An un-nostalgic use of found footage, this film does not employ overused imagery yet still manages to be iconic. The video is subtle, beautiful and sympathetic to the song that it accompanies. This is a film that quietly demands repeat viewings – on our second watch we knew that Second Chance Man, which gives a second life to archive footage, heartily deserves first prize in this competition.”
The american music magazine “On Tape” has an excellent multi-page interview out (Issue 117 Jan/Feb. 2017) with Stuart Staples about his recording studios in the past & about the recording process of the current 2016 album “The Waiting Room” and other recording stories.
Some nice photos of the Studio atmosphere made by Neil Fraser & included in the article.
07.November 2016 – Der Felsenkeller, Leipzig, Germany
09.November – Kino Siska, Ljubljana, Slovenia
10.November 2016 – Helmut List Halle, Graz, Austria (cancelled)
11.November 2016 – Posthof, Linz, Austria
13.November 2016 – Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany
14.November 2016 – Konzerthaus, Berlin, Germany
*CINE= concerts with the TWR film project screening on/behind the stage, while the band plays the songs live – Follow me will be normally screened from DVD as the band enters the stage. 2nd part of the evening (after a short pause) will be filled with an additional set without film screening in the the background (perhaps the 2nd official version of how he entered can be screened in an encore or replaces the version in the TWR DVD screening in the first part).
Julian Siegel supported the band (along with an additional sax player) on stage through all song sets during the following CINE concert gigs: 2x Berlin (02-2016 & 11-2016), 3x Paris (04-2016), Copenhagen (04-2016), London (04-2016), Bristol & Brighton (05-2016)
Christine Ott will be guest/supporting on the tour from Dijon on 24th February until Zurich on 7th March
Miss Kenichi will be guest/supporting on the tour from Vienna on 9th March until Hamburg on 14th March.
Simon Lenski will be guest in Antwerp on 20th March and in Leuven on 22nd March, 31st October in Namur & 1st November in Hasselt
Slumberland – Jochem Baelus (Echo Beatty) will be guest in Antwerp on the 21st March
Thomas Belhom will be guest/supporting on the tour in Gijon, Barcelona & San Sebastian from 14-16th April & Rennes on 18th April.
The Amor Belhom Duo will be guest/supporting the band on all the october/november dates (without the portugese & Namur, Hasselt and the Rolling Stone Weekender event)
The danish band Vessel will be guest/supporting on the tour from Oslo on 23th April until Aarhus on 27th April (Copenhagen will be a CINE concert event with probably no support act)
Bertrand Belin will be guest/supporting on the tour in Lyon on 24th July