Anthony Reynolds – Life’s Too Long. Release date 20th February 2012

Chaffinch are now taking pre-orders for Life’s Too Long.  Goto the Chaffinch shop.  Orders will be shipped on Friday, the 17th of February.

The following stores will also be selling the album – Action Records in Preston, Avalanche in Edinburgh, loveMUSIC in Glasgow, Monorail in Glasgow, Norman Records in Leeds and Sister Ray in London.





Pennyblackmusic – first review of Life’s Too Long

Anthony Reynolds - Life's Too Long‘Anthony Reynolds really should be a household name such is the consistantly high quality of his recorded output over the last sixteen years, but in keeping with a clutch of other criminally overlooked British songwriters including Roger Quigley (Quigley, At Swim Two Birds, the Montgolfier Brothers), Simon Rivers (The Last Party, the Bitter Springs) and Davey Woodward (The Brilliant Corners, Experimental Pop Band) he, despite one or two skirmishes with the limelight, remains a relatively unmined seam.’

Read the full review here –



Anthony Reynolds – Life’s Too Long

As previously revealed Chaffinch will be releasing an Anthony Reynolds retrospective titled Life’s Too Long.  This is a 30 track 2-CD set taking a look at his career from 1995 – 2011 as a solo artist as well as tracks from his time with Jack and Jacques.  The CD also contains a luscious sixteen page booklet with wonderful illustrations by Cardiff based artist Virginia Roberts-Head.

The release date is 20 February 2012 and will be available directly from the Chaffinch shop, Amazon and a number of independent retailers in the UK.










Anthony Reynolds – Life’s Too Long


COMING SOON – Anthony Reynolds compendium titled Life’s Too Long. This is a

limited 30 track 2-CD set featuring a selection of tracks from Anthony’s career to date

with songs from Jack, Jacques and his solo work.

More details to follow in the next few weeks.



Anthony Reynolds interview and live appearances


Anthony talks with John Clarkson of Pennyblackmusic – you can read the interviews here and here. Anthony also makes two appearances in Cardiff over the next few days – on Saturday April the 16th he will perform 3 songs for piano, electronics, guitars and cello at The Chapter Arts Centre, as part of the Birthday Bazaar Cabaret.

He will also be appearing on April the 18th at The Rockin’ Chair, Lower Cathedral Road, Cardiff, performing a mainly instrumental, improvised set at ‘The Unemployed Disco.’