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"Clever lyricism coupled with superb musical performances from some of Vancouver Island’s best musicians. Bravo, a great collection of original work and a pleasure to listen to.”

                                                     — Jenica Rayne, Canadian singer-songwriter

 Listen below ...

or listen on ReverbNationSoundCloud or CBC Radio3. (The CD Baby and iTunes websites carry short clips.) The album has been released digitally and in disc form, through CD Baby. But if you live in Canada and want a copy, you can contact Cheryl — click here. The CD is also available at Fascinating Rhythm in Nanaimo, and  Black Sheep Books and Saltspring Sound on Salt Spring Island, BC. Album recorded by Rick Salt at Mountainview Studio, Nanaimo; produced by United Hipsters' Union, a.k.a. Aaron Bethune & Rick Salt. For track credits, see below (under the music player). 

LOVE & EXILE SONG CREDITS:

1. Exile Song

© Cheryl Cohen/Rick Salt/Greg Esposito

Aaron Bethune — lead guitar (electric)

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass

Rick Salt — rhythm guitar (electric)

with Ricardo Pimiento — Cuban fun, shaker



2. One Beautiful Thing

(dedicated to Erika, Erica & Julie)

© C. Cohen/Aaron Bethune

Aaron Bethune — acoustic guitar

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

James McRae — drums

Marisha Devoin — double bass



3. You’re My Crack Cocaine

© C. Cohen/R. Salt

Aaron Bethune — lead guitar (electric)

Bill Hicks — drums

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass

Rick Salt — rhythm guitar (electric)



4. The Man with Bars in His Eyes

© C. Cohen

Aaron Bethune — nylon guitar

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass, backup vocals



5. I Lost the Blues in Your Kiss

© C. Cohen/R. Salt/A. Bethune

Aaron Bethune — lead guitar (electric)

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass



6. Hug a Tree for Me

© C. Cohen

Aaron Bethune — lead guitar

Bill Hicks — drums

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass, whistling

Rick Salt — rhythm guitar



7. Walk Away

(dedicated to Rosemary Lindsay)

© C. Cohen

Aaron Bethune — acoustic guitar

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass

with Ricardo Pimiento — shaker



8. Free Yourself (In Memory of Steve Biko)

© C. Cohen/A. Bethune

Aaron Bethune — acoustic guitar, kalimba

Cheryl Cohen — vocals, kalimba intro

Marisha Devoin — double bass



9. Words about You

© C. Cohen

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass, tambourine

Rick Salt — acoustic guitar