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] [/]Chris While and Julie Matthews

After their summer successes with Daphne’s Flight (the five piece including old friends Christine Collister, Melanie Harrold and Helen Watson), Chris and Julie are now on tour in their own right.

Visit their website or see them on tour for a copy of our latest cd The Best of Chris While and Julie Matthews Vol. 2 which will be officially released on-line and in record stores on Wed. October 27th. You can also purchase a copy of the new Daphne’s Flight album on the tour or from this site. http://www.whileandmatthews.co.uk/tour.php.

And Chris and Julie’s last album of original songs is available from record shops and on-line.11 tracks including Are We Human? and Pride which you can preview here. Also included are Here It Comes Again, Ordinary Day, The Skin I’m In and Slim to Nil , one of 3 tracks written by Chris and acclaimed songwriter Charlie Dore.

The album has received some great reviews including:-

‘Music from the heart’ “Excellent” -BBC Radio 2, “you’ll go a very long way to find better than this.”-HiFi News Another fine album”-R2, “they’ve come up with another fine offering”-Maverick,“Their 10th album is up to their usual high standard. Beautifully constructed songs with great playing & lovely harmonies”-Country Music People,some of the finest folk music and female singing this country has to offer”-Get Ready to Rock, Ordinary Day is just beautiful”-musicriot.com, ‘Their vocal performances & harmonies are immaculate throughout‘-FATEA


OKKARD from Dave Burland and the Awkward Squad is now released. This is Dave Burland’s first album in 20 years. His last album ‘Benchmark’ from 1996 is still available from this site.

Get more info about Dave Burland and the Awkward Squad here http://www.daveburland-awkwardsquad.com

Are We Human? – Chris While and Julie Matthews

Still available for download and raising money for refugees.


Chris While and Julie Matthews in the Ballads of Child Migration

Check out this clip of Chris and Julie at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards with Jez Lowe, Boo Hewerdine, Barbara Dickson, John McCusker, John Doyle, Heidi Tidow, Belinda O’Hooley and the Queensbridge School Chamber Choir.