The Band was formed by the end of 2016. The band’s name was invented by Bernie in 1999 when writing ”Soarin’ High” and he was a little bit shocked by his own lyrics that didn’t come out that conform at those times then. ”Soarin’ High” was aired as The Cute Urchins’ debut single on 26th Dec. 2016.
Band members are Sonja Roxanne Mundt background and harmony vocals, lead vocal, piano Tom Herwig piano, guitar, Background vocals, producer for the band Kosta Panis lead guitar (Fender, Gibson Les Paul) , bouzouki Rolf Gerritzen Bassguitar, guitars, backing vocals
Bernie Klapdor lead vocal, guitar (Fender), rhythm guitars
A drummer as solid component of the band is in advance. Until then the band is supported by helping hands. Some members of the band know each other for decades.
As natives mostly of the lower Rhine area there’s a natural love of music and the influencing music styles differ from member to member. Sonja Roxanne is trending towards Metal, Tom just loves good music like
Classical Masters as well as Rock, Country (Pistol Annies). Kosta is hooked on Carlos Santana as well as Journey or Led Zeppelin. Rolfs is at core with Toto, Bernie’s main influence as songwriter for The Cute Urchins are The Eagles.
Tom and Bernie were playing together in a live band by the early – mid 90’ies when covering The Eagles, Poco, America, Jackson Browne and The Bo Deans. Kosta and Bernie know each other since early childhood. Sonja Roxanne lives in Bernie’s neighborhood for ten years, suddenly he finds out she performs as a main singer in a gospel choir. Rolf was brought in by Kosta. Furthermore there are three drummers who are interested to join the band now.
In late April the debut album titled ”Soarin’ High” will be put to public. Live acts are planned for midsummer time. As far as known the band had been aired several times on Riviera.FM at Torquay in UK. Their singles ”Soarin’ High” and ”Lovin’ Is Like” had been played by more than 100 radio stations on the internet as well as on .FM – stations around the world.
There are no nominations for any award or a featuring at any broadcasting service or TV. Ever since Cute Urchins had begun their way producing had been done by Tom who had studied sound engineering and even was a teacher in that genre. All songs so far were and are written by Bernie.
When it comes to describe the band’s music style Bernie loves to talk about Long-Haired-Country.
Perhaps listeners find out an own band’s style for there are so many different influences brought in by each member.
The Cure Urchins are very excited that their music is being played on 752.2 Radio.