The brand new MJ Hibbett single ‘The Lesson of the Smiths/The Gay Train‘ is out TODAY! You can get it from the official site, through Amazon or even on iTunes (details at http://www.mjhibbett.net/buy/thelessonofthesmiths.htm) and if you’d like to do that, well, that’d be GRATE! Two A-Sides, three new recordings, a Smiths cover version and a THRILLING radio edit all, along with a whole live album on the multimedia, all for under a fiver – how can you go wrong?
This month MJ will be playing the following places:
Tuesday May 1 – The Henry Holland, 39 Duke Street, London
(Totally Acoustic gig starting at 7pm and finishing by 9pm)
Monday May 7 – University of Sheffield Students’ Union, Sheffield
(On about 5.30pm at the Fuzz Club BBQ)
Tuesday May 22 – Newcastle Arts Centre, 67-69 Westgate Road, Newcastle
Sunday May 27 – The Firebug, Millstone Lane, Leicester
Friday June 1 – Sumo, 54 Braunstone Gate, Leicester
(playing a set of songs from the 30’s and 40’s)
Saturday June 2 – Carpe Diem, Civic Court, Leeds
Further details for all these are at http://www.mjhibbett.net/gigs/gigs.htm
See the Gay Train video below
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The single “Its Getting Boring By The Sea” is out 11th June
Hotly tipped Brighton two-piece Blood Red Shoes release a new single Its getting Boring By The Sea, through V2 Recordings on Monday 11th June. The single will be available on download and as a strict limited edition of one thousand on seven-inch vinyl.
After playing their own sold-out headline tour of the UK earlier this year and causing chaos in London last week, with queues around the block, to get into their two appearances at the Camden Crawl, Blood Red Shoes set out on the NME New Music Tour with Rumble Strips, Pull Tiger Tail and The Little Ones in May. The band also play their first show in the U.S. on June 14th when they perform with Biffy Clyro and Enter Shikari at the Highline Ballroom in New York. The full UK dates are:
May tour dates
Thu 17th Cardiff Coal Exchange
Fri 18th Northampton Roadmender
Sat 19th Sheffield Plug
Mon 21st Middlesbrough Empire
Tue 22nd Glasgow Arches
Wed 23rd Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
Thu 24th Manchester Club Academy
Sat 26th Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Mon 28th Birmingham Academy 2
Tue 29th London Koko
Wed 30th Brighton Concorde 2
Thu 31st Norwich Waterfront
Tickets are priced £7.50 except for London £9.50
Its Getting Boring By The Sea was co-produced by BRS and Iain Gore, the B. side Box Of Secrets was produced by Steven Ansell.
Blood Red Shoes last single, the highly praised You Bring Me Down, was released in November via the Drowned In Sound Digital Singles Club and as a limited edition 7 through Abeano Records.
Blood Red Shoes are Laura-Mary Carter on vocals and guitar and Steven Ansell on vocals and drums.