The Voyeurs Share New Single “Stunner”

The Voyeurs Share New Single 'Stunner', Announce European Tour With The Horrors,

The Voyeurs (formerly Charlie Boyer & The Voyeurs) have announced details of a new single. Stunners will be released on Monday November 3rd via Heavenly Recordings.

Featuring the B-side Orgy # 2, the single was produced by Oli Bayston (Boxed In) and recorded at the Flesh & Bone and The Premises studios in east-London.

Released on 7” and download, the track features on their forthcoming 2nd album, Rhubarb Rhubarb, which is released the following week.

If the debut album had a spiritual home in New York City, the new LP has its heart in London. ‘A lot of the album is about characters,’ said Charlie Boyer. ‘There are a lot of domestic themes – sometimes a story about a boy and a girl, with maybe some of the characters moving from song to song. It’s more of an English record – where showtunes and a sense of humour enter the picture, moving on from simple gutter rock.’

The album title comes from an old English theatrical device – the tradition where the phrase ‘rhubarb, rhubarb’ is used to produce background dialogue on stage and on the TV.  ‘There’s a lot of noise around in the world today,’ added Charlie. ‘I was thinking of the idea of making noise but not really saying anything. The idea of “rhubarb, rhubarb” is unscripted background conversation in plays and on television. Today people are commenting on things all the time, commenting in new ways – Twitter and things. But a lot of it’s just more background, another kind of “rhubarb, rhubarb”…’

Having recently played alongside Fat White Family on a short UK tour, the band return in November to play their own headline gigs and a run of European shows with the Horrors.

Rhubarb Rhubarb Tracklist:

1.   Train To Minsk
2.   Pete The Pugilist
3.   Stunners
4.   The Smiling Loon
5.   Say You Love Him (And Choke)
6.   England Sings Rhubarb Rhubarb
7.   Rhubarb Rhubarb
8.   Damp Walls
9.   May Will You Stop
10. French Fancy

EU Tour Dates

Oct 18th  Cardiff   Dim Swm
Oct 24th  Leicester  What Became Of Us Festival
Oct 25th  Birmingham  All Years Leaving Festival
Nov 11th  Brighton  The Hope
Nov 12th  Reading  Face Bar
Nov 13th  Sheffield  The Harley
Nov 14th  Leeds   Cockpit 3
Nov 16th  Edinburgh  Sneaky Pete’s
Nov 17th  Carlisle   The Brickyard
Nov 18th  Liverpool  Shipping Forecast
Nov 19th  London   Red Gallery
Nov 20th  Paris   Cabaret Sauvage *
Nov 21st  Rennes   Antipode *
Nov 24th  Leuven   Leuven Het Depot *
Nov 25th  Koln   Underground *
Nov 27th  Amsterdam  Melkweg *
Nov 28th  Hamburg  Uebel & Gefarlich *
Nov 29th  Berlin   C Club *
Nov 30th  Munich   Atomic Café *
Dec 2nd  Ravenna  Bronson *
Dec 3rd  Rome   Circolo Degli *
Dec 5th  Barcelona  Razzamatazz *
Dec 6th  Madrid   Joy Eslava *

* w/ The Horrors

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