Monthly Archives: July 2011

Introduction

In May 2006, 586 released We Got Bored – their debut single – on Tigertrap Records. A runner-up single of the week in the NME, the limited edition vinyl sold out in two days and seemingly conquered the late night … Continue reading

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Day One

13th September 2007 – Taunton Café Mamba Or “Don’t worry Simon. I only want to put your cock in my mouth” My eyes are shut. I have just woken up but I am feigning sleep as I can hear an … Continue reading

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Day Two

14th September 2007 – Crewe M Club Or “Are you homeless?” “Oh God. You’re not the band, are you?” Despite the promises of the previous night, Callum’s dad was not pleased to see us. I kept my eyes shut, as … Continue reading

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Day Three

15th September 2007 – Milton Keynes Pitz Club Or “Grant, get the fish”  After showers and breakfast, we left Congleton for Milton Keynes. Pitz Club was a giant sports hall and our second enormous empty venue of the tour. Whoo-hoo. … Continue reading

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When Steven met Deborah

Tuesday 11th April, 2000 – The Camden Palace, London Or “You compromised my credibility!”   “Jesus Christ,” I remember thinking. “She’s a bit obnoxious.” I was 20 years old and standing on the steps of the Camden Palace, handing out … Continue reading

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Day Four

17th September 2007 – Newcastle Cluny Or “Just close your eyes and imagine a tampon salad”   Monday 17th September was the first day of our first full week on the road. The 586 fun bus left London very early … Continue reading

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Day Five

18th September 2007   Glasgow King Tut’s Or “Some people are just nice” The promised fry-up didn’t emerge. AGAIN. Simon didn’t get lucky, either. He arrived at the young goth girl’s flat, ate some food and fell asleep with – his … Continue reading

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