1970-1971

Neil plays in a group in Newcastle called Dust: Their most popular song is a preposterous affair he has written called "Can you hear the dawn break?". They are heavily influenced by The Incredible String Band. "We were convinced we would become terribly famous. It was a very kind of stoned seventies but we used to think it was absolutely brilliant at the time".

On This Day

1994

'Absolutely Fabulous' is released as a single.

2002

The Boys take their Release tour to the St. Denis Theatre in Montreal, Canada.

2005

Chris and Neil meet with their manager to discuss the upcoming release of the Battleship Potemkin score. They decide at this time that 'No Time for Tears' should be released as a singleā€”a decision that's later revoked.

2012

They finish work on their song 'The Way Through the Woods' and begin recording a cover of the Bee Gees classic 'I Started a Joke' in tribute to Robin Gibb, who had died the previous weekend.

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