The Misers on the BBC Introducing stage at Wyeside
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The Misers return with new album

When Bromyard band The Misers released their debut album, Amplified Life Stories, in 2009, its analogue tape hiss and gritty valve sound gained the band a whole host of fans from the moment it landed, not least BBC Radio 2's Janice Long who heaped praise on the record calling it 'a return to the golden age of song writing' while Maverick Magazine hailed it a 'Dead Cert!'.

Song plays, interviews and live sessions on BBC Radio 2 followed, along with healthy support from BBC local radio and playlisting on college radio stations across America.

UK tours and festival dates were met with a frenzied response and appearances on ITV before SkyArts1 announced 'The Misers had arrived in fine style'.

The new album, A Weight Off The Mind…, has been produced by Rockfield Studios veteran Paul Cobbold (Echo & The Bunnymen, Waterboys, Nick Lowe) who brings a fresh, contemporary approach to The Misers fiercely organic sound.

"I was on a total retro trip last time," Neil confesses.

"I wouldn't hear of using a computer to record, everything had to be recorded to tape through valves.

"Paul Cobbold opened my eyes to a world where both can work in harmony!"

Listen to some of our interviews