NEW SEA OF TRANQUILITY REVIEW IN GIVES CAIRO 4.5/5.0

Cairo have received a stunning new review from Jon Neudorf, Sea of Tranquillity Staff Writer, in which he states: “‘Say’ rivals (writer’s favourite Touchstone album) Wintercoast in terms of melody and instrumental prowess”

New reviews from Background Mag and Music Street Journal for SAY!

Some more great new reviews of our debut album SAY have arrived courtesy of Background Magazine and Music Street Journal! Click the links below to read the full reviews. “This album is an adventure in its self, lyrically and musically. You can always feel the threatening fear. There is a lot of Rob and Rachel singing together and that fits …

AFTERGLOW REVIEWS ‘SAY’

Afterglow have given ‘SAY’ a fantastic review ! Check out the English translation below. Original can be found HERE “The English band Cairo, not to be confused with the no longer existing 90s namesake, under the inspiring leadership of Rob Cottingham (Touchstone) are on their debut album. ‘$ @ Y’ moves in the regions of Anathema, with hints of Rush, Genesis and …

KEYS AND CHORDS REVIEW ‘SAY’

Get ‘SAY’ HERE http://www.keysandchords.com/album-review-blog/cairo-say English Translation Below -“Always nice to discover a debut album with a surprising smear. No dried up cake, but an intriguing progrock album. Already published in 2016, and it is high time to highlight this. The driving force behind the new band Cairo is Rob Cottingham from Milton Keynes (UK), an experienced dark rocker in the solo …

PROG MAGAZINE REVIEWS ‘SAY’

Prog Magazine have reviewed ‘SAY’ A fantastic review by David West, our debut release is available HERE Read the FULL REVIEW

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’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 …

CAIRO RECEIVE FIVE STAR ALBUM REVIEW FROM PROGARCHIVES.COM

Cairo are delighted to report that long established, esteemed Prog Archives reviewer Kev Rowland has awarded the top rating for ‘Say’. In his comprehensive review for the global website, Kev Rowland summarises: “Each time I play the album I get something more from it, and I fell in love with it the very first time, and the more I play …