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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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Albums

The Darling Buds - Guitars And Drums album art Various Shame On You Various - Guitars And Drums (Comp, Album) Native Records UK 1991 Sell This Version
CAT 4033 The Darling Buds - New Music Sampler album art Various It Makes No Difference (as Darling Buds) Various - New Music Sampler(Cass, Promo, Smplr) Columbia, Epic CAT 4033 US 1991 Sell This Version
CAT 4034 The Darling Buds - New Music Sampler/Pop Vol 1 album art Various Crystal Clear (Remix) Various - New Music Sampler/Pop Vol 1(Cass, Promo, Smplr) Columbia CAT 4034 US 1991 Sell This Version
4859 The Darling Buds - Halloween: Music So Good It's Scary album art Various Long Day In The Universe Various - Halloween: Music So Good It's Scary(Cass, Promo, Smplr) Columbia 4859 UK & US 1992 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

12 PRM 121 The Darling Buds - Special For Dee Jays album art Various Burst Various - Special For Dee Jays(12", Promo) CBS 12 PRM 121 Italy 1988 Sell This Version
CSK 3055 The Darling Buds - Coca-Cola Pop Music Volume 4 album art Various Crystal Clear Various - Coca-Cola Pop Music Volume 4(CD, Mini, Promo, Smplr) Columbia CSK 3055 US 1991 Sell This Version
659710 2 The Darling Buds - Saturday Night album art Ned's Atomic Dustbin Long Day In The Universe (Remix) Ned's Atomic Dustbin - Saturday Night(CD, Single) Columbia 659710 2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version

Compilations

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