News - February 2017

Welcome one and all and thank you for visiting the official Cold Flame website. Bringing you all up to date, there are some changes and updates which have been posted around the site for those of you who like to see such things. Dive in and take a stroll. Another year and new opportunities both for you and your favourite aunt to come along and enjoy the band as the chaps perform a number of electric and acoustic shows with selected Jethro Tull tributes shows also featured. Some live shows have been confirmed from March onwards with some additional concerts already planned for 2018. The diary is always open, several shows in the pipeline with all newly confirmed gigs will be posted on the website gig guide straight away. The material this year will feature mainly original music taken from the band's existing album back catalogue together with a few new songs more of which later in this news letter. Additionally, there will be a number of crowd pleasing covers and some trad just to keep everyone, band included, on their toes. Band personnel remains intact though there will be some shows where guitarist Rob will not be available in the short term owing to day job responsibilities so we are indebted to both David Conner and Joe Orban who are busy even as we speak dusting down their favourite six string guitars ready for the green light. Speaking of Joe we wish him well as he travels the length and breath of the country with his trusty keys as part of Lioness - The Amy Winehouse tribute in a lengthy tour over a six week period. More info here

Click here for the latest band press release.

 

Album Links
Last year the band released the acoustic blues and folk rock album 'One Man's Wood'. We have had some great feedback from this album release and like the previous electric studio album 'A Stitch in Time' released in 2015, the album is now available on I Tunes, Amazon and Spotify as well as directly from the band. See links below..

One Man's Wood - Amazon
CFR CD14
A Stitch In Time - Apple Music ($0.99)
CFR CD14

 

A New Album
Over the last two years, when time allowed, various members of the band have once again been busy in the recording studio initially in Audio Masterworks in Glossop, Derbyshire and more recently in Starring Studios in Littleborough with the help of experienced sound engineers Paul Walster and Neil Scales. The support of these two guys has been once again proved invaluable in developing a music project which is perhaps the most ambitious for many years for Cold Flame. It might have taken 33 years but finally the band are working on a concept album. A group of brand new original songs with a clear theme throughout. An eclectic mix of progressive folk rock and blues. All the material has been written and refined and mixing and mastering is now in full flow. Further updates on this project will be posted here when appropriate.

 

T Shirts
For those of you interested in a new fashion accessory this year, look no further than local Derbyshire based printing company Glossop Screenprint who are selling Cold Flame t shirts in a variety of colours and sizes. To order contact the firm on 07908384675 or follow this link - http://www.glossopscreenprint.co.uk

 

 

A new year - a poignant time perhaps to reflect not just on the good times enjoyed as a live and studio band but also to reflect on absent friends and musicians alike who collectively we have had the good fortune to meet and to know along the way. But.. where would we be without an audience ? On behalf of every member of Cold Flame, I would like to thank you all for taking time out to support the band through thick and thin knowing full well that without your support, things would be much less interesting. Stay in touch, keep in good health and we look forward to seeing you all somewhere very soon

 

Wishing you a happy and healthy 2017...... PR January 2017

 


 

 

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