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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 ...

on CD Baby or SoundCloud. 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 song credits are listed below, under the gap. Thanks for listening!

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

Words © Cheryl Cohen
Music © C. 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)

Words © Cheryl Cohen
Music © C. Cohen & Aaron Bethune

Aaron Bethune — acoustic guitar

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

James McRae — drums

Marisha Devoin — double bass



3. You’re My Crack Cocaine

Words © Cheryl Cohen
Music © C. Cohen & Rick 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

Words & music © Cheryl Cohen

Aaron Bethune — nylon guitar

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass, backup vocals



5. I Lost the Blues in Your Kiss

Words Cheryl Cohen
Music © C. Cohen/Rick Salt/Aaron Bethune

Aaron Bethune — lead guitar (electric)

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass



6. Hug a Tree for Me

Words & music © Cheryl 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)

Words & music © Cheryl Cohen

Aaron Bethune — acoustic guitar

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass

with Ricardo Pimiento — shaker



8. Free Yourself (In Memory of Steve Biko)

Words © Cheryl Cohen
Music © C. Cohen & Aaron Bethune

Aaron Bethune — acoustic guitar, kalimba

Cheryl Cohen — vocals, kalimba intro

Marisha Devoin — double bass



9. Words about You

Words & music © Cheryl Cohen

Cheryl Cohen — vocals

Marisha Devoin — double bass, tambourine

Rick Salt — acoustic guitar