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A fifth member, Richard Paynecame on board between and The band was originally named "The Bottlegarden". The band has scored thirteen Top 40 singles and three Top 10 albums in the UK charts. Although their commercial success waned in the post- Britpop era, they continued to tour and release new records. Their most recent album Never Going Nowhere - The Bluetones - Blue Movies (DVD) New Athens was released in May Following the touring and promotional duties for Expecting to Flythe band released stand-alone single " Marblehead Johnson " to bridge the gap between albums.
While failing to repeat the commercial success of their debut, it reached the top 10 in the UK album charts and spawned the hit singles " Solomon Bites the Worm " and " If After a best-of album inthe band released their fourth studio album Luxembourg to mixed reviews in A three-album deal was signed in late with the Cooking Vinyl record label, promptly followed by the limited release of E.
Serenity Now and a full UK tour. In earlyUniversal issued a comprehensive box set of all The Bluetones singles and B-sides released between andA Rough Outline.
The single was taken from their self-titled albumwhich was released on 9 October that year. It failed to chart in the UK Albums Chart after its first week on sale. The album was also released in the United States, the first such occurrence since their debut.
Although no reason was cited, on 1 Octoberit was announced that a planned nine-date tour of North America and Australia had been scrapped. In Januarythe band began a mini-tour of Scotland, playing five cities StirlingDunfermlineAberdeenGlasgow and Edinburgh in as many nights.
They also played a gig with Dodgy on 17 Mayat a secret London venue, to benefit the homelessness charity Crisisas part of the charity's 'Hidden Gigs' campaign against hidden homelessness. In Decemberthe band embarked on a five-date tourtaking in Lincoln, Manchester, Sheffield and Birmingham. The tour saw them playing their debut album, Expecting to Flyin full. Some further dates were subsequently announced for February and March On 31 Maythe band released a new album entitled A New Athens.
Despite moderate praise the album failed to chart in the UK Albums Chart. On 28 Marchthe band announced they would split after a farewell Nuclear Underwear - Terry And The Pirates - Return To Silverado in the autumn.
On 13 Aprilthe band announced that they would reform for a new UK Never Going Nowhere - The Bluetones - Blue Movies (DVD). In Summer they co-headlined the Star Shaped Festival tour run by the popular Britpop club of the same name alongside the newly reformed Sleeper. The discography of The Bluetones, an English indie rock band, consists of six studio albumssix compilation albumsone live albumthree extended plays EPstwenty singles and four video releases.
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