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The Pop Group announce October UK Tour22nd July, 2014

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The long wait is over. The Pop Group are coming to a town near you this October.

Tickets available here this Friday (25th July)

Check this site and The Pop Group Facebook & Twitter for further updates and more.

 

The Pop Group in the studio with legendary ‘Y’ producer Dennis Bovell25th January, 2014

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The Pop Group in the studio with legendary ‘Y’ producer Dennis Bovell.

Five Stars from the Independent for our recent Celtic Connections show20th January, 2014

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“Songs like ‘We Are All Prostitutes’, ‘Thief of Fire’, ‘She is Beyond Good and Evil’ and the thrilling climax ‘We Are Time’ sound raw and uncompromising, a lurid form of bedsit disco-punk driven home by Stewart’s gruff roar and Gareth Sager’s jagged guitars.”

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Five Stars from the Guardian for our recent Celtic Connections show19th January, 2014

Mark Stewart and Gareth Sager of the Pop Group

“Debut single She Is Beyond Good and Evil remains a primal call to action, be it reading a book or breaking a window. Elsewhere, Colour Blind is dedicated to the memory of Joy Division’s Ian Curtis. When the Pop Group close with the tremendous We Are Time, it’s with the sense of a band that could and still ought to light a fire under guitar music’s conservatives.”

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The Pop Group play Celtic Connections Glasgow on January 17th7th January, 2014

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The Creeping Bent Organisation turns 20 in 2014, and to celebrate we have a brace of action-pop as our opening salvo (both in Glasgow). As part of the city’s Celtic Connections festival, Creeping Bent will present the Pop Group’s first show in Scotland for 33 years at the O2 ABC in Sauchiehall Street on Saturday 18th Jan (with a possible aftershow of noise and readings at esteemed artist Jim Lambie’s nocturne happening, The Poetry Club). Special guest to the Pop Group is Sexual Objects, who have a new single Feels, With Me (recorded with Boards of Canada).

Full news article here.