jim reid
January 26, 2007
The Jesus and Mary Chain are confirmed for the Coachella Festival in the US on April 27, 2007. It will be their first gig since 1998. The line-up will be: Jim Reid, William Reid, Phil King, Mark Crozer, Loz Colbert. Tickets go on sale this weekend.
August 16, 2006
Added a gig at Night and Day, Manchester on September 13
July 29, 2006
A link to a YouTube video from the 12 Bar Club gig earlier this year has been added to links - just look for the word NEW.
July 22, 2006
Jim Reid's second single Dead End Kids is out now on Transistor and available from places like Amazon and the iTunes music store.
June 11, 2006
Earlier in the week the Jesus and Mary Chain won the MOJO Maverick award which was picked up at the ceremony by Jim. Congratulations!

On the recording front, Dead End Kids is expected to be released by Transistor in the UK on July 17, 2006. The single will also feature Dead End Kids (Demo Version) along with a cover of Bob Dylan's If You've Gotta Go. (which has been getting rave reviews from his recent live gigs).

The Freeheat album Back on the Water will be released next week on June 13. You can get it direct from Planting Seeds Records and they'll throw in a free badge. They'll also have t-shirts available soon.
May 28, 2006
The July issue of Mojo features a Beatles tribute CD with various artists recreating Revolver for the 40th anniversary of its release. Jim Reid has contributed a version of "And Your Bird Can Sing".
(I'll add it to the Recordings page once the Mojo site puts the July issue info up)
May 24, 2006
There are upcoming gigs in Dublin and London.
March 28, 2006
With the gigs piling up it was time to give them a page of their own - the latest addition is Popadelica in Sweden on April 29.
March 8, 2006
Jim Reid now has a myspace page. Check it out to keep up to date.
February 19, 2006
Added a couple more gigs on April 16 and 18.
February 4, 2006
Another gig has been added at the Social, Nottingham, on April 15.
January 10, 2006
The Guardian has published a review of the 12 Bar Club gig from January 5.
January 8, 2006
Transistor are planning to release a follow up single to the split Jim solo / Sister Vanilla single in March 2006.