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“The best debut album by a Liverpool band in years…”
Liverpool Student Media.

Buy The Trestles’ debut album for just £4.99 (inc p&p) via paypal here now
The Trestles released ‘What Do You See?’ to critical acclaim earlier this year – and the last few physical copies (CD only) are now going on-sale at a very special price of just £4.99 (including p&p) for Christmas. The 12-song record has been lauded by the likes of Bido Lito and The End and can now be yours for under a fiver… treat your friends and family too if you already have it!
Al O’Hare has recently been in the studio putting down demos for a new project in the new year, so stay tuned to Al’s Twitter for all the latest.
Order your copy of the CD securely via paypal now


“Thoroughly inspiring and unerringly current…”

Still the reviews come in for our debut album ‘What Do You See’
and they show no signs of calming down! Another great write-up, this time from venerable Scouse fanzine The End, claims the record is “thoroughly inspiring” and “unerringly current.”

Courtesy of Nick Hill Photography

Picking out ‘A Drink Of Water’, ‘Sing On’, ‘Ghosts Of Redundancy’ and ‘Thirty’, The End are perplexed as to “why this city has not taken the Trestles to their hearts (yet) instead of fay, unwitty scouse wannabe’s like the Wombats…” And so say all of us!
Read the full review here now
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The good folks at HCR gave our brand new single its first radio spin this week –
and you can hear it here first:

The Trestles release ‘Oscar Wilde (Stole My Morning)’ digitally via iTunes and other downloading sites on Monday, August 22nd. We’re hoping the tune will pick up more airplay too – so get in touch with BBC Radio Merseyside, 6Music et al and let them know you want to hear some proper pop music on the airwaves! And let’s know what you think below or via twitter/facebook…

Latest Reviews…

Our debut album ‘What Do You See?’ continues to impress the blogosphere. The good people over at Audio Apocalypse have awarded the record 4/5 and talked it up as “a direct hit.” Read the review here now

Audio Apocalypse were also in the crowd for our gig at The Zanzibar last week too. You can read their review of the “raucous” live show now.

Next gigs: April 28th in Rhyl and April 29th in Anglesey.
More details very soon…

Debut album to be released

Artwork courtesy of milkyone.co.uk

The Trestles will release ‘What Do You See?’ online from April 11th 2011.
The 12-track CD will be available exclusively from this site, via Paypal, or from News From Nowhere bookshop on Bold Street, Liverpool.

Price is £9.99 including postage and packaging or £7 in person from NFN.

The full tracklisting runs:

1. A Drink Of Water
2. The Civilised
3. Sing On
4. The Boy Up North
5. Maggie’s Farm #2
6. Ghosts Of Redundancy
7. These Streets (The Space Between)
8. Everything I Know
9. Thirty
10. Gwelfor Park
11. Forever To Go
12. This House

See below for a video on the making of ‘What Do You See?’.

‘What Do You See?’ EPK