Exclusive Peace tour diary: Harry Koisser takes us behind the scenes

Over the past few months Peace have embarked on a huge UK tour in support of their brilliant, third album ‘Kindness is the new Rock and Roll’. We went with them, snapping exclusive behind the scenes photos at their gigs from Derby to Reading, and everywhere in between, and here frontman Harry Koisser lets us into his world and what went on tour, with his official commentary. Photos by Andy Hughes.

Advertisement

1The Venue, Derby

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"This one goes out to the dude who argued with our merchandiser that the signed posters were bogus."

2The Venue, Derby

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"Yes I am wearing sunglasses indoors. They are one of many devices I employ to be more edgy."

3The Welly, Hull

Peace tour diary - Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"The floor was lava"

4The Welly, Hull

Peace tour diary - Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"If music be the food of love then eat up my friends. Dominic and I share an intense and fulfilling friendship as well as being in a band together. Get over it."

5The Welly, Hull

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"The barons of the big time saluting their own grandeur."

6The Forum, London

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"Sam bought this bass midway through the tour and was completely obsessed. I think he actually drew it on a drum skin for one lucky fan."

7The Forum, London

Peace tour diary shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"The Viscounts of virtue planning their next big move."

8The Waterfront, Norwich

Andy Hughes
"People think rock and roll has died & bands just sit around talking deep and being wholesome these days and that is completely true."

9Sub89, Reading

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"Boycie, the one man brand. The most competent drummer in showbiz."

10Sub89, Reading

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"Glamour is a state of mind."

11The Leadmill, Sheffield

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"This is the quintessential backstage forward slash behind the scenes photograph in my opinion. It's got it all."

12The Leadmill, Sheffield

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"This is literally here because Nick Cave."

13SWX, Bristol

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"I'm running out of caption ideas but this was in Bristol where we suffered "technical difficulties" for the first time ever."

14SWX, Bristol

Andy Hughes
"New album, new sounds, new shirts."

15Fibbers, York

Peace shot by Andy Hughes
Andy Hughes
"Thank you, you have been a wonderful audience. See you next time."

Captions by Harry Koisser

Advertisement

Terry Gilliam: “We’re doomed – what is going on with the world?”

The brain behind some of cinema's craziest epics talks climate change, Adolf Hitler, Brexit Britain – and getting his big break with Terry Jones

Courteeners’ Liam Fray: “The band is my life. When it’s not going great, my life’s not going great”

Fray on the road through darkness that led to new album 'More. Again. Forever.'

Savages’s Jehnny Beth tells us how David Bowie and ‘Peaky Blinders’ shaped her wild solo album

"In my core I felt that there was something that I hadn’t done yet – and that was this record"
Advertisement