'We love the Peel, it's going to be wicked.': Kids In Glass Houses get ready for return to Kingston (From Surrey Comet)
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'We love the Peel, it's going to be wicked.': Kids In Glass Houses get ready for return to Kingston
Welsh rockers Kids in Glass Houses are set to wreak havoc in Kingston like, well, kids in glass houses.
The quintet are making a triumphant return to The Peel with an album release show in support of their upcoming fourth album, Peace.
Iain Mahanty, rhythm guitarist says: "It's going to be wicked; we love the Peel. We did a Smart Casual show in Kingston last year and it's always fun to play there."
Peace is the bands follow-up to their 2011 album, In Gold Blood, but this time the band took a more relaxed approach to creating their next masterpiece.
The majority of the writing took place in Iain's house, much to his girlfriend's dismay.
"I don't think she minded all that much really!" jokes Iain.
"Recording was relatively painless, it was actually loads of fun.
"Before, we have written stuff separately and then come together to work it out. Me and [lead singer]Aled had a very definite idea of what we wanted the album to sound like before we started.
"This time we concentrated on making every song as good as it can be and the response so far has been overwhelming.
“We can’t wait for the fans to hear the rest of it."
Their headlining tour kicks off next week in Liverpool and cumulates in Ireland but you can catch the band in Kingston on Sunday, September 29 with Peace being released the following day.
As if that was not enough excitement for one day, the band will also be doing a stripped down acoustic set at Banquet Records before the Peel show.
With the likes of Reading and Leeds festival already ticked off their to-do list, what more convincing do you need?
Kids in Glass Houses; The Peel, 160 Cambridge Road, Kingston, KT1 3HH Sunday, September 29; £13; 020 8549 5817 or visit banquetrecords.com to book tickets.
* Brush the dust off your Trivial Pursuit and prepare yourself for Fircroft Trust's quiz night.
All money raised will go towards their charity which helps adults living in the community with mental health problems and learning disabilities.
There will be a maximum of six people per team and the evening will also include a ploughman’s supper.
Quiz Night; The Fircroft Hall, 96 Ditton Road, Surbiton; October 18, 7:30pm; £7 per person; contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0208 399 1772 to book tickets.
* Prepare your lungs for a workout and your ears for a treat.
Sanctus Training Choir invites you to join their training sessions every Thursday from 8:15pm to 9:45pm at St James Church Hall in Bodley Road, New Malden.
For more information contact Owen Millard on 07884200658 or visit sanctus-kingston.org.uk.
* No need to own a kilt, The Scottish and District Caledonian society are offering tuition in Scottish country dancing.
Sessions run from 7.30pm to 8pm every Thursday followed by their regular dance classes from 8pm to 10.30pm at St Mark’s Church Hall in Church Hill Road, Surbiton.
Membership costs £5 per year with each session costing £3 for members and £4 for non-members.
For more information call 01932 784866 or visit surbitoncaledonian.co.uk