A decade on from their first EP, Tijuana Bibles are set to release their debut album; Free Milk.It’s been years in the making and the four-piece Coatbridge outfit will be playing a couple of gigs in the coming weeks in London and Glasgow to celebrate its long awaited launch. Lanarkshire author Andy Bollen, whose written works include a book about his time on the road with Nirvana, reviewed the album: Dislocated, fractured and angry yet modern Britain never sounded so good...The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.
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They certainly deserved to be. This is rock ‘n’ roll. Things seldom go to plan. Fate in the shape of a global pandemic intervened.Released on Button Up Records, the independent label run by Proclaimers’ bass player Garry John Kane, may prove the right fit for the band at this point.
Creative, inventive and hard-working, Kane may provide a stepping stone and stability while letting the majors know what they’re missing.Ironically, the enforced delay may have helped the band.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk