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Not Forgotten: Travis – The Man Who

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Album Review: Flowertruck – Mostly Sunny

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The Boy With No Name’s is set to be re-released on vinyl 28th May via Craft recordings. It comes fresh on the heels of the vinyl reissue for Travis’ debut album, Good Feeling (released April 2nd on Craft Recordings). Leading up to the release, all four band members participated in an exclusive Q&A conversation with producer Steve Lillywhite, who they …

Due for release 2nd April Travis’ 1997 debut album ‘Good Feeling’ is to be reissued on vinyl in its original format for the first time, with classic sleeve and original packaging replication. Available to pre order here, the U.S. pressing is available only on standard weight black vinyl and the UK pressing is available on 180-gram heavyweight black vinyl, …

  A QUARTER-century since they first gathered in a Glaswegian rehearsal room, Fran Healy and the boys from Travis are preparing to release their ninth studio set – and have teased what’s in store with an animated video for new single “A Ghost”.   And with lockdown biting partway through conception, Fran had to fall …

Good old Travis. Good old sensible Travis. For a while they had a reputation for doing exactly what you expected of them. So honest, so reliable, so steady, always taking the off-target accusations of being slightly dull in good humour. In the nicest possible sense, for a few years Travis were the Ned Flanders of …

In terms of a forecast, the title to the debut album by Sydney’s Flowertruck, ‘Mostly Sunny’ is overly pessimistic. There are no clouds on this horizon. And yet in terms of temperament – and to torturously extend the metaphor – it perfectly captures the tone of this stunning album. Bright, bouncy tunes with a hint …

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly twenty years since the release of the album ‘The Man Who’ by Travis. Released in the midst of the Brit Pop phenomena and perhaps somewhat overshadowed by the Oasis/Blur dichotomy, the showy brilliance of Pulp and the emerging audience-pleasing rise of Coldplay, it cannot be doubted that ‘The …

SBH Scotland staff and children celebrating Travis Del Amitri Christmas single

Travis plan to make something happen for a good cause with their festive cover of Del Amitri hit ‘Nothing Ever Happens’. The single (available for pre-order download on iTunes today) is a cover of one of Del Amitri’s best-known songs wrapped up in Fran Healy’s distinctive, warm vocals and tied together with sparkling sleigh bells ringing. …