Exiles ‘Universal Suffering’ CD

Debut album: ‘Universal Suffering’

Debut album by The Exiles
Produced by Guy Forrester at Linden Studios
Released by Matchbox Classics Records, November 2013

“Proof that punk rock can still stand for something. In times like these, with universal suffering, The Exiles are needed more than ever”
– Vive Le Rock magazine

“Full of swagger and attitude, they play every note with a passion and belief like no other”
– News & Star

“A great rock’n’roll record”
– TV Smith, The Adverts

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Gigs and album news

The Exiles live at Boldon Colliery, Jan 2017

We’ve got a handful of gigs lined up for later in the year (full details here):

• Fri 11 Aug 2017, Carlisle Old Fire Station – Carlisle Refugee Action Group fundraiser with Censored and Partisan

• Sat 14 Oct 2017, Glasgow 13th Note – with Paul Carter and Performance Enhancing Suppositories

• Sat 11 Nov 2017, Carlisle Brickyard – with UK Subs and Fat Albert

We’re looking for more gigs, and we’re also busying ourselves with our second album. Recording is now finished and we’re set to return to Lovers Lane Studios in Dumfries to mix eleven new tracks very soon.

Also, cult thriller I Am Not A Serial Killer is now available on DVD, Blu-ray and On Demand in the UK. The film features our track Hollywood Lies, which is available on limited edition CD here.

Acoustic and solo at King Tut’s Strummer night

Simon at King Tut’s, December 2015 (Photo: John McLaughlin)

Exiles guitarist/vocalist Simon at Glasgow King Tut’s Joe Strummer night, 22 December 2015, playing an acoustic set of Clash songs to a full house in fine voice.

Set list: 48 Hours, Somebody Got Murdered, Something About England

Exiles live at King Tut’s, December 2014

The Exiles played at a sold out Glasgow King Tut’s at their Joe Strummer Tribute Night on 22 December 2014, with all proceeds going to The Joe Strummer Foundation. Filmed by Nicola Phillips, the full set features What’s My Name, Tommy Gun, Janie Jones, Career Opportunities and The Magnificent Seven. This set features guest drummer, Steve ‘Harry Exile’ Harrison.

Phil and Simon dedicated this set of Clash covers to Chris Warwick, their best friend and long-time Exiles guitarist. Although devastated at Chris’s passing on 17 December 2014, they knew he would want them to play this gig.

Hopefully, there’ll be news of a Chris Warwick tribute gig very soon. Dates and venues are pencilled-in…