- Artist – The Treasures Of Mexico
Mark James Matthews – Vocals/Guitar
Robert Collins – Guitars/Piano
Nick Rice – Bass
Russell Baxter – Drums
Additional vocals by Beth Arzy
- Release – Heart Shaped Clock / Stick With You
Heart Shaped Clock
Stick With You
- Label – Spinout Nuggets
- Cat No. – SN022
- Release date – 28th of August 2020
The Treasures Of Mexico are a collection of long-time Medway musicians, including Mark Matthews and Bob Collins, both ex-members of UK Indie legends The Dentists (and many more since), with Russ Baxter on drums previously The Discords and Phaze and currently the same for Secret Affair, and Nick Rice on bass, the same for Groovy Uncle too. Additional vocals are provided by Jetstream Pony’s Beth Arzy.
Since the demise of The Dentists in the late 90’s, Mark and Bob, key contributors and founder members, have been busy through a number of side projects and contributions to worthy musical causes, both together and separately, and most recently contributing with The Treasures Of Mexico. With Mark on song-writing duties, in 2018 they released their second album ‘Everything Sparks Joy’ on Shelflife Records to much acclaim, hitting many Best Album Charts at the end of that year. The following year, ‘The Last Thing’, an album track, was released as a single on Spinout Nuggets, with two previously unreleased tracks.
Limited to 300 hand-numbered copies, this 7” release is doubled-up, with a Heart Shaped Clock’ on the Blue Side and ‘Stick With You’ on the Bright Side. With the long musical journey to this day (including The Dentists, Coax, Fortress Madonna, Words Beginning With X, The Great Lines, Echo Heights), it’s not about the journey itself, it’s about what comes through those speakers, and into your lives, no matter how it got there.
The twenty-second release on the Spinout Nuggets label, it will be available via www.spinoutproductions.com/shop/, the band and all good record outlets.
Produced and Recorded by Jim Riley (assisted by Brendan Esmonde) at Ranscombe Studios, Rochester, Kent.
Published by Spinout Music
Photo/Artwork by Lauren Singer/Lee Grimshaw