Squire Fan Club Newsletter

Poptopia! The latest Squire Newsletter

Poptopia! The latest Squire Newsletter

Welcome to the latest Squire newsletter where we explore the underground Los Angeles pop scene and play you a surprise from the debut electric Sugarplum live set! A few months ago we looked at Squire’s powerpop connections and you can read all about it in the newsletter link here!  The recent holiday excursion into the sound of Sugarplum - Blue Summer Days also connects to the powerpop sound of Squire. The Sugarplum live debut was in Los Angeles in February 1997, at the Poptopia festival, organised by Tony Perkins of Martin Luthor Lennon, who also produced the 3 CD volume...

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Blue Summer Days! Welcome to the latest newsletter

Blue Summer Days! Welcome to the latest newsletter

Welcome to the latest Squire newsletter! We have been enjoying an extended break basking under the never ending blue summer sky and the experience has reminded us of the Sugarplum album - Blue Summer Days! Released on 5th June 1997, the album followed the Anthony Meynell - Passengers On Trains solo album and debuted a new band name ‘Sugarplum’!  The sound of the recording stepped away from the previous acoustic and reflective approach into a more upbeat sound, capturing the warmth and timelessness of 'blue summer days' in a soundscape of lush harmonies, exotic instrumentation and sound effects to create a...

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Mods Mayday 1999!

Mods Mayday 1999!

Welcome to the latest Squire Fan Club newsletter, where we look back at the story behind the Mods Mayday 1999! We’ve been busy for the last couple of weeks  rehearsing and playing at the recent Mods Mayday live dates in London, Leeds and Margate! We have thoroughly enjoyed getting back on stage and performing Squire songs again! Next week we will present ‘A Splash of Squire’ with a look back at our Mods Mayday 2022 dates, but this week we cast our minds even further back! The annual coming together for Mods Mayday has reminded us of the pivotal Mods Mayday...

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It's Mods Mayday! - The latest Squire Fan Club Newsletter

It's Mods Mayday! - The latest Squire Fan Club Newsletter

  Hi and welcome to the latest Squire newsletter. It’s Bank Holiday Monday and 43 years ago Squire were first band on at the Bridge House, Canning Town, London E16 for the live concert that has subsequently become celebrated as Mods Mayday! The event took place on 7th May 1979, and was billed as a ’Mods Monday’ live recording. The subsequent album, entitled Mods Mayday was released on July 30th with a special Secret Affair/Squire launch concert. The album was recorded on 16 track, with the LMS Mobile Studio, owned by Ronnie Lane which had been used to record much of...

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And the winner is.... Welcome to the latest Squire Fan Club Newsletter

And the winner is.... Welcome to the latest Squire Fan Club Newsletter

Welcome to the new newsletter, where we reveal the winner of the ‘The Place I Used To Live’ white label Test Pressing competition! The competition was our most popular ever! Over the last few weeks, and since the record release, we have been focusing on the story behind the ‘The Place ‘I Used To Live’ lyrics and exploring New Malden which is provided the inspiration for the song idea. So the question we asked was - What is the name of the record shop, and where is it?? The answer is Ketts - by the roundabout! Its appears in the lyrics...

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