Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Video shoot in southern France

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Last weekend, whilst on tour in the Dordogne, we shot a live video in a vineyard near Bordeaux. We filmed two songs as the sun went down over Pujols, and the first of them – Speedway 105 – is now online at The Lightyears YouTube channel (or you can watch

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Meeting the Buzzcocks and saluting the sun

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We spent last weekend on tour in the South of France, and my-oh-my what larks we had. On Saturday night we were playing a private party at a chateau near Bordeaux, and in light of our recently devised al fresco gig tradition we resolved beforehand to shoot an on-the-hoof live

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Our Top Three Worst Gigs… named and shamed.

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Killers frontman Brandon Flowers recently commented in an interview that his band had a ‘chip on their shoulder’ when they were starting out, adding that he didn’t miss their days of playing small venues to tiny crowds. To be honest, the news that a rockstar prefers stadium gigs in front

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New live video published

Posted in News by chrislightyear

We’ve just published the third and final video from our recent ‘Live At Lake Grasmere’ sessions. Click here to check it out on YouTube, or scroll down to the bottom of this news story. The song, ‘Embrace Of Many’, is another brand-new track intended for inclusion on our new album.

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Brand-new videos now online

Posted in News by chrislightyear

Last weekend, whilst kicking about in the Lake District, we shot a series of live and unplugged acoustic performances on the banks of Lake Grasmere in Cumbria. On top of surprising a few ramblers, we also came out with some rather nice videos featuring songs we’ve been working on for

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Playing a gig. Next to a lake. With ducks.

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Last week was an interesting one for The Lightyears. On Friday we met up to work on songs for the new album, and by the end of the day we had fairly workable versions of four tracks – two of mine (Blinded By Light and Embrace Of Many) and two

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