Due to logistical issues associated with the shipment of the new album, Butterfly Mind’s release date has been pushed back to August 5th in order to provide more time in order to address this and get the album out to you in a timely manner. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but look forward to you finally hearing … Read More
A sweeping and soulful epic depicting an emotional meltdown in a motel on the edge of nowhere, Dark Nevada Dream is the second single from Tim Bowness’s Butterfly Mind. Written and produced by Tim and Brian Hulse , the song features Richard Jupp (ex- Elbow) and Nick Beggs on drums and bass, Dave Formula (Magazine) on Hammond organ, and US … Read More
Released exactly 40 years to the month after he first started performing in bands in his native North West of England, Tim Bowness’s Always The Stranger is a vibrant offering that shows an artist unafraid to play with the possibilities of his music. Featuring a brilliant rhythm section comprising Richard Jupp (in his first major session since leaving Elbow) and … Read More
From the short, sharp shocks of Always The Stranger and Only A Fool to the long-form ambition of the sensuous Dark Nevada Dream, the cinematic Electro-Ballroom of Glitter Fades and the dystopian paranoia of Say Your Goodbyes Parts 1 and 2, Butterfly Mind delivers a thrilling fusion of Art Rock invention, Post-Punk energy and epic soulful ballads. Tim’s seventh solo … Read More
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.