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Press release:

Esoteric Recordings and Cherry Red are absolutely delighted to announce the signing of the much loved and highly regarded CATS in SPACE.

Fantastically received by media and fans, and one of the front runners in the current UK rock scene, the band are currently recording a new studio album to be released on the Esoteric Antenna label in November 2024. There are also plans to re-release and rework the band’s back catalogue both physically and digitally.

Formed in 2015 by Greg Hart and Steevi Bacon, the band has garnered significant attention within the rock press since ‘landing.’ Drawing inspiration from ‘70s rock, their sound echoes the likes of Queen, Styx, ELO, and Boston; loud guitars, huge drums, soaring multi-layered vocal harmonies and singable choruses. Moreover, the band have a compelling live show and a plethora of “purr-fect” merchandise.

Members have performed with the likes of T’Pau, Ian Gillan, Asia, Mike Oldfield and Robin Trower. Lead vocalist Damien Edwards was Parson Nathaniel in Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds and also played Roy Orbison in Only The Lonely – The Roy Orbison Story. The band have toured with Deep Purple, Status Quo and Thunder and were guest artists to Bonnie Tyler at her sold-out London Palladium in 2019.

Greg Hart says: “Since the formation of CATS in SPACE in 2014, the long-term plan, when the time was right, was always to sign our own label and catalogue to a company that could take our music further in every direction, whilst fully embracing that we are not a heritage act but very much a going concern releasing new albums. The team at Cherry Red specialise in being a good ’old school style label’ who take pride in physical product and have fantastic business in Europe, which we badly needed to explore. The list of classic bands on the roster speaks for itself, so to join the team was a very easy decision for us to make. We are super excited to be joining the ’Cherry Red Army’!”

 

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3 hours ago, Glen said:

back catalogue does not need reworking imo. 

Agreed...don't fix what isn't broken.

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1 hour ago, lettard said:

Agreed...don't fix what isn't broken.

Do they really hate the ex-singer so they want to erase him from the previously released albums? They started this process on Diamonds.

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3 hours ago, auslander said:

Do they really hate the ex-singer so they want to erase him from the previously released albums? They started this process on Diamonds.

Don't believe they fell out , he just joined The Sweet I think and with their blessing? Think doing it on Diamonds would have sufficed...end that chapter of the band and onto the next.

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