Sun-Pinned Leaves are English duo Christopher Brown from Kent on vocals & Neil Faulkner from Suffolk playing most instruments. Guest musicians appear on some tracks and for live work.
Neil recorded and produced all 4 albums at Orchard House Studio, Suffolk. Chris and Neil first wrote songs together at school in 1975 continuing to write and perform together until pursuing separate projects in the mid-1980s.
Having reunited in 2017 they formed Sun-Pinned Leaves and released first album ‘Theories of Destiny’ which debuted live at the Lighthouse, Deal in 2019 with tracks receiving considerable radio play thereafter.
During the pandemic SPL wrote and recorded second album ‘Trans-Genre Express’ released April 2020 and third album ‘Eclipse’ October 2020 with both receiving global airplay. The Americana tribute to John Denver ‘Monterey Bay’ was a weekly number 1 with Banks Radio Australia. ‘Love Is’ was the Christmas Number 1 on Live & Listed, 106.9 sfm Sittingbourne, Kent.
Sun-Pinned Leaves 4th album the Americana ‘Rock ‘N’ Road’ was their most popular to date making No 5 in the Top 30 albums for 2021 as selected by EATEN ALIVE zine March 2022 fb: @eatenalivezine) and saw the band played on over 200 radio shows and stations including BBC Radio Kent Upload in 2021 (‘Monterey Bay’) and 2022 (‘Long Live’)
Q: Tell us about your new single.
The song is an homage to the Queens of 70s Disco (Gloria Gaynor, Chaka Khan, Donna Summer and Candi Staton). The online release date for all major platforms is 6th May 2022 just ten days after the 45th anniversary of the opening of Studio 54.
Q: Do you have any other plans relating to this release? A video?
Long Live the video can be viewed at
Q: Do you write and release or do you plan each release? Any plans for an EP or album?
‘Long Live’ is the first of three singles to be released from our next album. ‘Brilliant Jewel’ will be released in June and ‘Summer of Love’ will be released in July.
Q: Are you currently working on any projects we should look out for?
We plan to release our 5th album ‘Altered States’ in late July 2022.
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