Hiding Place (band)

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Hiding Place
Origin East Kilbride, Scotland
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 2004–2007
Labels RCA
Associated acts Black Arc
This Is Menace
Website http://www.myspace.com/hidingplace
Past members Paul McCallion
JayJay Robertson Somerville
Del Robertson Somerville
Doug Smith
Jason Bowld

Hiding Place were a rock band from East Kilbride, Scotland.[1]

History[edit]

The band comprised singer Paul McCallion, guitarists JayJay and Del Robertson Somerville, and Doug Smith, with Pitchshifter drummer Jason Bowld joining in 2004.[2]

The band's debut release was the At One Time or Another EP in 2004. They toured in support of InMe and released "(What if) the Truth Looks Clearer Empty" later that year.[2] They toured with The Rasmus and opened for Metallica, and "Cruel Kindness" followed in November 2004.[3][4][5]

McCallion and Bowles were also part of the 'supergroup' This Is Menace, along with members of Pitchshifter, Therapy?, Hundred Reasons, Funeral for a Friend and Carcass.[6]

Singles/EPs/Albums[edit]

At One Time Or Another EP[edit]

  • Release date: 2004-03-22

CD (82876607592):

  1. "No Cure"
  2. "Slave Trade"
  3. "Fear And Loathing"
  4. "At One Time Or Another"

(What If) The Truth Looks Clearer Empty[edit]

  • Release date: 2004-06-28

CD (82876619682):

  1. "(What If) The Truth Looks Clearer Empty"
  2. "Unreal"
  3. "Dark Eyes And Red Tears"
  4. "(What If)..." (Video)

Cruel Kindness[edit]

  • Release date: 2004-11-08

7" (82876657807):

  1. "Cruel Kindness"
  2. "(What If) The Truth Looks Clearer Empty (Live XFM Session)"

CD (82876657802):

  1. "Cruel Kindness"
  2. "Broken Bridges"
  3. "Don't Fear The Reaper"
  4. "Cruel Kindness" (Video)

Secrets and Passers-by[edit]

  • Release date:
  1. "Cruel Kindness"
  2. "The Ghost of You"
  3. "Reality"
  4. "Dark Eyes Red Tears"
  5. "Broken Bridges"
  6. "Dead Against You"
  7. "Illusion"
  8. "Unreal"
  9. "Revbrations (Acoustic)"
  10. "Don't Fear the Reaper"
  11. "(Hidden bonus track)"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adair, Dave (2004) "Reviews \\ Hiding Place - Cruel Kindness", Glasswerk.co.uk, 9 November 2004, retrieved 10 November 2012
  2. ^ a b Hall, Samantha (2004) "HIDING PLACE - '(WHAT IF) THE TRUTH LOOKS CLEARER EMPTY' (BMG)", Rockfeedback, retrieved 10 November 2012
  3. ^ Hendlin, Yogi (2004) "Reviews \\ Hiding Place - Cruel Kindness", Glasswerk.co.uk, 25 October 2004, retrieved 10 November 2012
  4. ^ Cheetham, Richard (2004) "Hiding Place- Cruel Kindness (BMG)", City Life, 11 November 2004, retrieved 10 November 2012
  5. ^ Sloan, Billy & McMonagle, Mickey (2004) "Perfect Place for another Hiding", Sunday Mail, 17 October 2004, retrieved 10 November 2012  – via HighBeam (subscription required)
  6. ^ "Therapy? Man Joins Metal Supergroup", Hot Press, 5 April 2005, retrieved 10 November 2012

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