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Listings for November 17th, 2011

APPEARING ON Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Higuera Records 2nd Birthday Celebrations [+]

Thursday 16th November

Featuring Jez Kerr & Sophie Bond

Free Entry

Higuera Records 2nd birthday party brings A Certain Ratio’s Jez Kerr and local favourite Sophie Bond to Telfords.

Jez Kerr is bass guitarist, songwriter and vocalist of A Certain Ratio, the band he formed in Manchester in 1977 with three friends – Simon Topping, Peter Terrell and Martin Moscrop – who bonded over a shared love of Northern soul, Kraftwerk and Brian Eno, taking their name from a line in the Eno song A True Wheel. Signed for pretty much all of  their career to Factory and then Rob’s Records,  their repertoire includes classics like “Shack Up”, “Won’t Stop Loving You”, “Wild Party” and “27 Forever”. ACR’s cult following and appeal has never dimmed with Soul Jazz Recordings re-issuing ACR’s early albums in the Noughties. However, Kerr is the only member who remains a full-time musician. A digital-only single, Play Sumthing Fast, was released by Wrexham based indie Higuera Records earlier this year, and another, Rip You Right Back came out at the end of May, with his debut solo album Numb Mouth Eat Waste released 12th September. “The singles sound distinctly Read more… »