Join us for 'An evening with Area40' - FREE entry at Ripley Town Hall on Sat 20th August - please reserve a seat by emailing

'Cheat' - a soul based chilled tune now available to preview on this website

Check out our new video for Pretty Much Perfect below:


Three new demo songs recorded in May - Full songs for our second album later this summer...

Area40 song to be released soon:

'Soldier's Tale' - a moving epic rock song evoking a war veteran's unrelenting mental images



This follows our previously released songs:

'Desire' - a gothic style love song with melodic prog instrumentation

'Pretty Much Perfect' - a summertime groove sound

'Road Trip' - inspired by Le Tour De France coming to Yorkshire

'One Small Step' - Area40's debut 10 track album

Area40 are five experienced musicians performing original yet contemporary songs

An eclectic mix of style and content from the several singer songwriters within the band

Songs that indulge vocal harmony with dueling electric violin and lead guitar

A melting pot of varied influences and sheer enjoyment of music

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 Area40 music first broadcast on BBC Introducing 28/09/13




Area40 gigs coming up...

  • Aug 20
    Ripley Live (incorporating Ripley Blues),  Ripley
  • Oct 12
    The Quakerhouse,  Darlington
  • Oct 22
    KWVR Beer & Music Festival 2016,  Oxenhope

Download 'Cheat' - itunes or CDBaby

Desire - Area40


Area40: Cheat

Download 'Desire' - itunes or CDBaby

Desire - Area40


Area40: Desire

Download 'Pretty Much Perfect' - itunes or CDBaby

Pretty Much Perfect - Area40


Area40: Road Trip

Download 'Road Trip' - itunes or CDBaby

Road Trip - Area40


Area40: Road Trip

Preview the Area40 debut album - 'One Small Step'

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Area40: One Small Step

Area40 songs played on BBC radio

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