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12.12.2006 Listen to the Nikki-Sudden-cover "Death Is Hanging Over Me" by SHOENFELT


07.12.2006 On Friday December 1st 2006, Phil Shoenfelt & Southern Cross went into a Prague studio to record a cover version of the Nikki Sudden classic "Death Is Hanging Over Me". This was at the request of Spanish indie label Sunthunder Records, who have been inviting various artists to record their favourite Nikki song. The compilation CD (provisionally entitled "Suddenly yours: a tribute to Nikki Sudden") will be released early next year on Sunthunder Records (watch this space for details about exactly when it will be released).


04.11.2006 The Spanish label Sunthunder Records will release a Nikki Sudden tribute album next year. Phil Shoenfelt & Southern Cross will contribute with "Death Is Hanging Over Me".




The debut CD "Pearls" by Cinderella Effect, fronted by singer Constance Rudert of German Dark Wave band Blutengel, will be released on October 27th 2006 on the Out Of Lin label, via SPV. The CD contains a brilliant version of one of Phil Shoenfelt's songs, Darkest Hour, from the Dead Flowers For Alice CD. Highly recommended!


09.10.2006 Please note, the gig at Solnice in Ceske Budejovice has been changed
from 11/10/2006 to 10/10/1006.


08.10.2006 Phil's second album "God Is The Other Face Of The Devil" is available now as digital download now through Cherry Red's website. Also "Live In Prague" should be up there soon.

Check out Fatal Shore's new song "Real World" from their forthcoming album - MySpace.
The projected release date for their third album is spring 2007.


27.08.2006 On 21/09/2006 Phil Shoenfelt & Pavel Cingl play at the N.C. EVE @ Kino Oko,
plus Prague premier of "The Proposition" (John Hillcoat's film with screenplay and music by Nick Cave)




Nikki Sudden Tribute Night
31/08/2006 @ Roter Salon, Berlin

with Anastis, Big Sleep, Clark Nova Five, Don Chambers, Comedian Pharmacists, Max Decharne, Al DeLoner, Chris Damien Doll, Fancie, Fatal Shore, The Fullbliss, Jowe Head, Impure Throughts, The Dave Kusworth Group, Meadowstar, Methylated Spirits, Panda, Clive Product, Kitty Solaris, Einar Stenseng, DJ Jewel Thief
and special guests

We added some older interviews (also one with Nick Saloman who interviewd Phil back in 1990) - see press


10.08.2006 Phil Shoenfelt was interviewed by Berlin-based author Ni Gudix.
You can read the German version of this interview at or here under "press"


30.07.2006 New gigs in Denmark, see concerts


17.07.2006 The website has been updated with some old reviews for "Backwoods Crucifixion", "God Is The Other Face Of The Devil"; "Charlotte's Room", etc. in English, German, Italian and French, plus some more "older" stuff (see press)


12.07.2006 Last month, Phil Shoenfelt was interviewd by the Berlin-based author Ni Gudix.
The interview is quite long and detailed, and mainly focuses on issues connected with heroin abuse raised by Phil's autobiographical novel "Junkie Love". The full interview will appear later in the year in the 10th anniversary edition of Leipzig magazine "Haerter". A shortened version will appear in mid-July at:

More concert dates added, see "gigs"


29.06.2006 Fatal Shore and many other bands will play a memorial concert for Nikki Sudden
on 31st August 2006 in Berlin at "Roter Salon"


14.06.2006 Both Fatal Shore albums, "Fatal Shore" and "Free Fall", are now available as digital downloads at musicload and iTunes:

Fatal Shore:

Free Fall:


12.05.2006 Due to unforseen circumstances the Greek tour is postponed until October 2006


16.04.2006 The Nikki Sudden Memorial Concert in Berlin on 21st May has been cancelled for the moment.


12.04.2006 The Double CD album "Deep Horizon - Selected Songs Of Phil Shoenfelt" is now available as digital download at American iTunes:


10.04.2006 Pavel Cingl will be playing a gig together with Brad Stratton at the Rockwood Music Hall in New York City on 15th April 2006.
He will also record some tracks for the new CD of William Hart Strecker.

Wolfgang Gürster put together some excellent shots of Nikki Sudden and presents them on his website


04.04.2006 There will be Nikki Sudden Memorial Concerts in Berlin on 21st May and in Prague on 28th May, see gigs


02.04.2006 Phil wrote an article on football for a Czech newspaper.


31.03.2006 Nikki Sudden - in memorium





Nikki Sudden, 1956-2006 "Nikki Sudden, who passed away in New York on Sunday March 26th, was a dear friend and a huge inspiration. Not only to me, but to thousands of other Rock & Roll hearts the world over. He burned like a star and lived like a star, and his music was incredibly special. Right up there with the Rock & Roll legends he was obsessed with. So much energy, so much creativity, so much life, so much generosity. When Angels Die, indeed...
Nikki, it was a huge privilege knowing you. With sadness and regret, but with exhilaration too. Condolences to your father and mother, and to your musical partners, past and present.

Your friend, Phil."


09.03.2006 "Deep Horizon" is now available as digital music download at iTunes


16.02.2006 Ebury Press (UK), part of the Random House / Bertelsmann publishing group, will publish a UK edition of Junkie Love in Spring 2007.
They will buy the licensing rights for the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.


30.01.2006 Phil Shoenfelt's Best-of compilation "Deep Horizon - Selected Songs of Phil Shoenfelt" is available now as digital music download at 


17.01.2006 A video of Phil Shoenfelt & violinist Pavel Cingl from Southern Cross can be seen at The footage was shot on 12/01/2006 at notorious Prague pub "U Vystrelyenho Oka" (The Shot-out Eye Pub), and appears online at new TV station Zizkov TV.


08.01.2006 Nat Finkelstein, former manager of Phil's band KHMER ROUGE, has his own website now at
On this page you can also view the video clip for Khmer Rouge's "New Assassins".
Direct link:

There are a lot of new live dates listed, see concerts


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