Midway Still

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Midway Still
OriginKent, England
GenresMelodic punk, grunge, alternative rock
Years active1991–1994, 2000–present
LabelsRoughneck Recordings
Antipop Records
Boss Tuneage
MembersPaul Thomson
Dec Kelly
Russell Lee
Past membersJan Konopka
Brad Aitchison

Midway Still are a pop punk band formed in the early 1990s in Kent, England.[1] The band recorded a Peel session in 1991[2] prior to the release of their debut album, Dial Square (1992), on the Roughneck Recordings label, which was a subsidiary of Fire Records. The album was produced by Don Fleming, and was followed by Life's Too Long in 1993 (produced by Leatherface's Frankie Stubbs).

The band split before their third album was released, though a reunion of sorts took place in 2000, when Russell Lee replaced Jan Konopka on bass and a single, "Fuck You" was released in 2001 on Antipop Records. The band released another album, Note to Self, on Boss Tuneage in April 2010,[3] followed by a tour. Band members are: Paul Thomson (guitar & vocals), Dec Kelly (drums), and Russell Lee (bass & backing vocals).



  • "I Won't Try" (test pressing)
  • "I Won't Try"/Apple"/"Daynight"
  • "Wish"/"You Made Me Realise"/"Everywhere I Look"/"Who You Are"
  • "Better Than Before"/"In Front Of You"/"I Won't Try (Lazy Version)"/"What You Said (Shimmyglitter Mix)"
  • "Wow"
  • "Slugabed":"Just Get Stuck"/"Abnegate"/"Three Five Nine"/"Still Get By"
  • "Counting Days"/"Mod Song No. 2"/"Fragments"
  • "Fly Me to the Moon"/"A Day In The Life Of A Show Girl" (Released as a promotional freebie with the 'Life's Too Long' album)
  • "Fuck You"/"Since You've Been Gone"
  • "The Covers EP"


  • Dial Square (Roughneck, 1992)
  • Life's Too Long (Fire Records, 1993)
  • The Desert (Recorded in 1994, released on Bitter & Twisted, 2011)
  • I Won't Try (Compilation, Fire Records, 2005)
  • Note to Self (Boss Tuneage, 2010)
  • Always Ends (Bitter & Twisted, 2012)
  • Go Team No Hope (Bitter & Twisted, 2016)