Album: In the Time it Takes
OUT NOW – In the Time it Takes, new album of 11 songs arranged and produced at Gold Tone studio in Hove by Chris Cracknell. It comes complete with a booklet containing all the lyrics and a piece by Chris on the process of writing and recording a song. Iain Archer plays guitar on several tracks, Dan Soanes piano, Matt Cain percussion and bass, Jocasta Mudge cello and with additional vocals by Gwennie Von Einsidel.
The Album has been produced in a limited edition of 50 copies and can be listened to and downloaded on Band Camp.
Album: Walking On The Beach
Walking on the Beach – the CD came out in early summer 2009. It includes audience favourites such as Things to do Before I Die, Walking on the Beach, A Horse on Radio and Crazy Dreams
John Blackwell played lead guitar with Gareth Huw Davies on bass and piano. Drumming was shared by Roy Dodds and Jim Hart. Gareth did an amazing job of arranging.
1. Walking on the Beach
2. A Horse on Radio
3. Things to do before I die
Appearances in 2009 included the Oxford Literary Festival.
The Brighton Fringe Festival and The Hurstpierpoint Festival.
‘Unmissable. The pick of the week at Brighton Festival Fringe.
Chris Sykes is a safe bet for a good night out.’
The Latest, Brighton, Hove & Sussex
Mellow, sprightly, thoughtful, melodic, amusing, romantic and immensely enjoyable! I was knocked out. An excellent production.’
Jack Gratus, writer