15 years ago in Brussels – The Botanique Festival 2001

tindersticks celebrated from 9th – 12th May 2001 their 10th anniversary in a special festival at the Botanique in Brussels.

some memories:






Phil Nicholls tindersticks Photos/Prints

Lately some other rare, original prints surfaced on ebay too.

Now, the long-time following photographer Phil Nicholls ( http://www.philnicholls.co.uk) has opened his own ebay-shop “outlet” in order to sell some rare, limited photos/prints from his archive of original tindersticks and other artists projects.

Here’s a link to his ebay shop: http://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/phil*nicholls*archive?_trksid=p2047675.l2559


website screenshot


“From the clearance of all those boxes of prints, remainders of 3 decades of photographic sessions.
As I re-build my new darkroom, here’s to another 30 years, “Long live film!” ”


Please be free to also visit his tindersticks dedicated website on his homepage: http://www.philnicholls.co.uk/content/music/tindersticks

“A collection of Tindersticks images including a few old favourites, video stills, sleeve pics and un-published pieces from a 10 year period”


Official Tindersticks Forum Favourite Song Poll TOP-24 (2013)

here we have the Official Tindersticks Forum Poll TOP-24 results from the poll which was performed in 04-2013.

Great choices folks & Thanks to all who took part & esp. organized it (Gary) !

That poll was a lot of FUN rediscovering forgotten beauty !!!

1- raindrops – (216 points)
2- jism (184 points)
3- mistakes (163 points)
4- my oblivion (155 points)
5- trouble every day (149 points)
6- cherry blossoms (141 points)
7- patchwork (129 points)
8- travelling light (125 points)
9- city sickness (124 points)
10- my sister (123 points)
11- kathleen (123 points)
12- talk to me (115 points)
13- walking- (109 points)
14- tiny tears- (109 points)
15- seaweed- (107 points)
16- marbles- (106 points)
17- a night in- (104 points)
18- frozen- (102 points)
19- the not knowing (95 points)
20- show me everything (95 points)
21- factory girls (95 points)
22- dying slowly (94 points)
23- another night in (94 points)
24- don’t look down (92 points)

The numbers indicate the points given on a minimum 24 song vote with 240 points altogether – 37 fans voted in this poll – Thanks :)


here’s a playlist on youtube – playlist in reverse order (24th place: first video … 1st place: last video – n.b. videos selected subjectively)




and for completeness here are the full results of all songs voted for in the poll & didn’t made it to the Top-24:

can we start again 92
blood 91
snowy in F# minor 85
sleepy song 85
whiskey & water 78
let’s pretend 76
if she’s torn 76
bathtime 73
i know that loving 71
can our love … 70
if you’re looking for a way out 67
mother dear 62
her 62
a night so still 58
sometimes it hurts 57
milky teeth 56
the other side of the world 52
she’s gone 49
say goodbye to the city 49
for those … 49
drunk tank 48
running wild 46
no more affairs 46
buried bones 46
take me 45
boobar 45
tyed 44
el diablo en el ojo 43
until the morning comes 42
paco de renaldo’s dream 40
4.48 psychosis 40
you take this heart of mine 39
sweet memory 37
rented rooms 37
yesterday’s tomorrows 36
medicine 36
the hungry saw 35
don’t ever get tired 34
all the love 33
a sweet sweet man 31
tricklin 30
dancing 30
come feel the sun 28
vertrauen ii 26
cfgf 24
what are you fighting for 23
keep you beautiful 23
(tonight) are you trying to fall in love again  23
slippin shoes 21
here 21
black smoke 21
falling down a mountain 20
before you close your eyes 20
ballad of tindersticks 20
the flicker of a little girl 19
nectar 18
chilitetime 18
this fire of autumn 17
people keep comin round 17
visiting 17

waiting for the moon 16

desperate man 16
untitled 15
dick’s slow song 14
bearsuit 14
a little time 14
shadow 13
introduction 13
she rode me down 12
fast one 12
piano song 11
harmony around my table 11
tie-dye 10
i’ve been loving you too long 10
back to the earth 10
pretty words 9
just drifting 9
e-type 9
chocolate 9
a marriage made in heaven 8
waiting round you 7
my autumn’s done come 7
make believe 7
hubbards hills 7
you’re a pussycat 6
trying to find a home 6
tea stain 6
now its over 6
no man in the world 6
this fire of autumn disco 5
the organist entertains 5
the girl on death row 5
i was your man 5
harry’s dilemma 5
everything changes 5
vertrauen iii 4
the turns we took 4
sweet release 4
singing 4
kooks 4

we have all the time of the world (james bond theme) 4
what is a man 3
velvet fog 3
in a secret place 3
from the inside 3
come inside 3
plus de liasons 2
one way street 2
goodbye joe 2
sexual funk 1
piano music 1
peanuts 1
just a dog 1
i want you 1
e-type joe 1


Don’t Look Down – Barbican (London) 2006 Full Concert is streaming on the official site

One of the best live-gigs ever , playing the 2nd album in full order in the original line-up for the last time (Soundboard Quality)


source: www.tindersticks.co.uk (concerts archive)

n.b. there are 3 other full concerts currently on this website: http://www.tindersticks.co.uk/yesterdays/concerts/


Did you know that the complete band officially has dyed their hair in the 90s

A small bit found on the “for those …” homepage (see via tindernostalgica link). Do you remember this first ever tindersticks homepage – if you’ve been around mid/late 90s and had access to the internet, you might atually have seen it being alive.

“…by the way – stuart, neil, david, al, dickon and mark all dye their hair on a regular basis. they feel it’s a positive fashion statement. get dying everyone.


(from an email to the website’ owner through James Endacott – the tindersticks band manager in 09/1996)