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    friends and family members but the death of ideals It registers the shock felt by a doggedly principled band looking around at a country again dominated by the oldest of elites from the monarchy to old Etonians and a music scene overrun by the privately educated and in hock to corporate brands where the concept of selling out has become a weird relic Nick explains It s shocking The idea that most things you believe in are seen as passé is scary You get really tired of trying to believe in anything It seems to be a much easier pathway to forget about any principles whatsoever This album is the sound of a band running away from itself really It s the fall of the Manics empire just crumbling around us In what Nick calls its cruel self examination Rewind the Film also relates back to the more introspective moments on This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours and is equally grounded in the soil and psyche of South Wales Apart from Builder of Routines and Running Out of Fantasy which were recorded in Berlin it was made in Cardiff and mixed at Rockfield There s a mystery and serenity on This Is My Truth that has come back on this record says Nick Hence the chillingly beautiful self analysis of This Sullen Welsh Heart with its stark confession I don t want my children to grow up like me and the eerie seclusion of Builder of Routines which features softly devastating French horn from Sean Moore So sick and tired of being 4 Real Only the fiction still has the appeal Nick s incorrigible refusenik mentality is a source of both pride and irritation I don t expect your sympathy I m old I m strange I m confidential sings James on Running Out of Fantasy s isolationist folk There are ghosts from the past too 3 Ways to See Despair Neil Young watching the night close in was inspired by a magazine feature about Stuart Adamson of the Skids and Big Country who committed suicide in 2001 As Holy as the Soil That Buries Your Skin is a stirring love song to Richey featuring a Dexy s style horn section The heart of the album is the sumptuous title track based on a sample by maverick composer David Axelrod s 1969 song A Little Girl Lost which the Manics re recorded note for note featuring resonant guest vocals from James s old friend Richard Hawley Seeking shelter in childhood it s a bleak retort to the heroic nostalgia of Postcards From a Young Man You can t get more honest about ageing and the passing of time says James For Nick s sanity I wanted someone else to come in and take the hit emotionally I love Richard Hawley There s something about him that will not be bowed The Manics have always been our greatest idealists lifelong believers in the power of a song to shake burn

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    The Wonder Lyrically an existentialist s celebration of doubt referencing This Is My Truth perhaps it s better that some things cannot be explained science or religion constantly search for an answer that sometimes just doesn t exist musically I Just Can t Help Believing Vegas Elvis Exile on Main Street brass Most positive track on the record recorded Decca style three mics thirty minutes Its optimistic sound may be slightly misleading Rewind The Film Six and a half minutes of uplifting heartbreak featuring a stunning vocal from Richard Hawley a mixture of David Axelrod Love Scott Walker Made the album make sense lyrically the core themes of mortality responsibility and self awareness Builder of Routines One of two tracks recorded in Berlin a first for the Manics it was written by text message Nick couldn t make it to Germany due to family illness James and Sean had a tune so the lyric was written and sent via text the words are trying to convey building something out of chaos tried to make it sound like Neil Young recording Harves t in Hansa features a perfectly forlorn French horn solo by Sean shortest track on the album 4 Lonely Roads Influenced by A E Housman s poetry Jenny Johnny the Beatles Two of Us features a lead vocal from Cate Le Bon which is warm pure and complete I Miss The Tokyo Skyline The awe inspiring wonder of Tokyo the ancient and the modern memories burnt into your skull that never leave the joy of being lost of feeling like an alien but also strangely very safe a soundtrack to a short film mesmerizing beguiling like the city itself also inspired by Max Richter Musically like no other Manics track Anthem For A Lost Cause Abba esque version of R E M Dexys horns classic mid 70s Rod Stewart lyrically a song against itself raging against the diminishing value attached to the power of song itself Lyrics by James As Holy As The Soil That Buries Your Skin Johnny Cash s version of Hurt the horn section of Van Morrison s It Stoned Me a song of deep and honest loss the strangely uplifting power of acknowledged sadness The slowness of Tom Waits the lyrical tone of Dylan s Not Dark Yet 3 Ways To See Despair The controlled desperation of Elliot Smith the White Album produced by Steve Albini only guitar solo on the album the lyric came from staring at a beautiful photograph of the much missed Stuart Adamson Running Out Of Fantasy Again recorded in Hansa hence the Germanic strings section delicate tones reminiscent of Thurston Moore s Demolished Thoughts echoes of Everything Must Go s Small Black Flowers heavily influenced by Werner Herzog s Burden of Dreams fear of the constant flux sometimes reality is too vivid to ignore coming to terms with the delusion of rock n roll while still being in love with that delusion Manorbier The overwhelming mystery and breathtaking beauty of

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    is released almost three years to the day since Postcards From A Young Man and sees the band with a more reflective stripped back sound whilst maintaining the classic Manics melody and unique lyricism The band have also announced their first UK headlining shows since the incredible 38 single show at the O2 Arena in London in December 2011 which celebrated the release of National Treasures singles collection The two first songs available show the different sides of the album with Rewind The Film being a brooding cinematic 6 30 mins track atmospheric and climactic with Richard Hawley and James Dean Bradfield trading vocals Hawley commented I am so chuffed to have been asked to sing with the mighty Manics can t tell you what it means to me The whole experience is something I ll treasure forever I love the Manics and what they stand for and to be a tiny part of that means the world to me Show Me The Wonder is an upbeat positive pop song but with questioning lyrics Soaring horns and a joyous chorus makes it a stand out track on what is otherwise a delicate record Recorded in their own studio Faster in Cardiff Rockfield in Monmouthshire and Hansa in Berlin the first time the band have recorded there Rewind The Film features 12 tracks of classic musicianship and lyrical themes which include the rock n roll dream Thatcherism and inspiration from subjects as varied as Manorbier Castle Skids Big Country s late singer guitarist Stuart Adamson Werner Herzog s Burden of Dreams and Welsh poet RS Thomas The Manics describe it as If this record has a relation in the Manics back catalogue it s probably the sedate coming of age that was This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours Following in the tradition of inspired collaborations Nina Persson from The Cardigans on Your Love Alone Ian McCulloch Some Kind of Nothingness amongst others opening track This Sullen Welsh Heart features Lucy Rose and 4 Lonely Roads has lead vocals from Cate Le Bon as well as of course the title track with Richard Hawley The band have just returned from a trip to Australia and New Zealand where they played several shows to tie in with the British and Irish Lions rugby tour The band will headline the Festival Number 6 in Portmeirion Wales in September and then head out for a short intimate UK tour with support from Public Service Broadcasting Rewind the Film is the group s eleventh studio album for the label making them the longest signed artists to Columbia having joined them in 1991 and released their debut album Generation Terrorists the following year Rewind The Film tracklisting This Sullen Welsh Heart Show Me The Wonder Rewind The Film Builder of Routines 4 Lonely Roads I Miss The Tokyo Skyline Anthem For A Lost Cause As Holy As The Soil That Buries Your Skin 3 Ways To See Despair Running Out Of Fantasy Manorbier 30 Year War

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    September 6 August 5 July 2 June 11 May 6 April 4 March 8 February 2 January 4 2010 December 6 November 10 October 5 September 10 August 6 July 2 June 3 May 3 April 7 March 8 February 4 January 6 2009 December 4 November 9 October 6 September 9 August 5 July 5 June 10 May 7 April 4 March 2 February 2 2008 November 3 October 1 July 1 February 3 January 1 Email to a Friend Your Email Your Name To Subject Message Pulled Apart By Horses have been confirmed as headliners on the Dance To The Radio stage which opens the Leeds Festival in August The band were forced to cancel their appearance on the main stage at last year s event due to illness having performed a storming set at Reading the day before so are thrilled to be able to play their hometown festival With a live album released earlier this year to coincide with Record Shop Day the band are spending the summer at several UK festivals see below with new drummer Tommy Davidson 4 July COVENTRY Godiva Festival 10 July CHELTENHAM 2000 Trees Festival headline 18 July OXFORD Truck Festival headline 24 July SHEFFIELD Tramlines Festival headline 31 July DERBYSHIRE Y Not Festival headline 9 August NEWQUAY Boardmasters Festival 27 August LEEDS Leeds Festival headline DTTR Stage 28 August JVAL FESTIVAL GENEVA Switzerland Jval Festival headline www pulledapartbyhorses com For further information please call Gillian Porter Tom Freeman at Hall or Nothing PR on 07767 471681 07890 101580 or e mail at firstname hallornothing com 3 July 2015 http www hallornothing com index php pulled apart by horses confirmed as headliners on dance to the radio stage Recent stories 28 January 2016 Fatherson unveil new single Lost Little Boys and

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    into what Blood finally became as a record It s a large nod to Pixies Pavement The Breeders and a sonically guitar driven attempt at poking pop into our realm of horsery explained guitarist James Brown A three minute gnarling and growling rock tidal wave Grim Deal is the final single from Blood and follow up to Medium Rare which received amazing responses airtime on Radio 1 and caused the NME to proclaim Pulled Apart By Horses are now a serious rock band Of the new track Q said this time around they ve slowed down their schtick to a stoner rock chug on this snarling gem Saturday 18th April will also see the band release live album One Night In Heaven exclusively for this year s official Record Store Day via Too Pure Transgressive on strictly limited 12 vinyl The album is a recording of a live set from their recent London headline show at Heaven in November 2014 and will be limited to only 500 copies One Night In Heaven Tracklisting Hot Squash Skull Noir V E N O M Moonlit Talons Lizard Baby Shake Off The Curse The Crapsons Medium Rare Grim Deal Some Mothers You Want it Everything Dipped In Gold High Five Swan Dive Nose Dive The live album marks the end of an era as Pulled Apart By Horses last release with founding member stick smith Lee Vincent but the band are excited today to introduce their new drummer Tommy Davidson Department M These Monsters Dinosaur Pile Up Lee announced his decision to step down from Pulled Apart By Horses towards the end of last month explaining Life has pulled me in a different direction to my fellow Horses and the life of a touring musician just isn t for me any more I m immensely proud of everything we ve achieved and the music we ve created together and I look forward to witnessing the next phase of PABH with my good friend Tommy filling the drum stool So now the band move on into the next phase of their career saying We re extremely excited to introduce you to the brand new fourth member of PABH Tommy has been a close friend of ours for many years We simply cannot wait to get on the road with him Tommy adds I m over the moon to have joined Horses The boys are like brothers to me so any excuse to hang out with them even more is gladly welcomed We ve already got stuck in with writing some new tunes which is really exciting I m also buzzing about all of the gigs and festivals that we ve got coming up over the next few months I have a feeling we re gonna have a lot of fun Tommy joins in time for a string of shows throughout the Spring Summer including their biggest hometown Leeds headline show to date on May 1st at Leeds University with a little help from their

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    last couple of months after performing in Europe as part of a tour with Dr Martens footage of which can be seen here https www youtube com watch v faY aHvTOkM Describing the first night of the tour Q Magazine described the show as a wall of fans surge to the front of the stage and form a crashing whirlwind of limbs Crowd surfers roll from the moshpit to the back of the club The Medium Rare Ep s title track is taken from the band s third album Blood which was released in September and is joined by brand new tracks Run Boy Run and Beat Up The EP is completed with a live version of the Stooges classic I Wanna Be Your Dog recorded in Paris earlier this year incidentally the same show Q wrote about Guitarist James Brown commented Medium Rare was the final track written for Blood and the majority of the the song was written in the studio It seems to be a live favourite at the moment and kind of made sense to be released as a single It s downright sleaze thats been cooked to personal preference Joining Kasabian on the road for three weeks around Europe is pretty exciting for us and were really looking forward to playing to some new people and hopefully not crushing their souls with our riffs and rather enlightening them It ll be the first time we ve played venues of this size out there so we can t wait Watch Medium Rare live in Paris here https www youtube com watch v 1A4p4JZ7fOI list PLGe6oh7p bn LObX1Ipnkvu7l Nv5xzU index 7 Medium Rare bounces along from riff to riff The Guardian Medium Rare is limber Franz funk that slaps on a surprisingly meaty chorus NME With Kasabian

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    third album Blood Pulled Apart By Horses have announced a UK tour for November The band are currently in rehearsals for some Reading Leeds Festival warm up dates and will also be playing their first ever acoustic show for competition winners at the end of August With current single Lizard Baby playlisted at both Radio 1 and XFM the band have had a great summer so far They recently released details of their own beer which has been brewed by Revolutions Brewery Co http www revolutionsbrewing co uk in West Yorkshire Temptingly called Blood this is a pale ale made with blood orange peel To celebrate they will play a show in Leeds where entry is only available to the lucky fans who post a photo on Twitter and Instagram of them enjoying their favourite drink with the hashtag PABHsBlood The best shots will win a pair of tickets to the show plus they will each receive a free pint Winners must be over 18 years old Blood is the follow up to 2012 s Tough Love it was recorded in the band s hometown of Leeds with producer Matt Peel Eagulls and is released on their new label Best of the Best through Sony RED 18 August Coventry The Kasbah 19 August Nottingham Bodega 20 August Liverpool East Village Arts Club 23 August Reading Festival 24 August Leeds Festival 29 August Leeds Brudenell Social Club competition winners only New Dates 21 November MANCHESTER Gorilla 22 November GLASGOW Stereo 24 November BRIGHTON Haunt Concorde 2 25 November BIRMINGHAM Library 26 November BRISTOL Fleece 28 November LONDON Heaven Tickets go on sale 9am Friday 15th August priced 12 14 in London http www kililive com artists pulled apart by horses Album Tracklisting Hot Squash ADHD in HD Lizard Baby You Want

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    Pulled Apart By Horses would like to invite you to see them play and drink their Blood to celebrate the release of their third album The band have teamed up with the West Yorkshire Revolutions Brewery to concoct their own unique pale ale made with Blood Oranges and Yorkshire Tea The beer will be available for a limited time at specialist pubs throughout the UK Named after their forthcoming album Blood will be launched at The Brudenell Social Club on 29th August 2014 where the band will perform their first ever UK acoustic set Tickets will only be available to competition winners who post a photo on Twitter and Instagram of them enjoying their favourite drink with the hashtag PABHsBlood The best shots will win a pair of tickets to the show plus they will each receive a free pint Winners must be over 18 years old Guitarist James Brown comments The idea of people drinking our Blood not literally is so exciting for us It s the kind of thing you talk about a lot but never usually happens so because this has become a reality we really want to celebrate it Two tracks from the new album Hot Squash and Lizard Baby have already notched up lots of radio support and rave reviews and Blood is set for release on 1st September on their own label Best of the Best through Sony Red The band are currently perfecting their live show in advance of main stage appearances at Reading and Leeds Festivals and a European tour they ll also play these three intimate warm up shows 18 August Coventry The Kasbah 19 August Nottingham Bodega 20 August Liverpool East Village Arts Club Album Tracklisting Hot Squash ADHD in HD Lizard Baby You Want It Hello Men Skull Noir

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