PEI band Strawberry formed in February 1993playing their appearance at the first Halifax Pop Explosion in 1993. Cinnamon Toast Records released a slip 7” single with Strawberry and Plumtree called Me/Green Mittens in 1994. Another 7” single was released in 1996 on Janken Pon Records called “Into the Sky”.
In 1998 Halifax label No Records released the band’s first full length album Brokeheart Audio, recorded in Montreal. The band made 3 videos to support the record. Guesting on the recording was Kevin Komoda (Rational Youth, Pest 5000, CBC Brave New Waves producer) and Jon Asencio (The Doughboys, Pest 5000, Starbean, GOA).
In celebration of 20 years since its release, the album has been edited and remastered and will be available at the Strawberry bandcamp page: strawberry.bandcamp.com.
Members of the group have gone on to be involved with Valley of the Giants, The Shalabi Effect and Winnie Richards (singer Deirdre Smith, guitarist Scott Garratt), Pat Deighan and the Orb Weavers, Eyes for Telescopes and In-Flight Safety (guitarist Pat Deighan), Plunt, Rational Youth (bassist Brian Arsenault), Ark of Infinity, Scott Parsons (drummer Jon King), Haunted Hearts, Eyes for Telescopes (drummer Mike MacDougall) and Racoon Bandit (keyboardist Roger Carter).