Having recently toured Australia, the band announce twenty two shows in October and November, including a performance at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on the 20th of November
We Were Here, the bands sixth album, was recorded at Rockfield Studios and engineered and mixed by Ali Staton (Rufus Wainwright / Madonna / Tricky) and produced by Turin Brakes and Ali Staton.
September. The album is preceded by a single, Time and Money, November. Formed in Balham, South West London, in 1999 by childhood friends Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian, Turin Brakes signed to French label Source in 2000 and released their Mercury Music Prize nominated debut album The Optimist (2001). Their second album Ether Song (2003) entered the UK album charts at number 4 and spawned the Top 5 single Pain Killer (Summer Rain). The Top 10 album JackinABox was released in 2005 and followed by Dark On Fire (2007). The band signed to Cooking Vinyl in 2009 and released Outbursts (2010).
Turin Brakes are: Olly Knights (vocals & guitar) & Gale Paridjanian (vocals & guitar) . With Rob Allum (vocals & percussion) & Eddie Myer (vocals & bass)