The Start EP

by Alex Hulme

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The Start 02:48
Background 04:36
Sparks 02:15


Possibly the summeriest single of the year, The Start will brighten up your year. Backed with three great tracks, this third EP from Alex Hulme shows his progression to the main stage.


released May 14, 2012

All tracks written and performed by Alex Hulme.
Arranged by Alex Hulme and Brad B Wood

Additional musicians: Brad B Wood: bass, backing vocals, moog, ebonium / Alec Brits: drums / Beth Warriner: backing vocals / John Baulcombe: banjo on Background.

Produced and recorded by Brad B Wood and Alex Hulme at Cityscape and Parr St Studios, drums recorded and engineered by Richard Turvey.

Mixed and mastered by Paul O'Brien at POB Audio

Artwork by Alex Hulme and Kris Franks


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Cityscape Records Bolton, UK

Cityscape Records is a long established kitchen table label which has been championing DIY pop from a Bolton terrace since ‘96. Recording in glamorous locations such as the ‘back room’ and utilising the best mixing and mastering talent Urmston has to offer, we really hope you enjoy our latest labours of love. ... more

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