A Travellers Guide to Lost and Later Songs #4

For those who may appreciate some background detail, I offer below my workings.  #4 Yesterday’s Already Light Years Away (No demo exists.  Approximately 1997) One from the analogue years, there was no demo recorded of this song at the time, or after.  From around 1996 until 1999, the band rented a rehearsal room in the Maryhill Burgh Halls.  From the… Read more →

A Traveller’s Guide to Lost and Later Songs #3

A Traveller’s Guide to Lost and Later Songs #3 For those who may appreciate some background detail, I offer below my workings.All audio references refer to recordings from the secret playlist, “Lost and Later, Early Days” –https://on.soundcloud.com/96wG4 #3 Drunk is a holiday (1996-2021)# “Ought we to be drunk every night?” Sebastian asked one morning. “Yes, I think so.” “I think… Read more →

A Traveller’s Guide to Lost and Later Songs#2

For those who may appreciate some background detail, I offer below my workings.All audio references refer to recordings from the secret playlist, “Lost and Later, Early Days” –https://tinyurl.com/bdcwef5v #2 Ghost Light(14/04/10)A synth-pop devotional in praise of the light, 14th April 2010 at 9.50am is the earliest noted record in the archives for this one. It sounds uncharacteristically early in the… Read more →

A Traveller’s Guide to Lost and Later Songs#1

For those who may appreciate some background detail, I offer below my workings. All audio references refer to recordings from the secret playlist, “Lost and Later, Early Days”- https://tinyurl.com/yw657bbs #1 – Loverboy(19/01/13)On the cusp of lost and later, this song is something of both. Written in the months before the revolution (earliest demo in the files is dated 19th January… Read more →

Lost and Later Songs is out now!

Lost and Later Songs is out now! You can buy a cd or digital copy here –https://anewinternational.bandcamp.com/album/lost-and-later-songs It is also available to stream at all the usual suspects, at a click near you. Tickets for the launch show, three weeks today are selling well. Please order soon to avoid disappointment. We’ll have a rare old time- https://lostandlatersongs.bpt.me/ Read more →

Liberation Day -1

Liberation Day -1 Reports of the first successful escape attempts are beginning to filter through; this one spotted alive and well in the Highlands. Thank you very much to everyone who placed a pre-order. Please do share any photos of the album in its new home. You can order your copy here – https://anewinternational.bandcamp.com/…/lost-and-later… and November 4th Glasgow gig tickets… Read more →

Album cover! Pre-orders available now!

Ta dah! Here’s what the album looks like. The cover photo is of the Chicago Auditorium Theatre during lockdown by Matthew Gilson. Lost and Later Songs is available to pre-order now – order now, and it’ll be posted out to you, so you get your copy as close to release date (Royal Mail dependent) as possible. You’ll get instant downloads… Read more →

Lost and Later Songs released 14th October 2022; bandcamp pre-orders available tomorrow

Lost and Later Songs, new album released Friday 14th October, bandcamp pre-orders available tomorrow. Congratulations are in order: we have twins. A double album, twice the fun or, depending on one’s point of view, twice the torture. What began as a harmless enough pastime to while away quarantine, grew arms and legs, scuttling this way and that and all at… Read more →

Top of the Pops

Here is the news-Gig tickets available here! – https://lostandlatersongs.bpt.me/Exciting album news tomorrow!Meanwhile, in an alternative pop universe, this happened-  “What Boys Do” – the Director’s Cut, a film by Daryl Cockburn.And did I say gig tickets are available here?  https://lostandlatersongs.bpt.me/Yes, I believe I did.bx Read more →

New Single and video out today!

Hear song here – A New International – bandcamp Gig tickets here – A New International at Room 2 Glasgow – Friday 4th November Lost and Later song #5 – What Boys Do “And you know all our boys are really girls at heart” – The Imposter, Elvis Costello “What Boys Do” started life in 2016 with the working title… Read more →