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.

Film premiere at SXSW features Exiles anti-Hollywood track

The Exiles: (l-r) Simon, Tef, Debbie (Photo: A. Graham)

The Exiles track Hollywood Lies from the Harraby band’s debut album Universal Suffering features in a pivotal scene in director Billy O’Brien’s big screen adaptation of Dan Wells’s critically acclaimed novel I Am Not A Serial Killer. The movie premieres on Sunday 13 March in Austin, Texas, as part of SXSW festival. Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future), Max Records (Where the Wild Things Are) and Laura Fraser (Breaking Bad) star in the film, which charts the story of a teenage boy hunting for a supernatural serial killer in his snowbound Midwestern town.

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