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The Bluetones

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The Bluetones News

The Bluetones bring the curtain down on their career with homecoming London show

Band call it a day after 18 years and six studio albums

  • Sep 28, 2011

The Bluetones to split up after September UK tour - ticket details

Band to cap off 17-year career with farewell gig run

  • Mar 28, 2011

The Bluetones announce new album tracklisting and UK tour details

'A New Athens' will be released this summer

  • Mar 17, 2010

Bluetones to perform debut album live again due to fan demand

'Expecting To Fly' hits the road for an encore

  • Feb 10, 2009

The Bluetones to perform debut album in full

Band announce special 'Expecting To Fly' dates

  • Oct 14, 2008

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The Bluetones Music Videos

The Bluetones 'Carry Me Home' FlyTV In The Courtyard Play Video

The Bluetones 'Carry Me Home' FlyTV In The Courtyard

The Bluetones perform 'Carry Me Home' for FlyTV In The Courtyard

The Bluetones 'Carry Me Home' FlyTV In The Courtyard Play Video

The Bluetones 'Carry Me Home' FlyTV In The Courtyard

The Bluetones perform 'Carry Me Home' for FlyTV In The Courtyard

The Bluetones 'Marblehead Johnson' FlyTV In The Courtyard Play Video

The Bluetones 'Marblehead Johnson' FlyTV In The Courtyard

The Bluetones perform 'Marblehead Johnson' for FlyTV In The Courtyard

The Bluetones 'A New Athens' FlyTV In The Courtyard Play Video

The Bluetones 'A New Athens' FlyTV In The Courtyard

The Bluetones perform 'A New Athens' for FlyTV In The Courtyard

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The Bluetones Live At Shepherds The Bush Empire. Taken from the DVD "Beat About The Bush"

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The Bluetones Reviews

Bluetones  : After Hours

Bluetones : After Hours

They give good 45, baby...

  • Mar 22, 2002

Bluetones : The Singles

Britpop's slinkiest, rounded-up. Plus three new tracks

  • Mar 19, 2002

Bluetones /Leaves : London Shepherd's Bush Empire

Cherish them...

  • Jan 3, 2002

Japan Osaka Club Quattro

It's a bit more than just an agreeable persona that carries them through tonight...

  • Nov 13, 2000

Guildford Civic Hall

Made for the first kiss, [B]The Bluetones[/B]. For the first steps out into adolescence, into rock music, and into the trials of love, who you gonna call? That's right, you buy the T-shirt and the

  • Jun 2, 2000

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The Bluetones Biography

The Bluetones were an English indie rock band, formed in Hounslow, Greater London, in 1993. The band's members were Mark Morriss on vocals, Adam Devlin on guitar, Scott Morriss on bass guitar, and Eds Chesters on drums. A fifth member, Richard Payne, came on board between 1998 and 2002. The band was originally named "The Bottlegarden".

The band scored thirteen Top 40 singles and three Top 10 albums in the UK charts. Although their commercial success waned in the post-Britpop era, they continued to tour and release new records. Their final album A New Athens was released in May 2010 and the band split on 1 October 2011 following a farewell tour which ended with a concert in Osaka, Japan.

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