Despite resembling members of a suicide cult, robe-wearing happiness addicts The Polyphonic Spree are very much alive in 2013, 11 years after they were the oddest hype band on Earth.…

These are troubling times for devotees of The Polyphonic Spree, the cult band from Texas. They’ve traded in their Technicolor robes for a batch of budget ‘Black Parade’-style military uniforms.…

If there’s been a happy-clappy, 23-man sized hole in your soul, rejoice! On ‘Running Away’, Tim DeLaughter and acolytes prance back into your life with a canyon-straddling epic of horn-parping…

SPREE OF GIGS!

The band will kick off their jaunt in Liverpool at the end of October…

SPREE OF GIGS!

They must have the biggest tourbus in the world...

CRITICAL MASS!

And they've got some fancy new robes for the occasion...

POLY IN THE PUB!

How will they all fit on the stage then?...

‘HEAVY’ STUFF!

The band announce a one-off show to coincide with the release of their new album...