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Formed : 1986 // Cardiff, United Kingdom
Disbanded : 1993

Andrea Lewis - Vocalist
Chris McDonogh - Bassist
Matt Gray - Guitarist (1992–1993, 2010, 2013–present)
Geraint "Harley" Farr - Guitarist (1986-1993)
Richard "Bloss" Gray- Drummer (1986–1990)
Jimmy Hughes - Drummer (1990–1993)
Jon Lee - Drummer (1992)
Dennis McCarthy - Drummer (1993)
Chaz Watkins (2010–present)
Erik Stams (2010–present)

Female fronted guitar pop band - formed in Newport, South Wales in 1986. Darling Buds released 3 albums and recorded 2 Peel sessions before disbanding in 1993.

In July 2010, the Darling Buds with only Andrea Lewis from the original line-up, reformed for a one-off tribute concert in their native Newport in memory of John Sicolo, the owner of the music venue T. J.'s who died earlier in the year. In October 2013 the band announced a further show, at the Borderline in London in April 2014, with Chris McDonogh and Matt Gray joining Lewis.
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The Darling Buds - Indie Top 20 Volume V - Spirit Of Independents album art Various Shame On You Various - Indie Top 20 Volume V - Spirit Of Independents (Comp) Beechwood Music France 1988 Sell This Version
12-001259-30 The Darling Buds - What's New? - November '88 album art Various Burst (as Darling Buds) Various - What's New? - November '88(Cass, Comp, Promo) CBS 12-001259-30 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
MW CD Promo 1 The Darling Buds - MW CD Promo 1 album art Various She's Not Crying Various - MW CD Promo 1(CD, Comp) Music Week MW CD Promo 1 Belgium 1988 Sell This Version
465813 2 The Darling Buds - Video Hits 2 album art Various Let's Go Round There Various - Video Hits 2(CD, Comp) CBS, Liberation Records, Mushroom 465813 2 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
SAMP 218 The Darling Buds - Are These Hits, Or What? CBS Records International May 89 album art Various Hit The Ground Various - Are These Hits, Or What? CBS Records International May 89(CD, Comp, Promo, Smplr) CBS, Columbia SAMP 218 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
CMJ-CD 018 The Darling Buds - CMJ Presents Certain Damage! Volume 18 album art Various Let's Go Round There (as Darling Buds) Various - CMJ Presents Certain Damage! Volume 18(CD, Comp, Promo) College Music Journal CMJ-CD 018 US 1989 Sell This Version
CAT 1694 The Darling Buds - 90 NOW album art Various You've Got To Choose Various - 90 NOW(Cass, Comp, Promo, Smplr) Columbia CAT 1694 US 1989 Sell This Version
CDTB 507 The Darling Buds - No. 1 Music Club 4/1989 album art Various Hit The Ground (as Darling Buds) Various - No. 1 Music Club 4/1989(CD, Comp) No. 1 Music Club AB CDTB 507 Sweden 1989 Sell This Version
XPC 4049 The Darling Buds - CBS Singles Promotion Tape album art Various Tiny Machine Various - CBS Singles Promotion Tape(Cass, Comp, Promo) CBS Studios, London XPC 4049 UK 1990 Sell This Version
SAMPCD 1423 The Darling Buds - What's New? (July/August 1990) album art Various Tiny Machine Various - What's New? (July/August 1990)(CD, Comp, Promo) CBS SAMPCD 1423 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
NRS 3 The Darling Buds - New Route Sampler 3 album art Various Crystal Clear (as Darling Buds) Various - New Route Sampler 3(Cass, Comp, Promo) New Route NRS 3 US 1990 Sell This Version
CSK 2230 The Darling Buds - New Edge Muzik (Columbia) album art Various It Makes No Difference Various - New Edge Muzik (Columbia)(CD, Comp) Columbia CSK 2230 US 1990 Sell This Version
BREAK LP3 The Darling Buds - Airspace II album art Various Shame On You (Slightydelic Mix) Various - Airspace II(LP, Comp) Breaking Down Records BREAK LP3 UK 1990 Sell This Version
CAT 2116 The Darling Buds - Unexpected Side Effects album art Various Crystal Clear Various - Unexpected Side Effects(Cass, Comp, Promo) Columbia CAT 2116 US 1990 Sell This Version
1P-8047 The Darling Buds - Music View - Radio's Alternative Talk Show #91 & #92 album art Various Music View Daily (as Darling Buds) and 1 more… Various - Music View - Radio's Alternative Talk Show #91 & #92(LP, Comp, Promo + 7", Promo) Joseph Fox Communications, Inc. 1P-8047 US 1990 Sell This Version
The Darling Buds - Girlism (Colours Of Female Music) album art Various Fall (as Darling Buds) Various - Girlism (Colours Of Female Music) (Comp) Ausfahrt Germany 1991 Sell This Version
CRSK-0026, CRSK 026 The Darling Buds - Sony Music Sampler Vol. 26 album art Various Crystal Clear (Remix) Various - Sony Music Sampler Vol. 26(CD, Comp, Promo) Sony Music, Sony Music CRSK-0026, CRSK 026 Canada 1991 Sell This Version
QY・8P-90066 Various Crystal Clear Various - Epic Sony Records Presents Single Collection February, 1991(CD, Comp, Promo) Epic QY・8P-90066 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
CSP 982 632-2 The Darling Buds - The Rock And Roll Decades: The Nineties album art Various Crystal Clear (as Darling Buds) Various - The Rock And Roll Decades: The Nineties(2xCD, Comp) Sony Music CSP 982 632-2 UK 1991 Sell This Version
The Darling Buds - A Kick Up The Eighties Vol. 8 album art Various Hit The Ground (as Darling Buds) Various - A Kick Up The Eighties Vol. 8 (Comp) Old Gold (2) UK 1992 Sell This Version
ROL 92-46 The Darling Buds - Rock Over London # 92/46 album art Various Long Day In The Universe Various - Rock Over London # 92/46(CD, Comp, Promo, Transcription) Rock Over London ROL 92-46 US 1992 Sell This Version
ESK 4788 The Darling Buds - Pick This album art Various Please Yourself (as Darling Buds) Various - Pick This(CD, Comp, Promo) Epic ESK 4788 US 1992 Sell This Version
0000000 The Darling Buds - Columbia Breaks Convention - Toronto '92 album art Various Please Yourself Various - Columbia Breaks Convention - Toronto '92(Cass, Comp, Ltd, Promo, Smplr) Columbia 0000000 Canada 1992 Sell This Version
2CDNK 751 The Darling Buds - Is This A Cool World Or What? album art Various Please Yourself (as Darling Buds) Various - Is This A Cool World Or What?(2xCD, Comp, Promo) Sony Music 2CDNK 751 Canada 1992 Sell This Version
CSK 4905 The Darling Buds - Season's Screenings The Soundtrack album art Various Sure Thing Various - Season's Screenings The Soundtrack(CD, Comp, Promo) Columbia CSK 4905 US 1992 Sell This Version