Mouth Was Blue out now

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Taken from the archive collection Swagger, Mouth Was Blue was a key part of No-Man’s late 1980s / early 1990s live sets, when we regularly played at the likes of The Marquee, 100 Club, Rock Garden, The Flag and The Boardwalk. It predates our signing to OLI by a couple of years and is a good representation of the band’s … Read More

Life is Elsewhere out now

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Life Is Elsewhere (also known as Never Needing) was a song I wrote with Brian Hulse for Plenty in 1988. When Plenty split, No-Man continued to play it live (alongside another Plenty track, Forest Almost Burning). When No-Man were signed in the early 1990s, Life Is Elsewhere was one of the pieces the labels were most smitten by (Days In … Read More

Swagger: Lost Not Lost Volume One, 1989/1990

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Swagger chronicles the in-between period that came after the initial, wildly eclectic Tim Bowness / Steven Wilson studio experiments of 1987 and 1988, and prior to No-Man signing its first record deal in 1991. It mostly captures the band making a propulsive Electro-Rock music and forging a fresh and more flamboyant identity courtesy of new recruit, virtuoso violinist Ben Coleman. Featuring Steven Wilson’s guitar playing to the … Read More

Housekeeping: The OLI Years 1990-1994

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Housekeeping is a comprehensive remastered collection of No-Man’s output for the OLI label between 1990-1994. Featuring the band’s first two albums Loveblows & Lovecries (1993) and Flowermouth (1994), along with the singles compilation Lovesighs (1992), the deluxe 5CD Earbook also contains outtakes, alternate versions and the band’s sessions for BBC radio from the period (which reveal a very different, more visceral, side to the band’s output). Formed by Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson, the band … Read More

New album Love You To Bits available to pre-order

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no-man will release Love You To Bits, its first studio album for eleven years on 22nd November 2019. Pre-order now: https://no-man.lnk.to/LoveYouToBitsSo A gloriously ambitious statement unlike anything in its back catalogue, the album consists of two connected five-part pieces (Love You To Bits and Love You To Pieces) and combines shimmering Pop and pulsating Electronica elements in fresh and surprising … Read More

Tim Bowness – Lost in the Ghost Light available now

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Lost in the Ghost Light, the 4th solo album from Tim Bowness, is available to buy (CD & vinyl) and stream on all major platforms – including Spotify and Apple Music. Purchases of Lost in the Ghost Light from Burning Shed before Midnight on the 22nd February 2017 will receive a free download of Songs From The Ghost Light – … Read More

Heaven Taste 12″

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A 140g 12″ vinyl version of no-man’s 1992 piece Heaven Taste on Finnish underground label Sähkö is now available to buy. Featuring Steve Jansen, Richard Barbieri and Mick Karn, the original 21 minute instrumental was championed by the likes of influential Ambient Techno DJ Mixmaster Morris. Fusing Ambient with Art Rock and highlighting the distinctive fretless bass of Mick Karn, … Read More

Best Boy Electric

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A previously unreleased no-man demo from 1994, called best boy electric, appears on the bonus CD of Tim Bowness’s album Stupid Things That Mean The World. A new, expanded and re-written, version of the Bowness/Wilson composition – titled Sing To Me – appears on the main CD and vinyl version of the album. Peter Hammill, Colin Edwin, Phil Manzanera and … Read More

Together We’re Stranger reissue

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no-man’s fifth album together we’re stranger has been re-released by Kscope. This 2014 version has been remastered by Steven Wilson and includes two bonus tracks, Bluecoda & The Break-Up For Real. Presented in vinyl miniature packaging, the accompanying booklet features sleeve notes by Mojo magazine’s Johnny Black. Originally released in 2003, the album saw no-man further extending the reach of … Read More