Neil James

Back in December we made an AMAZING £403.22 for Lifeshare, sharing the stage with The Twisted Dolls & Night Host for three fantastic sets. Thanks to the Castle Hotel for having us.

This is our cover of Temptation by New Order.

MASSIVE thanks for last night. We made an AMAZING £403.22 for Lifeshare, big thanks again to The Twisted Dolls & Night Host for playing fantastic sets and to the Castle Hotel for having us.Also to everyone for your generosity and for making it such an incredible night! We adore you.EJN xx

Posted by Gardenback on Thursday, 29 December 2016


Article – Gardenback Sleepless


Köln based writer, Savannah has written a short piece for the release of our new single.

The grungy guitar riff of Sleepless instantly reels you in as it welcomes you to a sound that you have never heard before. Gardenback simultaneously comes in together with a loud bang that creates a track that will have you listening on repeat all weekend. Ellis James’ edgy vocals perfectly coincide with his melodic bass lines as he sings the anthemic chorus:

“I wish I was someone you could love.”


Read the full article on the Cologne-based music blog HEY.

Oldham launches A night and day takeover…

IT was quite some night when Oldham roared into Manchester’s iconic Night and Day Cafe venue in the Northern Quarter – and they well and truly smashed it!

That’s right, I was inside the packed venue for the latest Manchester showcase night from national promoters This Feeling, and two of the four bands – Gardenback, from Saddleworth, and Mossley’s Proletariat – did our town proud.

Simon Smedley

Full review – Oldham Chronicle – 28 March 2017

Ellis at Night and Day
Photographer: James Barlow © Chronicle Online