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Bluetones Vinyl For Sale! [11 Jul 2007|01:10am]

I've got a very rare 7" vinyl for sale, plus some of their other singles on vinyl, feel free to offer here or email me at:


Sale due to money needs!! 


THE BLUETONES Slight Return (UK RED vinyl 7", originally pressed for export to Japan only - unique title slv w/Japanese writing on reverse) .
B-side is: The Fountainhead!

Aaaand all numbered:

Slight Return, B-Side Don't Stand Me Down - No. 0240

Cut Some Rug, B-Side Castle Rock - No. 4489

Are You Blue or Are You Blind? B-side String Along - No. 1451
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Sheffield Leadmill Gig [20 Nov 2006|04:58pm]

Absolutely amazing, more enthusiastic and energetic than last time they were here... I completely failed to get the names of the 2 support acts though, don't supose anyone was there or can find out for me who they were?

Also, does anyone know in advance who the support will be when they play Newcastle on Saturday? Taking my sister to that gig for her birthday...
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Bluetones update [15 Nov 2006|03:46am]

[ mood | okay ]

If you haven't seen it already, the Bluetones have a shiny new website at www.bluetones.info

It's got news, tour dates (they're currently on tour in the UK of course!), the mandatory discography, and as well as photos it now also has some of the singles videos. I just watched Mudslide, which I didn't realise was another thing Matt Lucas joined them on.

If anyone's going to see them on tour, have a good 'un!

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So much for a come back, ey? [28 Sep 2006|10:57am]

[ mood | okay ]

I just found out the single got to number 68 - the first Bluetones single not to go into the top 40 apparently!

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Bluetones!!! [18 Sep 2006|12:37pm]

For those who haven't received/heard stuff.etc.dot..la la laaa......:-P

The Earth falls silent as the hour approaches...
the birds stop their chattering in the trees...
the winds subside in anticipation...

is it true?

Have The Bluetones decided the world is at last ready to receive?

The answer, my little eggs, is yes...

For on September 18th 2006 a new single 'My Neighbour's House' shall be made available to all human life.
A compact disc, a 7" single and also a download will go on sale, offering the gift of enlightenment and satisfaction to all who choose to purchase.

Rejoice you bastards, rejoice. x

Mark Morriss
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“After all, we should know our way around a happy pop song by now.” Mark Morriss 2006 [24 Aug 2006|03:45pm]

[ mood | happy ]

The Bluetones are back!

Their new single is called My Neighbour's House, it's out 18th September and you can hear it now on their MySpace page:

This was sent to me by email from their record company:

The Bluetones forthcoming single, “My Neighbour’s House” (released 18th September) is one of three tracks up for nomination on this week’s 6 Music Rebel Playlist. To listen to and vote for The Bluetones, please go to www.bbc.co.uk/6music/shows/steve_lamacq and scroll through to the bottom.

The winning track will be announced on Monday 28th August and will then be played on each 6 Music daytime show throughout the week.

(If like me, you use a web based email and not Outlook or anything, email lamacq.6music@bbc.co.uk with the subject track1)

Hoorah for the Bluetones!
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For sale: 2 Manchester tickets [12 Mar 2006|05:55pm]

Sadly I can't make it to this gig at Academy 2 on Sunday 19th March so I'm having to sell the tickets.

£12.50 each (face value) plus £1 for recorded delivery. Making that £26 for the pair, via Paypal, thank you very much.

Please email me at HRHPrincessZelda@btinternet.com . First one to do so gets them! Thank you.
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Bluetones Update [22 Feb 2006|11:58am]

[ mood | cheerful ]

It seems like things are happening in the world of the Bluetones so I thought I would give this community a kick up the backside.

I saw them in November at the Carling Academy in Birmingham when I got my hands on the EP. One or two tracks I really liked, it's worth having a listen to.

Then I saw Mark performing as Fi Lo Beddow at the Barfly in Birmingham earlier this month which I thoroughly enjoyed. If you get chance to see him but you're not sure how it'll compare to Bluetones gigs then just go, you will enjoy it. I also got to chat to the man afterwards and was reminded what a nice bloke he is.

I am also going to see the band next month in my home town of Wolverhampton. I think if you see the band too often you sometimes wonder whether it's worth paying to see them again when it's all the same songs, but they are a band that have to be seen live to be properly appreciated and I know the venue is a good one so I'm looking forward to it.

Good news for the band, this month they were signed to a new record label, Cooking Vinyl, which means a new album will be on the way some time in the misty future.

Finally, The Bluetones are releasing another 'best of' CD. A Rough Outline is a collection of all the singles and B-sides from 1995 to 2003.

I'll leave it up to you to decide if they're just trying to rip off the diehard fans into parting with money for music they mostly already own, but I think it's a handy collection so I'll probably be one of the suckers that buy it :)

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Mark Morriss on Wednesday [04 Sep 2005|10:35pm]

I went to see Mark Morriss (or Fi-Lo Beddow) at Turnmills in Farringdon on Wednesday, it was a small place and I was right at the front and just a bit over to the right from where he sat and played.
He started off with Keep The Home Fires Burning (a long time favourite of mine) and near the start played covers of Pixies' Gouge Away and Woman In Love, quite a few of the songs he played were ones that people requested because he claimed to have lost the setlist. He also kept asking us how many songs he'd already played and people kept shouting 'two!' the whole way through. I think that I also heard someone say 'you're no James Blunt' at one point but he didn't seem to notice that one.
He seemed in very good humour throughout despite a load of idiots talking loudly over to the side of the venue, and was very funny, telling some jokes at one point. He also played some new songs (Lemon And Lime was my favourite of them, loved the line in one of the others about hanging out with Jesus and JLo!) and other Bluetones songs I Was A Teenage Jesus, One Speed Gearbox and right near the end The Fountainhead, which was cool as it was the only one which I hadn't seen The Bluetones play before (and it's a lovely song of course!). It seemed to get by far the best reaction.
He also handed out loads of business cards which he claimed to have had printed on the way there, they say Fi-Lo Beddow and 'folk-poet and pioneer'!
It was a really enjoyable set in general, I think there will be songs on the website soon which I look forward to too.
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The Bluetones - Exeter [22 Aug 2005|03:04pm]

Went to see The Bluetones! Many vodkas later after avoiding the support - Boy singer band didn't get me, girl singer band were definitely better and then the guys came on and were so very entertaining, it's been 9 years I think since I first saw them and it's crazy to think still going well and such a good laugh. Best of all they played old stuff more than new stuff, plus the odd B-Side (V v cool), I know pretty much all of their moosik so was singing along merrily throughout, it went far too quickly, singing along to Carnt Be Trusted, The Fountainhead, Slight Return, Simple Things, The Basement Song...in fact thinking about it I believe they played every song I really really loved...ahh such a top top night. :D

Better review soon!
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[19 Dec 2004|05:23pm]

hehe, i met the guitarist from bluetones in the glasgow barfly last week :-) he was really nice and shared cigarettes with me :-) and he danced to the buzzcocks! It was a great night! x
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??? [03 Dec 2004|10:06am]

[ mood | confused ]

Hello all, does anyone know what's happened to the Bluetones site? It, and most of the fan sites and the forum, appear to have been hacked?!

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New interview with Mark online [17 Nov 2004|06:40pm]


Thanks to Kim (Blitz) for telling me about this!

My particular favourite:

We're still hopeful that Chris Martin will be our friend and donate a dreary piano ballad for us to take to the top of the hit parade.'
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Bluetones [01 Nov 2004|09:56pm]



For anyone who's lost the site....and if ya wanna you can find me now on....

makemeaboat instead of gamble26

Cheers all!
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New date at Islington Academy London [18 Oct 2004|05:58pm]

In case anyone had problems getting tickets to the London Barfly gig, there is a new date on 18 Dec at Islington Academy!

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[13 Oct 2004|04:17pm]

Even tho the site and that has gone..here's a little help for you 'Tone fans out there!

Dan :-)

The Bluetones
December Tour Dates

5th Leeds - Cockpit
6th Hull - Adelphi
7th Northampton - Roadmenders
10th Cardiff - Barfly
11th London - Monarch Barfly
13th York - Fibbers Barfly
14th Glasgow - Barfly

Box office numbers are
0113 2455570
0113 2436743
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[23 Sep 2004|09:24pm]

[ mood | confused ]

so how come i cant get onto the bluetones website?

am i being thick or something or could someone let me know?

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[22 Jul 2004|12:49pm]

hey. who has the song 'waterfall' the bluetones covered? can you put up for me to download? i went to one fansite that has it but the link was dead. so. i wonder if u guys can help me out on this.
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[01 Jul 2004|09:34pm]

[ mood | cheerful ]

hi, i'm new from indonesia.
glad to know that they still exist.
i first knew them on 1996 and it's kinda hard to get their album but thank God i have a friend who lives in uk so he helpsme to find bluetones' album
my fav song is afterhour


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