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“A rabble of crazed inner city voodoo witchdoctors. Sheffield punk and Mississippi soul collides.” Not That Same Old Blues Crap
“Occupying a ‘Blue Velvet’ Lynchian universe.. the flaying and gliding Guitar, the raucous, grating and brakiish voice of the singer, nails the dark side of human nature, A ‘road to Damascus’ for blues fans.” Cognac Blues Festival, France
“..a rattly, smoggy, Swampy blues noise with vocals full of grit and a guitar that howls at the moon” Martin Lilleker -The Sheffield Telegraph
“awesomely deranged Punk Blues trio” The Guardian.
“ they should make ‘Cream’ ashamed to call themselves a power trio” Mark Lamarr
“Clearly the best band the UK has produced in a while” Thurston Moore/Byron Coley
“CLW’s sound is a rustic concoction of raucous electric blues …and they rip into it like a fox left alone with a chicken.” Rachael Clegg – The Sheffield Telegraph
Jane Howden (1969 - 2012) - Electric Bassist
" Death lies on her, like an untimely frost
Sweet Jane, Often in our thoughts but always in our hearts.
Andy Weaver recorded “Concrete Pasture” in March/April 2010 in Wray’s Garage, Hayes, Middlesex. With Al Manning taking up his role in co production/drums and percussion, the result is a stripped down and intimate but raw collection of new songs and covers.
Concrete Pasture is currently awaiting widespread distribution.
The latest Chicken Legs line-up (Al Manning on Drums and Chris “Big Hands” Mason on Bass) will appear at The Load Of Hay, Uxbridge on 4th March 2012.