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New Album Details

February 21, 2012

Do you remember that special alchemy that transforms even the most mundane of experiences – walking home with the headphones on at night, sitting in a bedroom with your friends in the day, getting ready to go out on the weekend – into a lingering moment of seamless enchantment, one that resonates for the rest of your life?

Our new album, Words and Music by Saint Etienne, is about that.
About how music affects your life.
How it defines the way you see the world as a child.
How it can get you through bad times in unexpected ways.
How songs you’ve known all your life can suddenly develop a new attachment and hurt every time you hear them.

More than how it affects and reflects your life though, the album is about believing in music, living your life by its rules.

The album will be released on 21st May on CD, 2CD Deluxe Edition, LP and a special boxset version. The tracklist is:
1. Over the Border
2. I’ve Got Your Music
3. Heading For the Fair
4. Last Days of Disco
5. Tonight
6. Answer Song
7. Record Doctor
8. Popular
9. 25 Years
10. DJ
11. When I Was Seventeen
12. I Threw it All Away
13. Haunted Jukebox

You can pre-order the Standard and Deluxe Editions here.

Standard Version Amazon HMV Play
Deluxe Edition Amazon HMV Play

More news on the LP and boxset soon!

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Saint Etienne Tour Pre Sell 9.00am Today

February 16, 2012

Here are the pre-order links for our May tour dates which will go live at 9.00am this morning.

Tuesday 22nd – Sheffield, Leadmill – click here
Wednesday 23rd – Glasgow, Oran Mor – click here
Thursday 24th – Liverpool, Kazemier – click here
Friday 25th – Cardiff, Gate Theatre – click here
Saturday 26th – Leamington, Assembly Rooms – click here
Monday 28th – London, Palladium – click here

Don’t forget you can watch the brand new video for Tonight here too.

See you soon

Love,

Sarah, Bob and Pete xxx

 

I SHALL BE RELEASED

I Shall Be Released

February 15, 2012

The Tonight single will be coming out on 12″ and 7″ as well as a download EP for you modernists. More details soon, but there will be some exclusive mixes and b-sides.

And we can also tell you that the new album will be called Words and Music by Saint Etienne. It’s up for pre-order here:

Standard Version Amazon HMV Play
Deluxe Edition Amazon HMV Play

We are working on a special boxset version of the album too, more information of that coming soon.

See you soon

Love,

Sarah, Bob and Pete xxx

VIDEO GAMES

Video Games

The brand new video for the first single from the album, Tonight, will be premiered on Vevo. Head over to here on Friday to see it. The video, directed by long-standing Saint Etienne collaborator Paul Kelly, captures the anticipation and excitement of going to see your favourite group.

All The News That's Fit To Sing - Tour Announced!

All The News That’s Fit To Sing – Tour Announced!

As we’ve got a new album coming, we would like to come and play it to you.

We’re heading off round the country in May and stopping off at the following places:
Tuesday 22nd – Sheffield, Leadmill
Wednesday 23rd – Glasgow, Oran Mor
Thursday 24th – Liverpool, Kazemier
Friday 25th – Cardiff, Gate Theatre
Saturday 26th – Leamington, Assembly Rooms
Monday 28th – London, Palladium

Tickets will go on sale to Saint Etienne database subscribers from 9.00am this Friday 17th February. That’s 3 days before going on sale to the general public. Links to buy will be sent to you on Friday morning between 8.00-8.30am, so watch this space.

See you down the front!

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The original Birdie is back!

January 25, 2012

Saint Etienne collaborators Debsey and Paul have dusted off their guitars and will be performing as Birdie for the first time in over ten years.

Along with original band member and former Etienne drummer Jon Chandler, they play at The Union Chapel in Islington, London this Saturday 21st January.

Also playing are The Wood-Be-Goods and David Tattersall. This is a lunchtime event starting at 12 midday and admission is free.

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Felt: The Book

January 17, 2012

Bob has written the intro to a lavishly designed hard-back book telling the story of Felt through Lawrence’s words and stunningly reproduced photos from his personal archive.

It’s a limited edition of 1000 copies and comes from a new publishing company formed by three of our favourite designers (Fabrice Couillerot, Paul Kelly and Lora Findlay) and
can only be pre-ordered here http://www.firstthirdbooks.com/

And on Feb 3rd there’s a book launch at Rough Trade East with a Q&A with Lawrence,
Gary Ainge, Martin Duffy & Phil King – with Paul Kelly showing clips from
Lawrence of Begravia

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