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When a jazzy-blues-playing boy meets a classical-songwriter-girl, the result is a musical match made in heaven. Meet Cherry Pill the vocal/guitar/violin duo from South Africa who explore their shared passion for music by performing their eclectic brand of Indie Folk-Rock music

Expect thoughtful lyrics and sweet vocal harmonies, underpinned by the soaring melodies of Kristel’s classically-trained violin playing and Rory’s blues and jazz-infused guitar licks.

Cherry Pill is a metaphor for life – the sweet and joyful mix with the bittersweet moments to create a rich experience full of twists and turns.

Their début recording ‘Chocolate Box’ will take you on a musical journey, with each song evoking a

different emotion – from the wistful romanticism of “Silent Movie” to the darkly brooding “Bare”.

Having toured The Netherlands in 2017 and 2018, Cherry Pill then toured Germany in 2019

On the cards for 2020 is some time in studio to record some new material for an EP release later in the year

Highlights:

-Their music has been included in a recent Ford Bands-In-Transit campaign (2015)

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgrtiKP2ArY) .

-In 2015 Cherry Pill performed on the South African Stage organised by IMEXSA at Midem in

Cannes,France.

-In 2016 Cherry Pill performed 2 concert venues at the South By South West Festival in Austin,

Texas,again under the oragnisational umbrella of IMEXSA.

-In November 2016 Cherry Pill released an instrumental side-project album titled Si Tu Savais.

Kristel and Rory of Cherry Pill decided to record Si Tu Savais as a tribute to some of the composers

and songs that influenced them when they first started playing together over 10 years ago,

This album is currently receiving airplay on Classic FM and Fine Music Radio.

-In December 2016 Cherry Pill had a succesful tour performing at various spots along the Garden Route.

-In August 2017 Cherry Pill embarked on a 2 week self-funded tour to The Netherlands and France.

-December 2019 Cherry Pill went on a summer tour of the popular Cape Town and surrounds.

-In March 2019 Cherry Pill chosen to represent South Africa in the AfriMusic Song Contest for 2019 with their song ‘Take a Bow’. https://youtu.be/LHsqGPWsi60

– In February 2020 Cherry Pill were again selected to represent South Africa in the AfriMusic Song Contest with their song ‘The Wheel Keeps Turning’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXi49nJFJ8k&feature=youtu.be

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