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.

1
The Venue, Derby

Peace shot by Andy Hughes

“This one goes out to the dude who argued with our merchandiser that the signed posters were bogus.”

2
The Venue, Derby

Peace shot by Andy Hughes

“Yes I am wearing sunglasses indoors. They are one of many devices I employ to be more edgy.”

3
The Welly, Hull

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“The floor was lava”

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4
The Welly, Hull

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“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.”

5
The Welly, Hull

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“The barons of the big time saluting their own grandeur.”

6
The Forum, London

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“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.”

7
The Forum, London

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“The Viscounts of virtue planning their next big move.”

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8
The Waterfront, Norwich

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

9
Sub89, Reading

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“Boycie, the one man brand. The most competent drummer in showbiz.”

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Sub89, Reading

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“Glamour is a state of mind.”

11
The Leadmill, Sheffield

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“This is the quintessential backstage forward slash behind the scenes photograph in my opinion. It’s got it all.”

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The Leadmill, Sheffield

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“This is literally here because Nick Cave.”

13
SWX, Bristol

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“I’m running out of caption ideas but this was in Bristol where we suffered “technical difficulties” for the first time ever.”

14
SWX, Bristol

“New album, new sounds, new shirts.”

15
Fibbers, York

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“Thank you, you have been a wonderful audience. See you next time.”

Captions by Harry Koisser

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