So as 2011 comes to a close we reflect on the last 12 months, it’s been pretty much exactly a year ago that two Russian labels (Delicious Music and Opposing Music) released our split with the truely great (and unfortunatley late) HELGA R.I.P. Which was quickly followed by our 2nd full length album (You Are Loved) released by another Russian label (Slow Burn Records) which was released late december last year, (our hope in having a christmas number 1 didn’t quite take off not even with it’s heart warming title). We would like to thank everyone mentioned above for all their help and support to make these things happen, also thanks are due to Jeff Rose and Martin Ford for recording our sounds (and also for knowing someone who could save our lost files), artists Richey Beckett (You Are Loved) and Dennis Indoors (split) for designing great art and last but not least Nicola Charles for the voice / monologue recording for Truth (you know we love you and will never forget it).
Our 2011 tours of the Uk, Ukraine and Russia have been some of the most memorable highlights of this bands career so far, without even mentioning all the amazing people we met, our show’s in Ukraine and Russia were some of the best we could ever imagine this band playing. Thank you so much to Starchitect, our label mates and Ukrainian friends for life, thank you Dmitry, Andre and Nikita for all your hard work in putting together and planning those amazing days, it was such a great experience that we’ll never forget. Also thank you to our Ukrainian kickboxer/driver Sergey, we felt completly safe being with you because we knew you are the meanest hardest guy on this planet, also thanks to little Sergey and the Elephantom art team for letting us take such a fine young man on tour to show him the stinking depths of drunkeness a British band like us can swoop to. Also thanks are due to another Sergey and “Dirgenera booking” for helping us with our Russian dates, you were a true gent and a great host in Moscow (thank you for our train tickets), Alexey, Alex and the girls in St Petersburg for looking after us, cooking for us, supplying the smoke and taking us on an amazing bike ride around the beautiful city, there are far too many people to thank who made our trip so memorable, you should know who you are but thank you guys too, I hope we will see you all again but for now, best wishes and good luck for the future everyone.