official website for The Angelettes
Sensational vocalists and musicians gracing the credits of some iconic British recordings
are creating a buzz with their intricate harmonies, bluesy undertones and
innovative, heartfelt songs to inspire and entertain
The Angelettes are a female band from Manchester, England. Renowned for their fabulous harmonies, they grace the credits of some iconic British music whilst still producing their own innovative and heartfelt songs to inspire and entertain.
Formed officially in 1972 after signing to Decca Records, they continue with their musical careers to the present day.
The Angelettes' rich harmonies can be heard on their singles recorded for the Decca, UK Records and Mooncrest labels, with the distinctive vocals still in demand for prestigious backing sessions in all musical genres at the major studios. Have a listen to Bryan Ferry's album "These Foolish Things" and single "A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall" for some early Angelettes vocal arrangements.
From the early days, The Angelettes have performed a range of musical styles, encompassing acoustic, folk, country, soul, jazz, Motown, cabaret and chart-topping pop songs. But The Angelettes are not just singers - they are accomplished instrumentalists with an impressive list of instruments between them, including acoustic and electric guitars, bass guitar, banjo, ganjo, flute, oboe, mandolin, bodhran and keyboards.
TV appearances, radio power plays and a wealth of musical talent ensure that their signature sound still continues to entertain and with two songs included in a new movie soundtrack plus a new single release, their fans - old and new - are delighted.
The sound of The Angelettes is on the road and coming to a town near you!