reply
  • deshawnmichael

    Birdy's cover of People Help The People >>>>

    19 Sep 2011 Reply
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