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The Saints at SXSW 2007

The Saints will be appearing at this years SXSW conference in Austin Texas. The band headline Saturday March 17th at the Blender bar at The Ritz 320 E 6th St Austin TX. On stage 1 AM.

New Album!

The new album "Imperious Delirium" will be released mid October!
to be followed by dates throughout Europe during November & December
Details posted soon....

The Saints on My Space...Click Here

The Saints
"Live in Canada"

The band are pleased to annouce that in April we will be playing in the following fantastic clubs...

For more details click on the clubs below to go directly to their websites.

27th The Horseshoe Tavern Toronto
28th Underground Rocks Hamilton
29th Call the Office London

Due to circumstances beyond our control we have had to re-schedule the US shows until later in the year...!

Burning Bush Tour Australia 2005


24th Adelaide Enigma

25th Melbourne Corner Hotel

26th Queenscliff Music Festival

29th Brisbane The Zoo

30th Byron Bay Great Northern Hotel


1st Woolongong Yallah Roadhouse

2nd Newcastle Cambridge Hotel

3rd Sydney Homebake

UK Dates


Box office: The World’s End (next to Underworld)
Stargreen 0207 734 8932
Ticketweb 08700 600100


Box office: 0113 203 1861 or Jumbo Records 0113 245 5570


Box office: 0115 958 8484


Box office: 0117 987 4144


Miércoles, 5 de octubre – MADRID – SALA MOBY DICK

Jueves, 6 de octubre - VIGO – LA FABRICA DE CHOCOLATE

Viernes, 7 de octubre – DURANGO - CAFÉ ANTZOKIA

Sábado, 8 de octubre – BARCELONA - SALA MAGIC

The Saints have been confirmed for this years Homebake Festival in Sydney Australia - December 3rd. The band will also be playing the Queenscliff Music Festival last weekend of November.
Full Australian tour dates available soon!
US dates coming!

During his trip to Australia (for the Qld Poetry Festival) it is now confirmed that Chris has added two performances - in Sydney and Melbourne.

Tuesday 30th August
The Vanguard
42 King Street Newtwn
click here for venue website

Chris Bailey

Thursday 1st September
Northcote Social Club
301 High St Northcote
click here for venue website

The Australian leg of the Burning Bush Tour has been confirmed for November. The new album "Nothing is straight in my house" will be released in Australia on Liberation Records October 10th. The Saints will resume the euro "Burning Bush" crusade in September.

Concurrent to the Saints; The General Dog will take to the road after the summer to promote "Bone Box" which is being released by The Cadiz Recording Co. Dates will be confirmed soon.

Chris Bailey has been confirmed for the 2005 Queensland Poetry festival to be held in Brisbane Australia at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts; 26th - 28th August.
Click Here for website info.

The Saints will play the OULALA FESTIVAL - July 9th! other French dates will be posted soon.

The band have also been confirmed for the Download Festival on Sunday June 12th - other UK dates to be posted soon.

You can download the live performance of the Maxwells gig from by - clicking here -

The band has been invited to play New York May 19th at the Irving Plaza Joey Ramone Birthday Bash + 2 club shows -Maxwells in Hoboken & the Ding Dong Lounge on the upper west side.

The Saints in New York

Burning Bush Tour
Europa 2005

New Album:
" nothing is straight in my house"

Available Jan. 05
released through
The Cadiz Recording Company

Promotion: Chris Carr

Tour Dates click here

New CD click here

Further dates to be confirmed....see you there!

The Saints in Belgrade - a very special night or two!

The Saints in Belgrade

The Saints do the dog!

Chris, Caspar & Peter hard at work on the new General Dog release,
"Bone Box". Available in '05.

The Saints do the Dog

the General Dog

It is now confirmed that Marty Willson-Piper (The Church) has become a Saint. Marty features on the new album and will be on the road with the band in '05.

Chris will be performing with Johnette Napolitano (Concrete Blonde) at the Borderline in London on October 25th.

Chris will be playing Paris 9th through the 11th November. Two nights at Sous Sol & a gig at Le Picolo in the flea market.

He also plays in Mont de Marsan before hooking up with the band to put the finishing touches to the new Saints studio album “Nothing is straight in my house” due out Jan ’05.

Sunday Times review:

All Times Through Paradise (EMI)
That the Saints were ever thought of as a punk group was an accident of timing. They had been sitting at home in Brisbane listening to the Stooges for years, but just happened to release their first records when buzzsaw guitars had become fashionable on the other side of the world. This magnificent four-CD box set contains everything recorded by the Saints between 1976 and 1978: their first three studio albums (I’m Stranded, Eternally Yours , Prehistoric Sounds), B-sides and a live set recorded at the Hope & Anchor pub in North London in 1977.

The Saints’ continuing influence is due to the fact that they possessed a much broader sound than was usually found among the ranks of the safety-pinned and ragged-trousered. The guitarist Ed Kuepper was a virtuoso by any standard, let alone the none-too-stringent criteria of punk, while the group as a whole drew from influences reaching back to rock’n’roll and R&B (the Saints were also pioneers of the idea of trashing the standards — Times Through Paradise contains spirited covers of Lipstick on Your Collar, River Deep Mountain High and Kissin’ Cousins). Chris Bailey, meanwhile, was also much more listenable than any of his alleged peers, unloading the Saints’ songs in a voice equal parts drawl and sneer.

The Saints were the finest group of their era, and every home should have a copy of this collection.

Andrew Mueller

EMI have scheduled the release of the early albums in a box set.
Included in the package is a "live" recording from the Hope & Anchor pub dating from 1978.
Release date 16th August '04.

Later material will follow over the next 12 to 18 months.

December 2003

Throughout December Chris was in Australia.
He performed with Nick & the Bad Seeds on the Oz leg of their Nocturama tour.
He also played some solo shows & was involved in a bit of slutting around in the writing department.

The band had earlier joined The Bad Seeds on their European & US tours.

Bailey & Cave

Chris appears on the new Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds single
" Bring it On ". The song will be the first single from their new album.
" Nocturama "

The following are excerpts from the press release. Click Here for long version of the Press Release.

" He ( Bailey ) was on tour in Melbourne at the time and I called him up and he came and sang on 'Bring it On' - and he sang it beautifully. He lifted that song," says Cave. " " He's a wonderful singer ". " The Saints were Godlike to me and my colleagues. It was extraordinary to go and see a band that were so anarchic and violent, with a singer that could actually sing ".

"Nocturama" spans emotional surrender to venomous black humour and engages in a wide range of themes. There is a tender sunset song of hope; an elegant piano song of longing; a yawing, dark violin waltz; a swaggering pledge of love; a raucous abominable tale; a sorrowful evocation of loss; a nostalgic meditation; a fragrant love epiphany; and one final, lustful demonic epic.

Some of the loveliest, most compelling songs are the gentle ones like the opening 'Wonderful Life', or the simple rendering of nostalgia in 'There Is A Town'. Forthcoming single 'Bring It On' sees the band hitting a bold, superfly noir groove and features an outstanding duetted vocal from Chris Bailey, the singer with Brisbane's glorious pre-punk nihilists The Saints. 'Dead Man in My Bed' further raises noise levels as Cave takes the perspective of a woman afflicted with a useless partner. The album's most spectacular song is saved until the end when The Bad Seeds unleash the flaming, fifteen minute epic, 'Babe, I'm On Fire'."Nocturama" might well be the complete Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds panorama.

The Saints will soon begin work on the new album. It should see the light of day in the new year....Still no confirmed release date for Bailey's solo CD.

Eddie Nystrom's latest CD " Leap of Faith " is now available. It is highly recommended.

Check it out HERE

and HERE

Click HERE for Eddie's website

Last year the band recorded a " live " performance for the fabulous Club Lek which is a part of the Dutch VPRO National TV & Radio network.

Click on the links below to See / Hear the Gig..

For Audio.....Click Here

For Video.....Click Here

Australian Tour .

The line up for this outing is..
Chris Bailey vocals / guitar
Eddie Nystrom guitar
Archie Larizza bass
Iain Shedden drums


Fri 15 The Corner Hotel Richmond, Melbourne

Sat 16 Cornish Arms Brunswick, Melbourne

Fri 22 Annandale Hotel Annandale, Sydney

Sat 23 Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle NSW

Thu 28 The Zoo, Brisbane, QLD

Fri 29 East Coast Blues Festival Byron Bay, NSW

The band has been confirmed to play at next the Byron Bay blues festival 2002. This & other OZ tour details available soon.

The Saints have just been inducted into the Australian Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame

The line up for the ' piss up ' included: Ivor Hay, Arturo Larizza, Eddie Kuepper & Bailey...with Iain Shedden providing technical & moral support from the wings. All involved got a lovely little prize.

The Saints All times through Paradise

All Times through Paradise.
4 CD box set out now on EMI


The edition features five bonus live tracks.


Bonus tracks:

  • Good Friday
  • I want to be with you tonight
  • Who's been talkin'
  • Ghost Ships
  • Howlin
Talks are under way betwen Last Call & Raven records regarding" Spit the Blues Out ". Expect release news soon.

Raven records have also re - released the first three Saints albums.

Andy & Stella have been n Amsterdam recording with Peter Wilkinson for a new Kosa record.

The new compilation on Last Call is NOW AVAILABLE. It is a double CD featuring lots of stuff from all vintages of the band from the prehistoric through to the present [including unreleased material]. For details....Click Below

"7799" "Big Hits on the Underground"

Tripelex (as in Amsterdammed) have finally released
"Everybody knows the Monkey" in the USA.
News is expected soon re further re-issues .
Rumour has it that Prehistoric Sounds is the next cab off the rank.
A U.S. version of the compilation is also in the works....!
Rumour also has it that Raven Records have just re - released the first two EMI albums ( as have an English label called Captain OI (?).

The new Saints CD- " SPIT THE BLUES OUT " is now available......


A new bailey CD is now likely to see a release sometime in the year 2000 & something or other.
It probably won't be as tacky as this pic.......though you never know?

Bailey's website

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