The Unwinding Hours

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The Unwinding Hours
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The Unwinding Hours (2010)
Background information
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 2008–present
Labels Chemikal Underground
Associated acts Aereogramme, Chvrches
Members Craig B.
Iain Cook

The Unwinding Hours are a Scottish alternative rock band formed in 2008 by former Aereogramme members Craig B. and Iain Cook. The band released their debut album, The Unwinding Hours (album), on 15 February 2010.

The duo announced their project in August 2009 with the following statement: "We used to play in a band called Aereogramme. That may or may not matter to you. Just thought I'd mention it."[1]


Regarding the band's origins, vocalist Craig B. states that:[2]

In August 2009, the band set up a MySpace account featuring a demo track, "Solstice", and a blog entry which read:[3]

The band made their live debut at Celtic Connections 2010, performing at Chemikal Underground's "15th Anniversary" concert. They played their first headlining show to a sold out crowd in Stereo, Glasgow, on 5 March, opening with the words "We are The Unwinding Hours. And we're going to start with the end.", before playing the closing track from their debut album.


  • The Unwinding Hours (2010)
  • Afterlives (2012)


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