Saint Etienne News

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!

birdie

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.

felt

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

Heavenly Films

Heavenly Films

January 10, 2012

Heavenly Films has a new beautifully designed (natch) website where you can see clips of past projects, learn about our new work in progress ‘LDN and even snap up one of the last remaining ‘Lawrence of Belgravia’ posters http://www.heavenlyfilms.net/ and on Fri 10th Feb there will be a special screening of Finisterre and What Have You Done Today Mervyn Day? at the Museum of London, Docklands more deets here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/149097

The Best Of Tunes, The 100 Best Of Tunes

The Best of Times, the 100 Best of Times

December 12, 2011

Possibly the worst pseudo-Dickensian play on words but hey it’s December and nearly Chrisssstmaassss (in cod Holder voice), and what an amazing night we had on Sunday playing Our 100 Best Tunes. Thank you to all who made it, and those that followed the live updates on twitter (from as far afield as Chile).

There’s some incred “views” of the night’s action through the lens of the venerable
Paul Kelly click here

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christmas

Greetings Pop Pickers

December 1, 2011

Saint Etienne are prematurely full of festive cheer, organising this year’s Christmas party.

It’s called OUR HUNDRED BEST TUNES and that’s exactly
what you’ll get. The three of us will be playing our absolute
favourite records, in order starting at no.100.

The date is Sunday December 11th and the place is the tinsel-laden
Bethnal Green Working Mens Club, London E2.  It will be hosted by
Welsh party princesses the Vinyl Vendettas who came up with the natty
idea.

Yes, there will be scorecards, AND a small Xmas gift.

The party starts at 5pm and finishes at 11.15pm. Tickets are priced at
just £10 and can be purchased here http://www.wegottickets.com/event/144844  from noon
this Wednesday 23rd  November.

Looking forward to seeing you!

love Bob Pete and Sarah xx

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