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Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes I'm Fine Thanks Ride Mind Fuck Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supporting Wild Poppies

Classic Album Sundays
Classic Album Sundays presents Nowhere

On Wednesday 7th October at Cecil Sharp House in London, Ride are to attend a listening party for their Nowehere album. The full blurb from the Guardian website states: The Guardian is teaming up with Classic Album Sundays, the world’s most popular listening experience and classic album hub, for the second edition of our immersive classic album listening events supported by Audio Note UK. This time around, we will present the shoegazing classic “Nowhere” and our special guest will be the artists themselves, Ride. Classic Album Sundays founder Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy will discuss the featured record currently celebrating its 25th anniversary with the band members, ensuring fans will gain a unique insider’s view of the making of one of their favourite classic albums. Then we feature an uninterrupted full vinyl playback of the album on one of the world’s best hi-fi sound systems. Listeners will hear the album in a way few ever get to, experiencing it closer to the artist’s original intention. The evening will conclude with a Q&A during which fans will have the opportunity to ask Ride the questions they have always wanted to ask. This Guardian series with Classic Album Sundays is sure to give music fans an unforgettable experience. Running time: 165 minutes with 15 minute interval You can buy tickets for the event here.

Empire, Cleveland, USA

Polar Bear Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Vapour Trail In A Different Place Perfect Time Unfamiliar Nowhere Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Decay With Lush

First Australian dates in 27 years

Ride will be returning to Australia for the first time since 1992 on their Going Blank Again tour alongside their first ever New Zealand dates. The band will be stopping at Auckland, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney between August 29th and September 6th 2019. Venues can be seen on the poster below. Tickets go on pre-sale from 30th April with general sale starting on May 2nd from the usual outlets.

Ride back in the UK top 10

25 years after they last hit the top 10 of the UK album charts, Ride today have entered the UK charts at a very impressive number 7. It was an amazing week, intially there was Album of the Day on 6Music followed by all the instore events, then on Monday came the news that the album was sitting at number 4 (yes, NUMBER FOUR!) in the UK album charts. The midweek top 10 chart As is often the case for bands with a big following, as the week progresses they drop down a few places in the charts because the fanbase buys the album on release day. In the end the album is sitting at number 7 which is wonderful news and their highest chart placing since 1994's Carnival of Light. UK Top Ten week commencing 23rd August 2019 Full list of UK chart placings for RIDE albums is below Nowhere (October 1990 ) 11 Going Blank Again (March 1992) 5Carnival of Light (June 1994 ) 5 Tarantula (March 1996) 21Weather Diaries (June 2017) 11This Is Not a Safe Place (August 2019) 7 Watch Ride performing on UK music show Top of The Pops the week they were in the top 10 singles chart. Below you can see where Ride were placed across all the various album charts. Number 2 in the vinyl charts Number 3 in the physical (vinyl, cd and cassette) chart Number 4 in the sales charts which includes everything except streaming,

Weather Diaries cover
All I Want (GLOK remix) single

All I Want remix by GLOK (Andy Bell) released as a single, originally appeared on US sites on 19th May. International release 25th May 2017. Download/streaming only.

Northside Festival, Denmark

Lannoy Point Charm Assault Seagull Like A Daydream Dreams Burn Down Leave Them All Behind Weather Diaries All I Want Taste Vapour Trail Drive Blind

Dreamland, Margate, UK

Tongue Tied Lannoy Point Howard Hughes Twisterella Pulsar Shadows Beyond The Sun From Time To Time Weather Diaries Sennen Lateral Alice Chrome Waves Paralysed Drive Blind In A Different Place The One I Love (REM cover) Vapour Trail Leave Them All Behind

1994
Salle du Vigean, Bordeaux, France

Moonlight Medicine Seagull That Man Like A Daydream Walk On Water Magical Spring From Time To Time Birdman I Don't Know Where It Comes From Only Now Twisterella Drive Blind Let's Get Lost Close My Eyes Leave Them All Behind Chelsea Girl Support from Welcome to Julian

Cass DVD Cover
Cass

Leave Them All Behind was featured in the film Cass based on the true story of the life of Cass Pennant, the song can be heard in the trailer below. The film is available on DVD.

Wood Green Hall, Banbury, UK

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) SET LIST UNCONFIRMED First public performance - North Oxford Tech Christmas Party

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Clash Magazine (News)

Short article featured on the Clash Magazine website following the news breaking of Erol Alkan producing the new Ride album. Read the original article here.

May 1989 Demo

Uptight (Furthest Sense) Perfect Time Smile Four Track demo, recorded in Steve's room. This version of 'Smile' can be found on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'

Slough Festival 1991
25 years since the 1991 Slough Festival

27th July 1991 saw Ride headline their first open-air festival. (more…)

Luna Music, Indianapolis, USA, instore

Future Love Repetition Shadows Behind The Sun Lannoy Point Kill Switch Jump Jet Twisterella Vapour Trail

Smile LP

Creation Records CD - CRECD126 Chelsea Girl Drive Blind All I Can See Close My Eyes Like A Daydream Silver Furthest Sense Perfect Time made in the U.K. distributed by pinnacle Produced by Ride Chelsea Girl, Drive Blind, All I can See, Close My Eyes: recorded at Union Studios, Oxford, England by Calvin and Alan. Remixed at Arkantide Studios, London by James and Bill Like A Daydream, Silver, Furthest Sense, Perfect Time: recorded at Blackwing studios, London by Ken. Like A Daydream remixed at Matrix studios, London by Alan Moulder The domestic issue of this compilation, featuring the tracks from the 'Ride' and 'Play' EPs

College Street Music Hall, New Haven, USA

Leave The All Behind Like A Daydream Polar Bear Seagull Twisterella Birdman Decay OX4 Chrome Waves Today Black Nite Crash Time of Her Time Dreams Burn Down Taste Vapour Trail Drive Blind In a Different Place Mouse Trap Chelsea Girl Supported by DIIV

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Planet X, Liverpool, UK

Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Furthest Sense Close My Eyes Chelsea Girl All I Can See Perfect Time Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supported by Attic Head

The Tivoli, Brisbane, Australia

R.I.D.E. Jump Jet Repetition Seagull Like A Daydream Dreams Burn Down Unfamiliar Twisterella Lannoy Point Future Love All I Want OX4 Taste Vapour Trail Drive Blind Kill Switch Polar Bear Leave Them All Behind Chelsea Girl

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Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK (2nd Set)

Union City Blue (Blondie) Picture This (Blondie) In The Flesh (Blondie) (I'm Always Touched By Your) Presence Dear (Blondie) Atomic (Blondie) Dreaming (Blondie) I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges) Venue re-opened for private party after main show Alex Taylor (Motorcycle Boy) appeared on vocals 'Motorcycle Ride' cassette given away free at this show

Royale, Boston, US

Lannoy Point Charm Assault Seagull Unfamiliar Cali Weather Diaries Twisterella Kaleidoscope Rocket Silver Symphony All I Want Taste Vapour Trail Drive Blind Lateral Alice Leave Them All Behind Chelsea Girl Above setlist courtesy of @RideBand

Terminal West, Atlanta, USA

Polar Bear Seagull Twisterella Unfamiliar Cool Your Boots Black Nite Crash OX4 Dreams Burn Down Time of Her Time Chrome Waves Paralysed Taste Vapour Trail Drive Blind Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Leave Them All Behind

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O2 Institute, Birmingham, UK

Jump Jet Future Love Leave Them All Behind Charm Assault Chrome Waves 15 Minutes Shadows Behind The Sun Repetition Lannoy Point End Game All I Want OX4 Taste Kill Switch Drive Blind In A Different Place Vapour Trail In This Room Seagull Gig poster Support was from The Soft Cavalry featuring Rachel Goswell from Slowdive with Steve Queralt playing bass.

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The Paradise, Boston, USA

Leave Them All Behind Taste Not Fazed OX4 Like A Daydream Chrome Waves Twisterella Perfect Time Making Judy Smile Nowhere Vapour Trail Mouse Trap Dreams Burn Down Time Of Her Time Support from Pale Saints

Bogarts, Long Beach, USA

Polar Bear Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Vapour Trail In A Different Place Perfect Time Unfamiliar Nowhere Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Decay Supported by Carnival Art

Resident Brighton instore

Future Love Repetition Shadows Behind The Sun Lannoy Point Kill Switch Jump Jet Twisterella Vapour Trail Poster for instore Above image taken from Resident Twitter feed

ULU, London, UK

Leave Them All Behind Like A Daydream Going Blank Again Perfect Time Making Judy Smile Taste Chrome Waves Vapour Trail Mouse Trap Seagull Dreams Burn Down Time Of Her Time Drive Blind Fan-Club only gig 'Like a Snowflake' 7" single & event-exclusive T Shirt sold for £5 at the gig Support from Lush Image kindly donated by Heike Wagner

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Paard, Den Haag, NL

Polar Bear Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Paralysed Vapour Trail Drive Blind Taste Nowhere Seagull All I Can See Perfect Time

‘TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS’ #10

Queens Hall, Edinburgh, UK

Lannoy Point Charm Assault Seagull Weather Diaries Taste Dreams Burn Down Pulsar Cali Twisterella Impermanence Lateral Alice From Time to Time Leave Them All Behind All I Want OX4 Vapour Trail Drive Blind White Sands Grasshopper Chelsea Girl

Senkei Hall, Osaka, JP

Leave Them All Behind Like A Daydream Unfamiliar Beneath Dreams Burn Down Going Blank Again Today Vapour Trail Perfect Time Chrome Waves Taste Chelsea Girl Nowhere All I Can See Decay Polar Bear Seagull Drive Blind

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Going Blank Again LP

Creation Records 2 X Vinyl LP - CRELP124 Cassette - C-CRE124 CD - CRECD124 Leave Them All Behind Twisterella Not Fazed Chrome Waves Mouse Trap Time Of Her Time Cool Your Boots Making Judy Smile Time Machine OX4 Produced by Alan Moulder and Ride Cover artwork © Christopher Gunson Recorded at Chipping Norton Recording Studios by Alan Moulder and at Black Barn studios, Ripley by Matt Oliver. Mixed at The Church, London by Alan Moulder, assisted by Dick Two uncredited tracks appear on the album - 'King Bullshit' is the intro to 'Time Machine', and 'Motorway Madness' segues into 'OX4'. -Three of the four sides of the double vinyl version have a message etched into the run-out groove: Side A - 'DIE WITH YOUR BOOTS ON', Side C- 'WIN OR LOSE, UP THE U'S' and Side D - 'IT'S NEVER FINAL 'TIL IT'S VINYL'. All formats feature an inner group photo by Jayne Houghton. All formats also include the album's full lyrics; for the vinyl version, this was printed on a pull out insert. Re-issued in 2001 A variation to the LP sleeve has been spotted, with different 'Ride' font to the common version:

Kyle Meredith interview

Andy Bell was interviewed by Kyle Meredith following the release of This Is Not A Safe Place. In the interview he discussed “Repetition” and “R.I.D.E.”, the influence of Basquiat and the late ’80s alternative scene. There's also talk of another new RIDE album. Listen to the interview below via Spotify or YouTube.

Deep Ellum, Dallas, USA

Polar Bear Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Vapour Trail In A Different Place Perfect Time Unfamiliar Nowhere Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Decay With Lush

Australian tour poster
Hordern Theatre, Sydney, AUS

Leave Them All Behind Like A Daydream Unfamiliar Here And Now Dreams Burn Down Going Blank Again Vapour Trail Perfect Time Chrome Waves Taste Chelsea Girl Nowhere Seagull Beneath Drive Blind Decay with Ratcat, Falling Joys & Clouds

The Edge, Palo Alto, USA

Polar Bear Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Vapour Trail In A Different Place Perfect Time Unfamiliar Nowhere Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Decay With Lush

Melody Maker
Mandela Hall, Belfast, UK

Moonlight Medicine That Man Like A Daydream Walk On Water Magical Spring Birdman Only Now Twisterella I Don't Know Where It Comes From From Time To Time Let's Get Lost Seagull Leave Them All Behind Drive Blind Support from Ash

1994
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK

Moonlight Medicine Seagull How Does It Feel To Feel? Like A Daydream Walk on Water Magical Spring Birdman I Don't Know Where It Comes From Only Now From Time To Time Drive Blind (acoustic) Twisterella That Man Let's Get Lost Close My Eyes Leave Them All Behind Drive Blind At The End Of The Universe Chelsea Girl Support from Supergrass At least part of the gig was professionally video recorded, and was used in the 'From Time to Time' video by Mutiny Records (see video below).

Studio 105, Paris, France

How Does It Feel To Feel? 1000 Miles Let's Get Lost Ox4 Natural Grace Birdman Only Now Magical Spring Chelsea Girl At The End Of The Universe Drive Blind 'Black Session' for Radio Inter, France

Assembly Rooms, Derby, UK

Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Silver Paralysed Furthest Sense Perfect Time Drive Blind Chelsea Girl Supported by Charlottes

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Today Forever VHS EP

Contains the same tracks as the audio version of the EP. Unfamiliar Sennen Beneath Today Directed by James Deegan, Angus Cameron and Kevin Kerslake Produced by Angus Cameron, Max Abyss, Silvey & Company Japanese Lazer Disc version also contained Chelsea Girl, Like a Daydream, Taste and Vapour Trail. Also available as part of a box set with the Brixton video. Review from Select Magazine

The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, USA

Nowhere Like A Daydream Polar Bear Seagull Twisterella Unfamiliar All I Can See OX4 Here And Now In A Different Place Chrome Waves Time Of Her Time Dreams Burn Down Taste Vapour Trail Drive Blind Leave Them All Behind

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Waterloo Records, Austin, USA, instore

Acoustic in-store performance alongside signing session. Future Love Repetition Lannoy Point Kill Switch Jump Jet Vapour Trail

Beckett University, Leeds, UK

Jump Jet Future Love Leave Them All Behind Charm Assault Unfamiliar 15 Minutes Dial Up Repetition Lannoy Point End Game All I Want OX4 Taste Kill Switch Drive Blind In A Different Place Vapour Trail In This Room Seagull Support was from Soft Cavalry featuring Steve Queralt on bass.

Tomorrow Never Knows
Demo #3 (AKA ‘RIDE Demo #3’, ‘RIDE Demo’) Cassette

Chelsea Girl Drive Blind I'm Fine Thanks Cassette sold at early gigs. This was the band's third demo, but first in a recording studio: it is also the only demo recording the band sold commercially Some copies invert the track running order Some copies in handwritten/letrasetted sleeve Inserts vary 'Drive Blind' from this demo was later released on the Ride EP 'I'm Fine Thanks' released on‘Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95‘ compilation   Bottom two images courtesy Ride - The Network  

ULU, London, UK

Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Silver Furthest Sense Paralysed Perfect Time Drive Blind Chelsea Girl Daffodils gig (the band asked fans to bring bunches with them) Supported by Seers, Trash Can Sinatras, Milltown Brothers, This Picture