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Please Stand Up charts

Blimey… in at #34 in the Official UK Top Singles 40 this week is the Please Stand Up single. Some would say that is quite disappointing, others would say it is 9 places higher than Daniel Bedingfield. Talking of singles, Amazon is listing How Will I Ever Find My Way Home? as the next single. Maybe that will fare better in the hit parade.

Posted on 29th May 2005

Missing: a shoe

The bloke with a guitar, Noble, had a boot stolen at the recent Scala show. Unfortunately, he had to walk around with one shoe on after that. Poor guy. The footwear in question is made by Dr. Martens and is brown. Size unknown. He would like it returned. If you have any information regarding its whereabouts please email me and I will pass on the information. Also while I am here I urge people not to steal from them in the future. While it may only be a sock or a scarf, it’s not very nice is it?

Posted on 28th May 2005

Xfm session

BSP will be playing a live session on Xfm‘s X-Posure program from 9pm on the 24th May. Speaking of Xfm, you can also watch the Please Stand Up video on their site too.

Posted on 18th May 2005

Virgin Megastore instore

The band will be playing an instore at Virgin Megastore, Oxford Street, London on the 26th May at 6pm. The band will also be signing copies of the Please Stand Up single.

Posted on 11th May 2005

Please Stand Up for a fiver

You can now pre-order Please Stand Up on CD, E-CD and 7" for £5 + delivery from HMV. They also have the artwork on the site, which is shown below. {thanks Nigel}

(Please Stand Up CD artwork)(Please Stand Up E-CD artwork)(Please Stand Up 7" artwork)

Posted on 3rd May 2005

Tour dates round-up

A few more tour dates have been finalised recently (including a short French tour with The Kills and another date in Ireland). I can’t remember which I’ve posted about here, so to see the full list of dates just see the Gigography.

Posted on 26th April 2005

Brakes to Give Blood

Brakes, AKA what you get if you put Eamon, Tom and Alex Electric Soft Parade and Marc Tenderfoot in a blender, are gearing up to release their debut album, Give Blood, on the 4th July. The album features songs. A single, All Night Disco Party, will be lifted from the album and placed upon shop shelves on the 13th June. For more information on the band, visit their official website. It’s quite good y’know.

Posted on 24th April 2005

KEXP Seattle session

On the 28th April, BSP will play a session for KEXP 90.3FM, Seattle, WA. The band played one this time last year, and very good it was too. The session starts at 1pm (8pm GMT). The night before (27th), the band will play live at Neumos in Seattle. {thanks Jez}

Posted on 17th April 2005

BSP (finally) confirmed for Glastonbury

Xfm can confirm that British Sea Power will play the Left Field Stage on the Friday (24th June) at this year’s Glastonbury Festival.

Posted on 16th April 2005

Festival performances confirmed

The band will be playing this year’s Bestival Festival in the Isle Of Wight in September (on an unconfirmed day) and Newcastle University on the 24th May as part of the Orange Evolution Festival. Tickets for the Newcastle gig are available via See Tickets.

Posted on 11th April 2005

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