News : 25th September 2003

gardens_digiMerchandise Update: Initial copies of From Gardens Where We Feel Secure ordered via this website will also be signed by Virginia Astley herself. Don’t miss out on your chance to obtain one of these rare and exclusive CD’s by ordering a copy via our Merchandise section now.

The Discography entry for the reissued From Gardens Where We Feel Secure has also now been updated with new sleeve scans.

Meanwhile, this weeks edition of the NME briefly mentions the album’s release on Monday:

“None more pastoral found-sound folk beauty, pianos, church bells, dawn chorus, flutes, lambs – with a dollop of space rock on the side”

The Radio 3 show Late Junctionhas been featuring From Gardens Where We Feel Secure on its playlist dated 8th September – 11th September. Thanks to David Welsh for the info.

Regular visitors may know that both Nicky Holland and Kate St John were both involved at some stage with the legendary Strawberry Switchblade . The good news is that a brand new website has recently been launched at The site boasts an incredible amount of information on the band, including an extensive discography, lyrics, gallery, unreleased material and interviews with both Rose McDowell and Jill Bryson.