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1-2 MarPortmeirion weekender, WalesEmail for tickets
7 AprUndercover festival, GuildfordTickets
2 MayThe Underground, BradfordTickets
3 MayThe Grove, Byker, NewcastleTickets
10 May Forum, Tunbridge WellsTickets
1 AugEndorset festival, DorsetTickets
24 AugLost 80s Live, Peacock Theater, Los Angeles, CATickets
30 AugLost 80s Live, Vina Robles, Paso Robles, CA Tickets


Film screening info

The Vapors film ‘We Lived Off Words That No One Heard – Live from The Factory’ will be airing on Sat Sept 11th at 8.00pm BST.

This definitive 1 hour 23 mins long film features interviews with band members past and present including a rare interview with Howard Smith. It also features contributions from Pete Townshend, Bruce Foxton, Russell Hastings, Mike Read, Buddy Ascott, Dave Cairns, Steve Levine and The Flamin’ Groovies as well as fan perspectives from the UK and USA, original video footage and behind the scenes outtakes.… Read the rest


Interview with Howard

Malcolm Wyatt does some brilliant, in depth interviews and he has just published one with Howard on his website which you can read here. He has also previously interviewed Dave (& here & even here), Steve and Ed too which are all great reads…… Read the rest


Box set out today!

This 4CD boxset compiling the band’s complete recordings from the UA/Liberty era is out today. Cherry Red are due stock in again soon but other stockists have copies:

Sister Ray / Resident / HMV / Amazon

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CD box set out this week

Just a quick reminder that the Cherry Red 4 CD ‘Waiting For The Weekend’ box set is released on Friday this week. Focussing on the years ‘79-‘81, it couples the New Clear Days and Magnets albums with b sides, demos, unreleased tracks and a legendary live recording from 1980. Order yours hereRead the rest


New Vinyl Reissues

Following numerous requests from fans, we’re pleased to announce that both New Clear Days and Magnets are to be reissued on vinyl by Demon this autumn.

The albums will be issued on 180 gm coloured vinyl, NCD on yellow/black and Magnets on clear, featuring the original UK tracklistings and inner sleeves. The release date for both reissues is 1st October and you can pre-order them from various retailers hereRead the rest


A Vapors film coming soon

A new film entitled ‘We Lived Off Words That No One Heard (Live From The Factory)’ is to be screened later in 2021. The film couples footage of the band playing live at the Factory in Worthing with interviews with band members past & present as well as fellow artists and fans. The live set features tracks from New Clear Days, Magnets and the live debut of songs from the Together album. More details on this exciting, self-produced project coming soon…… Read the rest