Tuesday, October 5, 2010

GOODBYE IDIOTS!


that was a tv comedy reference, you're not really idiots. We're like 2 hours away from leaving for toronto and im totally hyper and not ready.

massive thankyous to everyone who brought stuff from our goodwill sale, and even massiver thankyous to the few of you who found the gift cash button on paypal, we're totally humbled. We're going to work out something very special for you folks in the neat future, you will be remembered.

The end result of cash-drive is enought monies to hire out a winnebago. well, we can only afford the first couple of weeks so far but it's an awesome start and means we can nix hotel costs and make dan cook us breakfast. so yeh. it totally wouldn't be possible if it weren't for you guys. karma says you all get swimming pools.

We're still totally on the scav for places to stay (winnebago sleeps 4 + 2 children and there's 7 of us..) and shower, so if anyone can accomodate us, plz hit us up here:

johnnyforeigner@hotmail.co.uk.

we'll totally guestlist you and tell your friends how rad you are.

if youve bought the digital film package and havnt had a link yet, curse dropbox and email us and we'll send you it.

Play Patterns was awesome fun. leeds = best city. sincere apologies to everyone who that had to leave cos things over-ran. we feel totally shitty about it but it was completely out of our control. if its any consolation, they only paid us half of what we were contracted for because they wanted to try and cut their losses a bit. THANKS FOR THAT GUYS, WE'RE REALLY RICH ATM SO JUST FORGET ABOUT IT K?


So we're another £350 behind what pathetic budget we had, but there's too much good stuff happening to start throwing knives, and Leeds is totally winning the most-extreme-audience-dancing league that we've just imagined.

SO QUICKLY BEFORE WE LEAVE YOU GUYS, here are the dates for our awesome UK tour to celebrate our EP release on alcopop. Support on all dates comes from Stagecoach, who you should be hella excited for.

Nov –

18 – Reading Play

19 – Northampton Labour Club

20 – Brighton Jam

22 – Cardiff Buffalo Bar

23 – Cambridge The Portland Arms

24 – London Barfly

25 – Guildford Boileroom

26 – Nottingham Gatecrasher

28 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club

29 – York Stereo

30 – Sheffield Harley

Dec

1 – Birmingham The Fucking Flapper! SWEET!

3 – Bristol The Croft

6 – Southampton Joiners

7 – Leicester Sub91

8 – Glasgow Nice N’ Sleazies

9 – Aberdeen Cafe Drummonds

10 – Dundee Doghouse

11 – Edinburgh Sneaky Pete’s

There's still a couple of shows tbc, but if yr a promotor and see a geographically suitable gap then hit us up. Notice Scotland: We found another city thats not glasgow or edinburgh or the other one. Is it any good? Plz no OMG YOUR NOT PLAYING MY TOWN letters, we've tried to spread ourselves around as much as we can, its ALL your fault for living somewhere with no suitable available promoter. In keeping with US sensibilities, we'll offer guestlist to people if yr coming a stupid distance. So so psyched for this, there's some awesome places we havnt been to for ages and stagecoach are probably my favourite band to watch in the world right now.

So yeh. E.P. time. All the tracks have been approved for mastering tomorrow. So when we finally fall out of aeroplanes we'll have something to listen to.

GUESS WHAT THO! SOMETHING WENT WRONG AND WE NEED YOUR HELP! Here is the Official Page for the release, details (and more lush pictures) are there. don't look at us like that, for once this isn't a money thing, its another stupidly impractical art idea that YOU can be part of.

i'd love to talk shit more but i have to go pack. OMGAMERICAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

13 comments:

Brent said...

Can't wait to see you guys in Toronto.I don't live there though, so no accommodations. Have a nice trip.

scorpiusdiamond said...

the Wichita video is gorgeous. I've watched it twice since I downloaded it last night. thank you for sharing it - (if you haven't got it already jofo fans, DO x)
'cited for UK tour, I'll email you when you get back about fun times to be had in Cardiff (gin etc etc)

Loopylou91 said...

Dundee!!! Yayayayayayay! I can't physically wait that long!

Anonymous said...

Aberdeen is brilliant! Ask the guys from LC!. so happy I now don't have to travel down to Edinburgh to see you guys xoxo

Krsitian said...

hi! welcome to Canada, guys!
so, i ordered the Wichita video, but haven't received a link to it; tried to e-mail you guys about it, but it's not sending for whatever reason. not sure what to do..... anyways, looking forward to seeing you guys at the show in Toronto. cheers.:)

jonderneathica said...

Welcome to North America! I can't wait for the Atlantantanta show. Also, I sent you an eeemail.

Anonymous said...

the uk tour seems pretty busy, but plzz could u try slip a gig in at newcastle?? (maybe after edinburgh? :p) x

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Andrea said...

OMMGGGGGGGGG! I absolutely loved watching u guys play at the Firebird in St. Louis! And being able to meet you and all that fun stuff! You are absolutely amazing and seeing u live made my life complete! COME BACK TO THE STATES SOOOOON! or i'll just end up coming to u!

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Anonymous said...

Yep, Aberdeen is much better for me than Glasgow, Dundee or Edinburgh. Got the night off work and just booked my ticket... Thanks for thinking of us up here guys! Did you try the Ironworks in Inverness? Maybe next time?

Cheers,

Woodsy

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