A compilation album showcasing the very best from Bury St Edmunds’ exciting music scene is being released to raise money for the town’s Women’s Refuge.
This is the Sound of Sugar Town, due to be released on Friday, November 13, features new and exclusive tracks from 12 of the area’s top bands and a cover created by local artist and musician Kate Jackson.
As well as the opportunity to download the album from iTunes and Spotify, 300 copies are being pressed on limited edition 12inch vinyl.
Among the artists featured on the album are Cathedrals and Cars, Eleanor Lou, The Few, Fortunato, Horse Party, The Machismos, Pale Fires, Rats as Big as Dogs, Scare the Normals, Tryal of Witches, The Vitamins and Voter Kernel.
The compilation is being released by Repeat Records and Pure Deadly as part of Independent Label Week.
On Saturday, November 14, a launch party for The Sounds of Sugar Town is being held at Vinyl Hunter in Bury St Edmunds featuring DJ and acoustic sets from contributors on the album – as well as a one off reunion performance from Miss Black America.
Starting at 10am with a full play through of the album, music and DJ sets go on throughout the day until 5pm.
Entry is free and copies of the 12 inch vinyl will be available.
All profits form the release are going to Bury St Edmunds Women’s refuge.
Copies of the vinyl edition can be pre-ordered at www.repeatfanzine.bandcamp.com