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Last night's gig in Exeter was a great success for all. We want to thank everyone who shared photos and thoughts via our little Twitter experiment, We Were There. You can continue to share your memories from Exeter by Tweeting with hashtags #exeter AND #wewerehere. Tonight's gig in Southampton will pull your tweets using the hashtags #brook AND #wewerehere (please use both). The We Were There page will be at

You can check out what people are sharing on the pages and find the hashtags for the upcoming gigs at We Were There. See you soon. Happy Tweeting.

The UK We Were Here tour starts tonight. Each gig will have a special page for our Twitter fans to share their photos and thoughts from the show - we're calling it We Were There. If you're going to the Exeter gig, tweet with hashtags #exeter and #wewerehere, and check out the We Were There, Exeter page at to see a scrapbook-like collection of memories from the gig. Follow on Twitter or check out our We Were There pages for the hashtags to use for the upcoming gigs (and to see all the postings). Happy tweeting.

You can now listen to and download four demo versions of the following tracks: We Were Here, Guess You Heard, Sea Change, and Sleeper. Go get it now at Noise Trade or listen below.

We Were Here had an extremely successful release week (30 September). Through social media and word of mouth alone, the album's official UK chart position was 46, and it currently holds position 10 in the the Independent Albums chart. The album will have its official North American release tomorrow, October 8, on Red River Entertainment (order at Thanks to all our incredible fans for the support and spreading the word. Our UK tour starts in Exeter on 27 October. There are still tickets available for all the gigs, but with all the hype, they're selling fast, so get yours now (dates and ticket links in the live section). Stay tuned right here (or follow us on twitter ) for announcements of any additional live appearances, and thanks to everyone who came out to support us at our in-stores last week.

The full album stream for We Were Here is now online at Paste Magazine

Yet another song from We Were Here is streaming online. This time it's "Inbetween" and you can find it on the American Songwriter website with an article and commentary from Olly.

Listen to "Sleeper" from We Were Here streaming on the PureVolume website:

In support of We Were Here (released 30 September in UK), Turin Brakes will be doing three in-store performances with album signings:

  • Sunday, 29 September, at 4:00 pm: Music's Not Dead (71 Devonshire Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex TN40 1BD)
  • Monday, 30 September, at 5:30 pm: FOPP Covent Garden (London) - FB event details
  • Tuesday, 1 October, at 6:30 pm: Sound Knowledge in Marlborough (Wiltshire) - FB event details

In-store events are free admission so get there early!

We Were Here has garnered four-star reviews in two popular music magazines, Q and Mojo (in current issues at the newsstand).