BLOG: Our trip to France – general impressions

It’s always fun when your brief is a lot more vague than those of your brothers and sisters. Oh well, here goes nothing. Adopting a gestalt approach, the bits that seemed to stand out for people were:

1. the presence of Tyler
2. the absence of sunshine
3. a kind of thick wettish mist rising through our Pyrenean forest home
4. books everywhere (although maybe that was just me)
5. a screaming goat

So you might suggest a short story: A lonely tiler, laid off, tramps through a kind of thick wettish mist. Bored, he happens upon a pile of unread books, sits, cross-legged on the ground, and begins to read. Through the dark moisture, he hears the rich golden tones of Bill Withers, “…ain’t no sunshine, when she’s..”. Suddenly a goat screams, as if outraged.

–Vish

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GIG: Tickets on sale now!

Celebrating our fifth anniversary and launching our new (fourth) album, we’re doing a proper full length show in a proper big theatre, and tickets are NOW ON SALE!

Expect brand new, never-before-performed arrangements alongside highlights from our first half-decade, and the sets that earned us the title of Champions (2012) and the Ward Swingle Award for Originality (2013) at the Voice Festival UK Community Competition.

In the Smoke: The Story So Far
Saturday 3 August 2013, 7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm)
Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston St, London SE1 3RA
Tickets £7 (adult), £3 (concession), FREE for under-16s or school pupils
Book online now at http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/inthesmoke (no booking fee)

Load up on puns, bring your friends…  And while you’re there, buy our shiny new CD.  Sneak preview now available at Soundcloud, or a video on YouTube!

GIG ALERT! ItS 5th Anniversary album launch – Sat 3rd August – SAVE THE DATE!

ImageCome to join your favourite a cappella band this August for our summer love-in in the “Big Smoke”.

DATE: Saturday 3rd August 2013

TIME: Early Evening (pm)

PLACE: Greenwood Theatre, London. SE1 3RA

MAP: http://goo.gl/maps/8OcxT

Yes, your favourite, all-original vocal only band, In the Smoke (ItS) has its biggest ever summer gig coming up where we’ll be celebrating our 5th (wooden) anniversary and launching our new album.

Best of all YOU are ALL invited!

Early bird tickets available soon and we’ll need your help naming our CD too. More on that soon.

So follow the advice from our original, Ward Swingle-endorsed set and: “Load up on funds, tell your friends, In the Smoke gig near London Bridge ends.”

Love a cappella? Come to join ITS this summer for our summer love-in in the “Big Smoke”.

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