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August 2007 - Heidrun from Gloss has some new material released with her new band, Cicada more details at :
pictures from japan here
A Scouse rhythm section, a Norwegian keyboardist and an Icelandic vocalist.
Welcome to Gloss world. The line up is :
Paul Cavanagh (guitar), Martin Lynch (bass), Paul Maguire (drums), Jonas Theis (keyboards) and Heidrun Anna (vocals).
They write and record songs that are timeless pop - rich in melody and drawn from influences such as the Beach Boys, Bacharach, Gainsbourg, Television, Stereolab, Barry White, Carole King, Blondie, Francoise Hardy, Air and Madonna. The nucleus of the band is Cavanagh and the alluring 26 year old Heidrun Anna. She's the lyricist and melody arranger, and together they combine forces to weave these elements into song form. The pair met in Liverpool in 1998 where Heidrun had studied at the Liverpool Institute Of The Performing Arts. She became involved in the city's close knit music scene and inevitably the two began to work together. Via Paul came Martin Lynch and Paul Maguire (former drummer with Liverpool faves The Stairs - remember the epic "Weed Bus"?) - whilst Jonas Theis, a classically trained pianist, completed the line-up having originally known Heidrun at LIPA where he too was studying. On the strength of a three song demo, Gloss were signed to Nude Records at the beginning of the year.
Their album - released in 2001 - will be a most refreshing alternative to the current saturation of all boy/all girl/mixed hybrid formulaic nonsense that has dominated proceedings over the past few years. Gloss simply shine.
13 January 2002- Happy New Year to you all - Nude Records has gone into voluntary liquidation so gloss are currently looking for a new record deal, more news when we get it !
gloss are currently rehearsing new material at the moment so a tour or some dates will be in the pipeline soon (we hope !)
4 November 2001 - Well in case you all thought gloss had disappeared off the face of the earth - well they haven't, the single this is all I need is still on hold but the band are busy writing new material - watch out for more soon !
27 September 2001 - If anyone in Europe can't wait for the release of gloss's debut album you can now order the Japanese import from CDnow, click here for details
5 September - At last another gloss fan site - check out this Japanese site by Shin @ http://glosscolor.port5.com/
2 September 2001 - gloss's debut album will be released in Japan on the 5th September 2001, however those of you in the U.K. and around Europe will have to wait a little bit longer !! - Nude Records have yet to confirm a release date which might even be early 2002 !
check out some pictures from Japan when gloss went to play the Summer Sonic Festival in Tokyo, Japan last month...click here
24 August - gloss's set @ Reading festival on Sunday 26th August is to be streamed live on E4.com check out http://www.e4.com/reading at around 4.30pm
15 August - This is all I need 12" Promo is doing the rounds of Europe's top Clubs and is currently number 3 in the music week club chart. a release date for the single has yet to be confirmed. The single will be released as a limited edition 12" Vinyl and 2 CD singles featuring various mixes including that Joey Negro mix that is going down a storm over Europe !
28 July - This is all I need, the next single is now due for release either on the 3rd or 10th September and will include a remix by Joey Negro, which is already being played in the clubs throughout the U.K. ! - more details soon
19 July - New video captures of the New York Boy Video, click on the image for the bigger picture
13 July - Check out what could be the final artwork for gloss's debut album, click on the picture below
13 July - This is all I need will be gloss's next single and will be released sometime in August - more details soon
2 July - gloss enter the UK indie charts at No 18 with their single, New York Boy
28 June - new video captures of the New York Boy video here
22 June - check out this review of New York Boy (out on Monday) on virgin radio.co.uk, click here
18 June - Sorry but no sign of the streamed video of gloss's appearance at the Hultsfred festival as detailed below ??, if it appears I let you all know.
14 June - gloss are to appear on the web from the Hultsfred Festival in Sweden on the 16 June at approx. 9.15 pm - see http://www.hultsfred.tv/ for more details
14 June - Check out The Tour News for some new live dates which have just been confirmed
13 June - gloss appear on Lunchtime Live (ITV) in Manchester and perform an acoustic version of New York Boy - click here for the the video captures
3 June - Details of some new UK dates plus Summer Festival Appearance's here
29 May - Just a reminder New York Boy, is set for release soon on the 25 June - check out the artwork for the single below
25 May - gloss's show @ Oxford tonight has been canceled as Heidrun has lost her voice - the show @ Warrington on the 26th should be on
21 May - New York Boy (The Next Single) The first video captures here
20 May - gloss are to play their first ever gig in Asia next week, in Tokyo @ the Cay Club on the 31.5.01
24 April - the New Single, New York Boy will be released on the 11 June 2001, more details soon
21 April - More Pics from the Shed 7 Tour here
21 April - Gloss are set to support Cast on tour which starts on the 17 May see tour news for details or click here
17 April - More live pictures from the Shed 7 tour, see the pics from Whitehaven here
17 April - check out a gloss interview at this link (http://www.drownedinsound.com)
16 April - gloss are off to London this week to shoot the video for the forthcoming single New York Boy - details soon
15 April - Check out live pictures of gloss's gig @ the Preston Guild Hall, here
7 April - Exclusive, The next single from gloss will be a brand new track called New York Boy and will be released in the near future, more details soon !
31 March - See video captures of the Lonely in Paris video here
30 March - gloss appear in this weeks N.M.E.
24 March - check out gloss at their new official site @ : http://www.glossmusic.com
23 March - gloss are to headline an NME night @ the Monarch in Camden London on the 5th April
19 March - gloss announce tour dates in March with Gay Dad and Shed 7 in April - full details here
6 March - Popworld on C4 are interviewing the band and showing the video for the debut single on Sunday 25th March.
25 Feb - gloss have a busy week ahead shooting their first video, Lonely In Paris at a secret location somewhere on the South Coast of England !. They are also doing photo shoots on location in and around London.
24 Feb - Lonely In Paris - Will be the new single and it's out on the 2 April 2001
Listen out for it on Radio One !
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