Chris Bridgett is one third of Manchester band Cold Water Swimmers, along with Carrie Lawson on bass and Selina Clements Woolnough on drums. Their infectious blend of post punk, psyche and Merseybeat is showcased on their debut album Holiday At The Secret Lake which is out now on DIY or Die records (Released June 21). Wayne Carey gave it the thumbs up on first listen back in April.

Nigel caught up with Chris Bridgett over Zoom for a good chat about life before The Cold Water Swimmers, the new album, exciting news about some upcoming shows and the future!

Holiday At The Secret Lake is out now:

Bandcamp: Cold Water Swimmers – Holiday At The Secret Lake

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Nigel is Interviews & Features Editor at Louder Than War, freelance writer and reviewer. He has a huge passion for live music and is a strong supporter of the Manchester music scene. With a career in eCommerce, Nigel is a Digital Marketing consultant and runs his own agency, Carousel Projects specialising in SEO and PPC. He is also co-owner and Editor at M56 Media/Hale & Altrincham Life, and a Presenter on Radio Alty.


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