Archive | News from Black HQ

Updates and insights from Black HQ. Short and informative posts in which we’ll tell you what’s planned, why we’re doing what we’re doing and let you know how you can help.

Black is the Colour of Hope

To mark the first anniversary of Colin’s death we’d like to share ‘Black is the Colour of Hope’, a beautiful song that Colin had started work on the melody with Chris McDonald and Rod da Rosa towards the end of 2015. Chris and Rod finished the song after Colin died, so we invited them to […]

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Any Colour You Like Deluxe Edition

Announcing the release of the Double-CD Any Colour You Like Deluxe Edition – 9th December 2016. The package combines the original 16 track compilation CD (now sold out) with an extra CD of 10 tracks that Colin selected to complement the 12″ vinyl releases. The two discs are packaged in a hardback cover with a gorgeous 64 page […]

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Inquest returns verdict of accidental death

The official inquest into Colin’s death was held in Ireland yesterday (20th October). Cork City Coroner’s Court returned a verdict of accidental death and the case is now closed. Closure of a different sort is of course very difficult (if not impossible) for us, but this verdict has given us some comfort. All of us […]

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Black – To The Future

Everyone at Black HQ has been devastated by what happened in January. We had so many plans for 2016 and were looking forward to more live shows with several bookings already confirmed, writing trips had been arranged, new recordings planned, and we had new ideas for the back catalogue and the poetry books. It was […]

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Colin Vearncombe Memorial Order of Service

We have a small number of the Order of Services left from the memorial. You can get a printed one, on a first come, first served basis by sending a stamped self addressed envelope (SAE) to: Nero Schwarz Ltd P.O.Box 109 Liverpool L18 8WX They’re limited to one per household, and sending a SAE does […]

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Hebden Bridge Trades Club gig postponed

The Hebden Bridge Trades Club gig planned for December 10th has been postponed and will now take place in April as part of the Spring 2016 tour. All tickets purchased already can be exchanged for the new date, which we’ll be announcing soon.

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