the Love Affair news - 2009

[Various Artists - RARE MOD] [28 May 2009] VARIOUS ARTISTS - "Rare Mod" CD! A new compilation CD called "Rare Mod" (Acid Jazz AJXCD211), subtitled "a collection of 60's underground, rhythm'n'blues, psych & soul" - includes the original versions of "Back In Your Life Again" and "Satisfaction Guaranteed" by the Love Affair, plus other rare mod tracks by The Attack, Steve Mariott, Steve Howe and The Attack among others. The compilation is also available on vinyl!

STEVE ELLIS update! Steve Ellis have been guesting with New Amen Corner for some time but are also making plans to go out as Steve Ellis` Love Affair again. He is also looking to go back in the studio again soon as possible.

Furthermore, Steve is currently doing a documentary with Ed Houghton of Bird Feeder Films on his life in the industry so far. They have been busy filming & interviewing many people. Says Steve: "I think it will be good as Ed is totally into it & is really excellent to work with". There is a short clip (work in progress) available on YouTube labelled Steve Ellis: A Life In Music (also available in High Definition)

[Back In Time tour 2009] [19 March 2009] LOVE AFFAIR - new UK tour!
Love Affair are going on tour in UK with The Troggs and The Move. The tour is called 'Back In Time' and the dates are:

6 May 2009 20:00 - Fairfield Halls Croydon

7 May 2009 20:00 - Civic Hall Bedworth

15 May 2009 20:00 - Charter Hall Colchester

16 May 2009 20:00 - Pavillion Hall Bath

17 May 2009 20:00 - City Hall Salisbury

21 May 2009 20:00 - Palace Theatre Mansfield

22 May 2009 20:00 - Victoria Hall Stoke On Trent

24 May 2009 20:00 - International Center Harrogate

28 May 2009 20:00 - Corn Exchange Bedford

30 May 2009 20:00 - Corn Exchange kings Lynn

3 Jun 2009 20:00 - Wyvern Theatre Swindon

Rob Moore is the new vocalist in the band, having replaced Johnny Warman!

Always be sure to check the band's MySpace page for any updates/corrections to the tour date listing prior to making travel plans!

OTHER MAURICE BACON NEWS: Maurice is now also managing the band Kula Shaker, fronted by Crispian Mills. The band broke up in 1999, but have since reformed and is now busy working on a new album. Web links: or

Meanwhile, Danny Bacon's band Zoe Appleseed have a new single out next week called "Shoot To Kill". According to their website, this 5 piece band formed in early 2008 "crossing genre barriers to bring a unique blend of sounds to the scene. Mixing hip-hop with rock and reggae with punk and a live vibe that has to be seen to be believed". See for yourself at

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