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Father of 2 husband Cocteau Twins/Lost Horizons etc Spurs. Bella Union. Musician, Producer & mixer of In Quiet Moments. Co-manages Penelope Isles, Will Stratton

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Joined Twitter 2/17/12


One of the best lp’s of the year is @willlstratton’s latest not JUST according to me, but also a small fanzine call… https://t.co/xMCC3yPyV2One of my absolute favourites from the upcoming lp! Check the song and video from @piroshkaband https://t.co/4DKghXP7Iv @Mike_MC_Cooke You’re waspish!Morning. https://t.co/bpkrUp43dS @rachaelvenables @LBC Michael Gove being allowed to speak in public is a bizarre unprecedented event @berenyi_miki I can definitely tell Emma was! Hahahahaha @4AD_Official @laurenlaverne @BBC6Music I always thought it was Pills, not bills. And i was in the 𝑏𝑎𝑛𝑑! Illusions… https://t.co/Gp0TmilFYC @PaulHitsheet Yeah she is excellent.Me when i realise that it’s either Danny Murphy co-commentating or Jermaine Jenas (AND i am a Spurs fan!) https://t.co/RYCVNU1Xml
6/15
2021
@shaunwkeaveny @PenelopeIsles @bellaunion Happy birthday mister! Lots of love from all of us!
6/14
2021
@r3f0rm4t I know, bit of a dick move right? @Vaughanographyy @plasmatron I never received your Hong Kong dollars! @kristofferrom Yes a couple of days ago but they’ve not respondedLet’s just bombard his email with spam bellaunionrecordlabel@gmail.comLabradors are fantastic. Get home after a long walk and swim, panting and dawdling for the last 30 metres up the hi… https://t.co/3oiTLgEsicThis week’s castaway is the cellist Yo-Yo Ma. He’ll be reflecting on a life spent in music - and on its ability to… https://t.co/1HBxwx9CFn
Retweeted by mrsimonraymonde @hankspears I’m a niche guy. https://t.co/iaCfVs4572 @jigsawtiger @FFRRecords As I feared. @georgeybataille We live in a world of scam. Maybe on my 60th birthday I will withdraw from all form of electronic… https://t.co/2elGH2Fd7v @steveambrose16 @marcrileydj Hong Kong Phooey that’s what it is @bbclaurak The greatest shame is that no one questioned why. #bassistagainstracistHeading out for a walk today with your unruly/well-behaved dog / partner? Put some pep in your step, some gas in y… https://t.co/VrPRFGRrLxBeen doing some research and during lockdowns 1-3, four million dogs were adopted or purchased and 3,999,000 of the… https://t.co/b7GG0ghmMw @Andr6wMale @ThePopGroup The fine sequel to We Are All Prostitutes, PigpenTo Dance Is To Live & @ThePopGroup : good way to start the day! https://t.co/a6yGpass75This is the bullshit email some scammer is sending out pretending to be me. I know you won’t but don’t be taken in.… https://t.co/WQdSJ9EkUwOnce again, more artists are receiving mail from bellaunionrecordlabel@gmail.com and someone impersonating me with… https://t.co/VjJiqAvBDY @monstresacre @VinylBella Can I get back to you on Monday?
6/13
2021
@WesleyDoyleUK Ok will get Katie to put one in a bag for you now Wesley @RueskovJasper @VinylBella Yep, and that ain’t even a picture of the boxset, that’s just a grey concrete slab. @WesleyDoyleUK @VinylBella @bellaunion @warrenellis13 @RSDUK No but there are a few boxsets left that he signed if… https://t.co/Wjrfq5i7k5 @geordietone17 @johngrantmusic I drove the band around on that tour in my old bella Mercedes splitter van! Driver,… https://t.co/CVGlEnVKEM @VinylBella @warrenellis13 @RSDUK Also contains a photo booklet all snaps taken by Mrs R @abbey808 ❤️ @warrenellis13 @residentmusic Ocean Songs was only the third release on @bellaunion and it’s been a beautiful packa… https://t.co/NQFZRSDHtiOn the eve of the LAST @johngrantmusic album release, this piece was published on my relationship with John. https://t.co/Nhnjmx1uAJHeading to shop to open up @VinylBella for @RSDUK - we won’t have any of the below but we do appreciate the sentime… https://t.co/pTqDVI9fzwOnly a couple of weeks till Boy From Michigan by @johngrantmusic comes out! https://t.co/NmjVIYSszSOnly met you the once @shaunwkeaveny at the very fab @mercuryrevvd live set for 6music Live (special day) and yet y… https://t.co/Jlh18vQnyP
6/12
2021
See you all at 13 Ship St Gdns, BN1 1AJ @VinylBella tomorrow from 9am #RSD2021 @RSDUK @adamcocteau Moi ou vous, une erreur de proportion gauloise @ABC Why isn’t Benny Hill chasing the women around in a circle while slapping the old feller on the head?! @prwhittle @GarethBaconMP @NewCultureForum Carve away at the gammon. Whittle the eggs on the bacon. Two useless ham… https://t.co/j76ZXRFxAA @pacarnahan Written and recorded in 2 weeks altogether in our studio in School Rd, North Acton @eastlmark No that WAS me!An awesome hour of the best new tunes from ⁦@laurenlaverne⁩ ⁦@BBC6Music⁩ incl new ⁦@bccamplight⁩ https://t.co/ZhHLxATrsrURGENT!! MUSICIANS! If you get an email from bellaunionrecordlabel@gmail.com do not respond - it’s fake and not fro… https://t.co/S6ijr1AgaU35 years ago today, wrote this with me chums and a lovely man called Harold. Rest in peace sir. https://t.co/QUCYvqPSQd
6/11
2021
@daveGildedALM @PMcLoone @TodayFM @4AD_Official @subpop @secretlycndian @RoughTradeRecs @bellaunionhttps://t.co/0yeVeP2IRA
6/10
2021
This is a Public Service Announcement… with guitar! Have you gotten your Scala tickets yet for October?… https://t.co/boGo5RfzIu
Retweeted by mrsimonraymonde @shura New @LostHorizonssss album with diff singers on each track ain’t half bad. Maybe you could feature on the next one!This weeks wellbeing walking playlist is 🔥... courtesy of @bellaunion boss and Cocteau Twin @mrsimonraymonde Out on… https://t.co/XhwtxDyTc4
Retweeted by mrsimonraymonde @JReplicant @johngrantmusic Yeah we filmed that in Brian Eno’s house! Apart from it being several grades up from ou… https://t.co/WXQCdxC8zj @robinince Any can be also applied to footballers Lee Dixon 👎🏿Lee Hendrix 👎🏿appalling but when it’s a surname ie Fr… https://t.co/su2tTq853J @robinince Lee Hurst and Lee Evans never made me laugh. Lee Mack does. Lee Majors did but it wasn’t intentional. St… https://t.co/AbFC362PQURemember we were certain as we were writing /recording that it must be the first song ever to be written on two six… https://t.co/mTRkJK1QYzI can’t be sure but think this was the 1st time Quisquose ~a song we wrote in 1985 for the Aikea-Guinea EP~ has eve… https://t.co/XHO7W8UYjH
6/9
2021
Happy 17th to our first born LP, ‘bamnan and slivercork’! Many thanks to @bellaunion and all of y’all who have been… https://t.co/Vs54XlAngN
Retweeted by mrsimonraymondeThis is soooo beautiful!! Expect to hear more of Blue Luminaire soon ... https://t.co/EBksze2htaMore @johngrantmusic and @ezrafurman shows on the Beeb this week! Every night from 7pm till 12am hear some of their… https://t.co/8neso6t72a
Retweeted by mrsimonraymonde @bbcworldservice Matt you are such an inspiration and a super cool chap by the looks of it! Learning more by things… https://t.co/6Rh2BHOtNaMeet Matt Stutzman, also known as The Armless Archer, as he prepares to take on the world's best at the Tokyo Paral… https://t.co/XulV5hParv
Retweeted by mrsimonraymondeThere are some new bundles available via my store, including a new 'Boy from Michigan' beanie and tote bag.… https://t.co/Nm0siLLyKn
Retweeted by mrsimonraymondeNEW: Ahead of the release of his new album ‘Boy From Michigan’, out on 25th June, @johngrantmusic has announced a h… https://t.co/Zh7JEc180r
Retweeted by mrsimonraymondeIf you missed ⁦@ezrafurman⁩’s show on ⁦@BBC6Music⁩ last night you can catch up with her superb selections right her… https://t.co/0Pt9thHeQIIf you missed ⁦@johngrantmusic⁩’s brilliant 3 hour show on ⁦@BBC6Music⁩ last night for Loud & Proud it is available… https://t.co/JFo9265W84
6/8
2021
I’d LOVE to take this Dude in. Seriously. What a fabulous creature! 💙😍 Come on Yorkshire!!! https://t.co/hIKPz7pA2q
Retweeted by mrsimonraymonde“Bc Camplight. Such an insightful and clever songwriter. This track can be used as a guided meditation, hear him wh… https://t.co/XmNG95vjw4Simon Raymonde (Cocteau Twins) & Richard Thomas (Dif Juz) feature Porridge Radio, John Grant, Marissa Nadler & many… https://t.co/mCSD2dmEEB
Retweeted by mrsimonraymonde @Tim_Burgess @bellaunion @KendalCalling Seems like another lifetime ago @fandang @noissueco https://t.co/LP1AzosiXv
Retweeted by mrsimonraymonde @lowerbourne @willlstratton Yeah it’s a pain. My own record came out in Feb but the vinyl didn’t make it to the USA till mid April!
6/7
2021
Colin De Grandhomme is such a great man! https://t.co/Ip6Us0QTwL @lowerbourne @willlstratton Believe me, hard as it is for you, it’s a nightmare for us. Production delays, brexit i… https://t.co/auSUYy9Zz8 @lowerbourne @willlstratton Hi Andrew a second pressing will be in the shops any day now. I had a few copies left a… https://t.co/xPrT0VclFl
6/6
2021
@beccaworby @willlstratton Hahahaha @Lillylatelee @willlstratton I love it sooo much xAs supporters of many LGBTQ+ artists within 𝘰𝘶𝘳 roster and across the globe, I am thrilled that @ezrafurman &… https://t.co/9ThTst65kzI played this new @willlstratton song 4 times in the shop today and sold the album it was from (𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝐶ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑊𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑒𝑟… https://t.co/OnvQU6y5lG @brandonstosuy Glacier by @johngrantmusicThis is not a drill! Boy From Michigan JOHN GRANT will be singing “Cordelia” with us at Scala this October! Shop… https://t.co/Xcj5smvaEU
Retweeted by mrsimonraymondeThe answer was Elton John https://t.co/45V3ymBxLo @RobertWhiteHart @VinylBella Incorrect but reasonable guessWhich band/artist Tshirt will I be wearing to @VinylBella work tomorrow? Clue- we registered white collars at Danie… https://t.co/qf0JBaIFl0
6/5
2021
Levy is concerned about Conte not being keen on developing home grown players then sells Harry Winks to Man U and H… https://t.co/nYnVSvG2w7
6/4
2021
@osakalbion Yeah it’s an excellent Tshirt!If u saw @PenelopeIsles (or even if you didn’t!) on recent sold out tour and covet one of these very ltd edition ex… https://t.co/wF0VVJtAMV
6/3
2021
The new video for “R&B” from @Englishteac_her featuring the fantastic @lilydotwav who will be appearing with us at… https://t.co/UnTImAW8gb
Retweeted by mrsimonraymondeHere @ Bella Union we are committed to ensuring that we minimise our carbon footprint 👣 That’s why we have teamed u… https://t.co/EzqzrJQn0k
Retweeted by mrsimonraymondeThanks everyone one for all ur orders this weekend! I’ll be skateboarding individual purchases directly to your fro… https://t.co/6UiNcbU98J
Retweeted by mrsimonraymondeThanks @ForTheRabbits for selecting @bccamplight's new single "I'm Alright In The World" as one of your top new tra… https://t.co/ad6zJ1KN0F
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6/2
2021
Happy birthday to the lad ‘imself @bccamplight https://t.co/DfoUTzYja4Yeah but why 𝑤𝑜𝑢𝑙𝑑 I teach my gran to suck eggs? @andyrome64 @VinylBella Hmm, they kinda do tho. https://t.co/yJ9l5lgVtrI’ll be in the @VinylBella shoppe today selling gramophone records & audio cassette tapes. Vinyl records began in 1… https://t.co/2mR6Zk0OAE
5/31
2021
@BBCBreaking It won’t last. https://t.co/JJbf2DKbmZHi @amylame on @BBC6Music- this Snowbird piece Porcelain of ours was used by the @esa when Rosetta ended its epic… https://t.co/oMbFYiDSuBI know most of you out of towners are coming into Brighton to eat drink and be merry, which is understandable given… https://t.co/onEcBRGq9u
Retweeted by mrsimonraymonde @GUNKLE2 There’s not really much “governing” going on. It’s all about attaining POWER, then CORRUPTION, and finally telling LIES.
5/30
2021
@VinylBella Come see us today tomoro and Monday 11-5Bank Holiday Flash Sale! 20% off all purchases £20 or more! Instore & Online 🛍 Discount automatically applied at… https://t.co/mf5lVZwnZz
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5/29
2021

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