Tim solo gig on Fri 27 Aug in Ealing with Barry Sutton (ex-La’s and Cast)
Plus Soapman (ex Spitfire) and Rail Replacement Service. inc. oil wheels and pints at £3!
Tim Briffa solo single Livin’ La Vida Lockdown out now!
A Man On The Edge
Hour long 1997 documentary from a recently discovered Hi 8 tape showing Tim trying to stay sane while dealing with various pressures from labels, management and a visit from the man who discovered Madonna.
Tim Briffa solo album out now!
Tim recently took time out to record an album of songs he wrote while still at school entitled I Was A Teenage Pop Star available now on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon, Tidal and all the main outlets. There is no vinyl release at present, but interested labels are invited to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the official MDH Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mydrughell/.
The Dregs Of My Drug Hell out now!
You wait years for a new My Drug Hell album and two come along at once. The Dregs Of My Drug Hell is a collection of 9 alternate and unreleased out-takes from their first album This Is My Drug Hell including tracks that would end up on MDH2 and the recently released Good Times Are All Gone albums. It’s available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon, Tidal etc. There is no vinyl release at present, but interested labels are invited to get in touch at email@example.com or via the official MDH Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mydrughell/.
The Good Times Are All Gone LP out now!
My Drug Hell’s third album – The Good Times Are All Gone is also now available on all main outlets (see above.)
New Line Up
Earlier this year both Seb Kellig and David Preston announced their departure from MDH to concentrate on other projects. Tim has now put together a completely new line-up featuring Harry Stam (also of The Pacers) on bass and Steve Jones on drums.
A new page has also been added to this site entitled Briffstuff where you can view other solo projects including his 2006 play ‘How To Pick Up Girls’, some animations, various essays and a trailer for a short documentary on the recording of his translation of Jacques Brel’s Next/Au Suivant.
MDH have no gigs booked at the present time, though agents, promoters etc are invited to get in contact via email firstname.lastname@example.org or through the MDH Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mydrughell/. In the meantime here are some photos from their recent debut gig at Mau Mau Bar on Portobello Road with shiny new drummer Steve Jones.
And here are some photos from other recent gigs including Star Shaped Festival at the Brixton Academy. (pics by and thanks to Mati White and Herman Pawellek.)
And some memories from 2017.
Link to a recent interview with Tim for the Britpop Revival Show (around 55 minutes in.)
BBC 6 Music
And a heads up to Steve Lamacq who will be DJ-ing at Shiiine On and recently gave MDH a spin.