Cord (band)

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Cord - Other Peoples Lives cover art.jpg
Origin Norfolk, UK
Genres Alternative rock, indie rock
Labels Island Records, NRone
Members James Leeds
Phil Davison
Mike Jackson
Past members Andrew Walsh

Cord (often written as C/O/R/D) are a four-piece band from Norfolk, UK. Originally signed by Island Records on a five-album deal they were released from their contract in March 2007. The band's song "Go Either Way" is featured on the soundtrack for EA's video game Madden NFL 07.[1] Also, the song "Sea of Trouble" was featured in the NME Essential Bands 2007.[2] Their song "Winter" reached the UK Top 40.

The band split in 2008, however reformed in 2010 and released their second album, 'Later Is Better for Me, If That's Okay?', in 2011 on the NRone record label.

Cord line up[edit]

James Leeds - Vocals, Guitar, Keyboard
Phil Davison - Drums
Mike Jackson - Guitar, Keyboard
Andrew Walsh - Bass (former)



Other People's Lives Are Not As Perfect As They Seem (2006)[3][4]

Later Is Better for Me, If That's Okay (2011)


  • "Winter"
  • "Go Either Way" (2006)
  • "Winter" (re-release) (2006) (UK #34)
  • "Sea of Trouble" (2006) (UK #50)


  1. ^ "Madden NFL 07 Soundtrack". IGN Music. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cord: "We Don't Care What NME Think"". 12 October 2006. Retrieved 2009-06-18. 
  3. ^ Barnes, Dan (2 October 2006). "Cord: Other People's Lives Are Not As Perfect As They Seem". Retrieved 2009-06-18. 
  4. ^ Butler, Jim (15 October 2006). "C/O/R/D, Other People's Lives". The Observer. Retrieved 2009-06-24. 

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