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Years Active: 1989 to 1996

Genre: Pop, Twee

Country: United Kingdom


Robert Pursey (bass)
Peter Momtchiloff (guitar)
Mathew Fletcher (drums)
Amelia Fletcher (vocals)
Cathy Rogers (vocals)

Artist Bio:

From - Heavenly was a 1990s twee pop band, originally forming in Oxford, England in 1989. amelia fletcher (vocals), Mathew Fletcher (drums; Amelias brother), Peter Momtchiloff (guitar) and Robert Pursey (bass) had all been members of Talulah Gosh, a key member of the c86 scene which preceded the twee movement, formed in 1986. Heavenly debuted with the 7 single I Fell in Love Last Night, followed by another 7, Our Love Is Heavenly, both released in 1990 on Sarah Records. Heavenly Vs. Satan, the groups debut album, came out in 1991. At this stage in their career, Heavenlys songs were still mainly concerned with an innocent view of love, whether or not requited, and the instrumentation remained very much the same jangly guitar style used by Talulah Gosh. Before releasing the critically acclaimed Le Jardin de Heavenly, Cathy Rogers (keyboard, back-up vocals) joined the band. Her harmony vocals and keyboards became an integral part of the groups sound. Another strikingly different element of the groups second album was the inclusion of the track, PlayC Is the Heavenly Option, featuring the guest vocals of K Records founder Calvin Johnson, who released Heavenlys records in the USA. The song even featured amelia fletcher rapping, after a......[Read More]