Howie Payne announces The Stands boxset and full UK tour

Howie Payne

Howie Payne

As the Stands’ Howie Payne announces a UK tour in support of a vinyl boxset release, Getintothis’ Adam Lowerson reports the details.

The Stands’ former frontman Howie Payne has announced the release of a vinyl boxset, The Stands Recordings 2003-2005, as well as a UK tour with a full band.

The boxset collection of three heavyweight coloured vinyl will feature alternate, rare, remixed and unreleased versions of tracks spanning 2003 – 2005, while the third disc features a compilation of Howie Payne’s unreleased demos. The boxset will be complete with sleeve notes written by Howie Payne himself.

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The Stands Recordings 2003-2005 will be released on June 23, following a full UK tour by Howie Payne and his band, The Band of The Sun, which will see them perform tracks from The Stands‘ back catalogue as well as music from Payne’s solo career.

The full UK tour dates are as follows:

May 4 – Cardiff, Club Ilford Bach
May 5 – Leicester, The Cookie
May 6 – Birmingham, Mama Roux’s
May 8 – Leeds, Belgrave Music Hall
May 9 – Glasgow, Stereo
May 10 – Newcastle, Think Tank
May 11 – York, Fulford Arms
May 13 – Nottingham, Bodega
May 15 – Oxford, The Bullingdon
May 17 – Southampton, The Joiners
May 18 – London, The Borderline




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