Cactus World News

The legendary Dublin-based band Cactus World News are releasing “Found” a collection of very rare & previously unreleased tracks via Pledge Music.

Cactus World News

Cactus World News (l-r):
Fergal Andrews: bass
Frank Kearns: Guitar
Wayne Sheehy:Drums
Eoin McEvoy:Vocals

Their first release and best known song was “The Bridge”, which was produced by U2’s Bono, and released on their Mother Records label. They toured the UK with The Cult in 1985 and signed to MCA Records. Cactus World News performed at the Self Aid concert in Dublin on 17 May 1986. The band released their debut album, Urban Beaches in 1986 and gained hits with its three singles:

Cactus World News

“Years Later”, “Worlds Apart” and a re-recording of “The Bridge”. The respected music reference site gave Urban Beaches 4.5 out of 5. All three singles reached the UK Singles Chart. February 2015 saw the band announce a Pledge page campaign to release “Found”, a collection of very rare and previously unreleased tracks.

Watch “The Bridge”, live @ Self Aid, Dublin 1986

More infoformation Contact Pete Cole:
Tel: + 44 7801 496455

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