Goya Dress

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Goya Dress
Astrid Williamson.jpg
Astrid Williamson at Dom Church, Utrecht.
Background information
GenresAlternative rock
Years active1990s
LabelsNude Records
Past membersAstrid Williamson
Terry de Castro
Simon Pearson

Goya Dress was a Scottish alternative rock band, founded by singer/keyboardist/guitarist Astrid Williamson, bass player Terry de Castro and drummer Simon Pearson. Their first EP Bedroom Cinema was released in 1995. Next release was also EP called Ruby and in 1996, the band released their first full-length album Rooms. It was produced by Welsh musician and former The Velvet Underground member John Cale.[1] The group disbanded shortly after the album was released. After the band broke up, Williamson had a successful solo career. De Castro and Pearson subsequently played with Cinerama and The Wedding Present.[2] De Castro also had a spell with Animals That Swim[3] and released a solo album, A Casa Verde, in 2009.[4]


  • Bedroom Cinema (EP, 1995)
  • Ruby EP (EP, 1995)
  • Crush (single, 1996)
  • Glorious (EP, 1996)
  • Rooms (1996)


  1. ^ Kellman, Andy: Goya Dress at Allmusic
  2. ^ "Biography - The Official home of The Wedding Present and Cinerama". scopitones.co.uk. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  3. ^ Faded Glamour: The Best of Animals That Swim (CD insert notes). Animals That Swim. 2004.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  4. ^ Cramp, Nathaniel (11 June 2009). "Album Review: Terry De Castro - 'A Casa Verde'". NME.com. Retrieved 1 January 2014.