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Sherry Rich and The Grievous Angels

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Released  1995
Producer  Steve Connolly
Release date  1995
Label  Rubber
Artist  Sherry Rich
Genre  Country music
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Recorded  July 1994, Atlantis Studios, Melbourne, Australia
Sherry Rich & The Grievous Angels (1995)  Trying To Write A Love Song (1996)

Sherry Rich & The Grievous Angels is Sherry Rich's debut EP, released in 1995. It is the first recording from Rich, since the break-up of her former outfit Girl Monstar in 1993.

Contents

Background

After signing with Melbourne-based independent label Rubber Records in 1994, Sherry Rich recorded the tracks for her first EP during July 1994 at Atlantis Studios.

Track listing

  1. Get Your Kicks
  2. Wild Dogs
  3. When Love Calls
  4. Beautiful, Talented and Dead
  5. You Can Have That Man

Release history

This EP was released at the time Country Music in Australia was experiencing a surge in popularity. 'New Country' was a term coined to describe this movement, with Rich at the forefront of it. Respected Australian musician Charlie Owen performs Dobro and Lap Steel on this EP. Other guest musicians include Jen Anderson, Rusty Berther, Bruce Haymes and Michael Barclay. The EP was produced by Steve Connolly, who was a member of Paul Kelly's band. Rich's tune 'Beautiful, Talented and Dead' was written about the 1994 suicide of Kurt Cobain. This track would later be re-recorded and included on Rich's debut album. The image on the CD is a photograph of Rich's mother Noeline (who also had a career in Australian country music)- performing live in 1961.

Personnel

Grievous Angels
  • Sherry Rich - lead vocals, guitar
  • Steve Connolly - lead guitar, acoustic guitar, background vocals
  • Doug Lee Robertson - bass and backing vocals
  • Steve Morrison - drums
  • Guest Musicians
  • Matt Heydon - keyboards
  • Garrett Costigan - pedal steel
  • Charlie Owen - dobro, lap steel
  • Jen Anderson - fiddle
  • Rusty Berther - banjo
  • Bruce Haymes - piano, hammond organ
  • Michael Barclay - background vocals
  • Production
  • Steve Connolly - producer
  • David McCluney - engineer
  • Maikka Trupp - photography
  • References

    Sherry Rich & The Grievous Angels Wikipedia


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