I’ve been a big fan of Manchester band Strangefish since I first saw them more years ago than I care to admit. They were playing the HLC in Rotherham. I bought the first EP “reeled in” at the time; they didn’t have any albums out!

I then followed them through Full Scale, Fortune Telling, and the latest release The Spotlight Effect.

Imagine my surprise, then, when I received a message about “a proposition for you” on Facebook. I spoke to Paul who told me the bassist, Carl, had decided to call it a day. It took Paul about 3 minutes to beat around the bush, but then he posed the question “would I join Strangefish?”.

Yes, of course! So a band I love suddenly becomes a band I’m in! What’s the chances of that happening? Pretty bloody slim!

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