Sweet Pea

by Elysium

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26th November 2011:

I have just found out that David Bartholomew has died. He played guitar with Dean Sobers & I in 2003 and 2004. He was the best guitarist I ever worked with, and I regret not telling him so and I also regret not getting to work with him more. I listen to these songs on a weekly basis so he has never been far from my thoughts. I don't know how much other music he recorded but the four tracks available here (including the never-finished West-India Quay backing track) will be available on-line for as long as there is an Internet.

The eight-year-old single is free to download but should you wish to make a donation it will be passed on to both the Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust (braintumourtrust.co.uk) and Sobell House Hospice.

Here is a small gallery of awful photos of a version of the band rehearsing in late 2003 or early 2004:
bit.ly/Elysium_2003_04

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released July 21, 2003

Written by Elysium.
Recorded by Lee Hirons at The Gaff, Fulham Broadway, in June 2003, except 'West-India Quay' Recorded by Buzz Allan in Golders Green in February 2004.
Barry "Buzz" Allan played drums on West-India Quay.
David "Bart" Bartholomew played lead guitar.
Matt Kaufman played bass guitar.
Fred McLaren played drums.
Dean Sobers sang and played guitar.

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