The Shop Window are a four-strong IndiePop/Jangly guitar band, who are Martin Corder on Bass, Phil Elphee On Drums and fronted by partners in musical crime; Carl Mann and Simon 'Syd' Oxlee.
Their journey began over two decades ago when they landed their first record deal in the mid-late 90s in previous project Westpier, label mates with Sleeper on Indolent Records (BMG). Once Westpier folded, Carl ended up depping on guitar for Sleeper.
Around the same time, Carl also ended up playing guitar for Kylie Minogue for TV performances, gigs and a tour of Australia, and even co-wrote a track that ended up on a Kylie B-Side in 2000. Following a long span of time spent on opposite sides of the world, Carl found himself back in the UK with music in mind. With old friends Martin Corder and Phil Elphee, a recording session brought six strong songs to fruition.
Carl invited his old friend Syd along to sing some harmonies, at which point they realised they're a bit like strawberries and ice cream - good on their own, but much better together!
Carl and Syd are also enjoying life as radio hosts now on the increasingly popular Indie Lounge Radio.
The Shop Window have released four well received singles prior to this release. These releases have produced a growing fan base of loyal followers and had glowing reviews from bloggers, racking up the Spotify playlists and radio play.
“Carl Mann is a super talented guitarist and songwriter, a man with a giant heart ... ”
- Louise, Andy & Jon (Sleeper)
"If music was a high street, The Shop Window would be that store of curiosities, a focal point for nostalgic pangs and dusted down memories that brings character to the ever changing facades. Push open the door and have a browse, you won’t regret it…”
Stephen Barnes - Thousand Yard Stare.
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