Hedgehog Hill

by The Puddle

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A Christmas single of sorts from The Puddle - a new song "Hedgehog Hill" featuring Fishrider Records label-mates Trick Mammoth fishriderrecords.bandcamp.com/album/floristry backed with a live recording of "Christmas in the Country" from April 1985.


released December 20, 2013

"Hedgehog Hill" was recorded and mixed by Ian Henderson at Fishrider HQ, Dunedin, NZ.
George D. Henderson: Guitars & vocals
Gavin Shaw: Bass guitar
Ian Henderson: Drums
Alan Starrett: Invisibility
with - Millie Lovelock & Adrian Ng (Trick Mammoth): backing vocals

"Christmas in the Country" (previously unreleased) was recorded live through the mixing desk at the Glengarry Tavern, Invercargill in April 1985. Live sound by Tex Houston.
The Puddle in 1985 were:
George D. Henderson: Guitar & vocals
Ross Jackson: Bass guitar
Lesley Paris: Drums
Lindsay Maitland: French Horn
Peter Gutteridge: keyboards
Norma O'Malley: Flute

Both songs (c) George D. Henderson



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The Puddle Dunedin, New Zealand

With their 1986 – 93 Flying Nun Records catalogue long
out of print, The Puddle finally re-emerged in 2006 with 4 acclaimed albums released on Fishrider Records.
The Puddle have always been the most stubbornly underground of the bands associated with the
Flying Nun imprint. Their debut Pop Lib was recently included in SPIN magazine’s list of the best Kiwi pop releases alongside The Clean.
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