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Crowd funder launched to create new The Wedding Present musical
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Crowd funder launched to create new The Wedding Present musical

Fans of indie legends The Wedding Present are being asked to back a new Crowdfunder campaign to create a musical based on songs from their 30 year career. It’s the brainchild of writer and director Matt Aston who met Tony Ereira, director of Leeds record label Come Play With Me at a Wedding Present gig last year, and he also loved the idea. “I first saw The Wedding Present in Derby in 1988, so you could say this musical is over 30 years in the making,” says Matt.  “I’ll always be grateful to my older brother and his mates for taking his little 15-year-old brother to his first ever gig. I got a t-shirt, a set of badges and a nosebleed. Not to mention a new favourite band.” Matt and Tony put the idea to Wedding Present main man and songwriter David Gedge, along with an ear...