To celebrate the 9th July release of Plenty’s album Enough, the band are launching three videos for three very different songs: The dark and brooding The Blessed Ones from the Old section of Enough is a 2021 version of a 1988 piece. The atypical EuroBeat driven Soap & Water is a unique cover of a Suzanne Vega song from 2001. … Read More
Barring session appearances, this is likely to be Tim’s only release of new recordings this year: Enough is a double CD collecting two 2021 Plenty ‘lockdown’ projects, plus the first ever release of the band’s original 1980s demos. Harder hitting and more diverse than It Could Be Home, Old is a mini-album containing seven contemporary interpretations of 1980s Plenty songs not included on the band’s 2018 … Read More
18 years after the duo’s debut California, Norfolk, Tim Bowness and Peter Chilvers return with the exquisite melancholy of Modern Ruins. Mixed by the legendary Peter Hammill, the album alternates between fragile piano-led songs and atmospheric Electronica-infused pieces which take the duo’s music to new levels of accomplishment. CD in rigid matt-finish Japanese-style card sleeve. All copies come with a … Read More
Tim has written a new diary entry where he writes about the guest musicians on the forthcoming new no-man album, and looks back on his activity since February’s diary entry, including the seeds of solo album number 6. https://timbowness.co.uk/diary/
Tim has added a new “influences” post on Speak, the Tim Bowness album notes blog – on the subject of Jethro Tull.
June Berlin date announced Tim Bowness and band – plus Bernhard Wöstheinrich (Centrozoon) – present a unique evening of songs and ambient improvisations at Prachtwerk, Berlin on June 4th 2019. Tickets are onsale now. View the live dates poster.
2019 Live Dates updates Tim will be joined by ex-IQ member Andy Edwards for a song or two (an IQ rhythm section reunion with John Jowitt) at Worcester Arts Workshop on Sunday 26th May 2019. For his London show (Camden Dingwalls Friday June 7th 2019), the special guests will consist of a set from Ms Amy Birks and a solo … Read More
UK Live Shows Tim has announced two new live shows in the UK: at Worcester Arts Workshop on Sunday 26th May 26 2019 and Camden Dingwalls on Friday June 7th 2019.
Official UK Charts Flowers At The Scene has reached the following positions in the official UK charts: Rock Albums – #5 Vinyl Albums – #24 Top 100 Physical Albums – #38 Top 100 UK Sales – #48 Many thanks to those of you who bought the album.
Prog Interview Prog magazine is out now and contains a four page interview with Tim. Tim is also interviewed in the US publication Goldmine by Dave Thompson (author of celebrated books on the likes of David Bowie, Sparks, Frank Zappa, Judy Dyble and others).