More US reviews for our debut album come in!

Two more fantastic reviews for our debut album have come in from across the pond. Many thanks to both reviewers for their kind words! “Mission accomplished, as every track on this album is stunningly orchestrated and beautifully arranged. Unlike Touchstone, a harder-edged prog band, Cottingham has now created a new group that pushes that prog sound into a new era” …

New reviews in from the US and Canada!

Some great reviews of our debut album ‘Say’ have come in from across the pond in the US and Canada! ‘Say’ is available via our online store, here. “Hang fire on those end of year best of lists, for what Cairo have created here is sure to have a Say in what makes the cut” – Sea of Tranquility “Great …

CAIRO GO GLOBAL!

CAIRO are delighted to announce that- with effect from Monday 18th September 2017 – their debut album ‘Say’ has been released across the globe via The Right Honourable Record Company Ltd and Cherry Red.

CAIRO ANNOUNCE XMAS 17 GIG SPECIAL GUESTS AND NEW DISTRIBUTION DEAL

Cairo was formed and launched by ex-Touchstone founder, songwriter and keys man Rob Cottingham in August 2016. The band released their debut album, ‘Say’, a few months later to rave reviews; received Steve Hackett’s endorsement ‘recommended to all’; were the Prog Magazine Readers Poll #6 Tip for 2017 – and won Best Newcomer at Classic Rock Society’s BOTY 2016 awards, …

CAIRO to play PROGDREAMS VII Festival in 2018!

CAIRO are thrilled announce that they will be playing the PROGDREAMS VII Festival at the Boerderij in Holland in the first weekend of March next year. On behalf of the band, Rob stated: “At a personal level, I have wanted to play this venue for many years, having heard such great things about it – but never managed to get …

Cairo to play Cambridge Rock Festival 2017!

Cairo are delighted to announce – after the exclusive air play from their debut album ’Say’ on the main stage before the headliner at last year’s 2016 festival – that they have been invited to play at the Cambridge Rock Festival 2017 between 3rd – 6th August 2017. More details will follow soon!

CAIRO’S SAY ALBUM RECEIVES 5/5 “PERFECT DEBUT” FROM PROGARCHIVES’ THOMAS SZIRMAY

Excerpts from the review: “I am happy to announce that his new project Cairo is a leap up and forward.” “Blistering Prog Rock of the finest vintage…” “Accessible perhaps but very creative with constant shifts in mood and atmosphere, from preciously chiseled to powerfully bombastic.” “From the beginning to the end, this polished production makes this into the very rare …

CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY REVIEW NOV’ 16 MALTBY GIG

Review of November ’16 Maltby gig, including a great picture of Lisa, shown in March/April 2017 CRS magazine highlighting the “promise of the material showcased from the debut album”.

GERMAN REVIEW OF ‘SAY’ IN FROM MUSIKREVIEWS.DE

Jochen König published his review of Cairo’s album ‘Say’ on 10th March 2017, and he awards the album 11/15. He starts: “Cottingham was a founding member of Touchstone, and this is reflected in his new field of activity. CAIRO play a track harder and gloomier and are closer to the symphonic Neoprog. But the orientation, melodic Prog-Rock with Pep and …