Tim Burgess
Solo Performer and lead singer with The Charlatans

Entries by Tim Burgess

Record Store Day Isn't for Everyone, But It Is for Me and Lots of People Like Me

(3) Comments | Posted 19 April 2014 | (00:00)

So, today is Record Store Day.

Some people see it as a celebration of music, small labels and independent shops bring like minded people together for vinyl's very own Christmas Day. Others have said it's a hackneyed gimmick for labels to shift units and some insomniacs to clear up on...

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Back on the Road Again: A Tour Diary

(1) Comments | Posted 24 May 2013 | (00:00)

I am underneath the English Channel. On the Eurostar heading for Paris. I'm meeting my band and we've got a gig at La Fleche D'or tonight. After that it's dans le van and a week of shows in Vienna, Hamburg, Cologne and Berlin before finishing up at Field Day at...

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How Twitter Made Tim Peaks a Surreal Reality

(0) Comments | Posted 15 November 2012 | (23:00)

Some stories just write themselves. That sounded quite good but then I wrote it and I think we all know it didn't write itself so I'm going to start again.

What I maybe mean is that some stories just sort of happen - instead of just running aground, the next...

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My Tour Diary

(0) Comments | Posted 20 October 2012 | (00:00)

Me and my band the Anytime Minutes, on the way to Aberdeen. Spacemen 3 on the wheels of steel, Dr Kiko at the wheels of steering alpaca and camel. Farm to the left, sheep to the right, everybody say Aberdeen - whoop!

In some cultures, like mine...

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The Book, the Label Chief, His Life and Some Covers

(1) Comments | Posted 21 April 2012 | (00:00)

Hi. Come in, you came just at the right time. It's four days until the publication of the book I just spent the last year writing. I'll not use the first paragraph of my first blog as a shameless plug for it, Penguin who are publishing it might thank me...

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