Brett Timeline 2003-12

Brett Anderson Timeline – 2003-2012

The below is a timeline I have compiled about Brett’s post-Suede career. I have purposely left out the majority of the Suede reunion stuff as there is now so much. But hopefully the diehards will find this vaguely interesting.


13.12.03          London Astoria – (Last Suede gig)



07.05.04         Brett performs 4 songs, including the debut of “Love is Dead”, at Rock’n’Royal, Copenhagen, Denmark

11.04                 Brett appears on Bertine Zetlitz’s album Rollerskating on the track “Kiss Me Harder”

14.12.04          The Tears debut gig at Oxford Zodiac

16.12.04          Heaven, London

18.12.04          Razzmatazz, Barcelona, Spain



13.02.05          Academy 2, Manchester

14.02.05          Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh

16.02.05          London Astoria

11.04.05          BBC 6 Music hub session, London

18.04.05          The Junction, Cambridge

19.04.05          Leadmill, Sheffield

20.04.05          Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

20.04.05          Janice Long BBC radio 2 session

21.04.05          The Tears Perform “Refugees” on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

22.04.05          Pyramid Centre, Portsmouth

23.04.05          Carling Academy, Liverpool

24.04.05          University, Newcastle

25.04.05          “Refugees” released

25.04.05          Virgin Megastore, London

26.04.05          Virgin Megastore, Brighton

27.04.05          XFM session, London

29.04.05          Rough Trade shop, London

05.05.05          Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Belfast

06.05.05          Perform “Refugees” on Top of the Pops

22.05.05          Fez Club, Reading

23.05.05          Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

06.06.05          Here Come the Tears released

06.06.05          HMV store, London

07.06.05          HMV store, Birmingham

07.06.05          Mark Radcliffe BBC radio 2 session

08.06.05          Islington Carling Academy, London

09.06.05          Simon Mayo show, BBC 5 Live

17.06.05          Hultsfred Festival, Hultsfred, Sweden

19.06.05          Provinssirock Festival, Seinajoki, Finland

21.06.05          Plaza Sánchez Bustillo, Madrid, Spain

24.06.05          Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, UK

26.06.05          Rockin’ Park Festival, Nijmegen, Netherlands

27.06.05          “Lovers” released

01.07.05          Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark

02.07.05          Studio Brussel session, Brussels, Belgium

02.07.05          Rock Werchter Festival, Werchter, Belgium

09.07.05          Oxygen Festival, Naas, Ireland

09.07.05          Oxygen Festival MTV live tent, Naas, Ireland

10.07.05          T in the Park Festival, Balado, UK

04.08.05          Benicassim Festival, Benicassim, Spain

13.08.05          Summersonic Festival, Tokyo, Japan

14.08.05          Summersonic Festival, Osaka, Japan

16.08.05          Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

18.08.05          Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China

27.08.05          Reading Festival, Reading, UK

28.08.05          Leeds Festival, Leeds, UK

03.09.05          Rock’n Coke Festival, Istanbul, Turkey

10.09.05          Jonathan Ross Show, BBC Radio 2

05.10.05          BBC Radio 2 session, Moshulu, Aberdeen, UK

25.10.05          Hammersmith Palais, London

17.11.05          Repvblicca 1, Valencia, Spain

18.11.05          Razzmatazz, Barcelona, Spain

19.11.05          Aqualung, Madrid, Spain

20.11.05          Kafe Antzokia, Bilbao, Spain

12.05               Brett starts work on first solo album



03.05.06          Brett attends launch party for LG Chocolate Phone at Sketch, London

24.05.06          The official Brett Anderson website & forum goes live

25.05.06          Brett attends Ivor Novello Awards at The Grosvenor Hotel, London

28.06.06          Brett attends PETA’s Humanitarian Awards, Stella McCartney Shop, London

10.09.06          Brett announces “Love is Dead” will be the first track on forthcoming debut solo album

05.10.06          Brett attends a viewing of the Saatchi Gallery art show USA Today at the Royal Academy of Arts, London

11.10.06          Brett attends VIP viewing party of “David Hockney: Portraits” exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London

24.10.06          Brett attends Moet & Chandon Fashion Tribute at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham, London

27.10.06          Announcement of a series of YouTube videos recorded by Brett at home

28/29.10.06     Video shoot for “Scorpio Rising” in Moscow, Russia

30.10.06          Live performance of “Scorpio Rising” published on Brett’s official YouTube channel

13.11.06          Live performance of “Europe Is Our Playground” published on YouTube

17.11.06          Brett attends Donna Karen launch of Her New Fragrance “Gold” in London

25.11.06          Live performance of “Song for My Father” published on YouTube

29.11.06          The Tears official website closes, band goes on hiatus

11.12.06          Live cover of “Beautiful” published on YouTube

25.12.06          Live performance of “Back to You” published on YouTube


08.01.07          Live performance of “Love Is Dead” published on YouTube

08.01.07          “Back to You” by Pleasure released, featuring Brett on vocals

10.01.07          Brett in Copenhagen for a series of interviews

11.01.07          Interview and acoustic performance of “Song For My Father” on radio station P3, Sweden

12.01.07          Brett performs “Back to You” with Fred Ball on Norwegian TV show “Først & Sist”

15.01.07          Brett’s first UK solo shows, 3 dates at Bush Hall, London, sell out in 5 minutes

18.01.07          Full track-listing revealed for debut solo album Brett Anderson

20.01.07          Brett presents the Best Swedish Pop Artist award at the P3 Golden Gala show in Gothenburg, Sweden

27.01.07          First airplay of “Love Is Dead” during the Lauren Laverne show on XFM

09.02.07          Official video for “Love Is Dead” published on YouTube

14.02.07          Brett Anderson, Drowned In Sound (Recordings) and BBC Radio 1 run a competition to find an unsigned band to support Brett Bush Hall (the winners being Vessels)

24.02.07          Brett makes his full debut as a solo artist at a gig in Moscow, joined by Mat Osman on bass

02.03.07          The Denis Neimand directed video for “Scorpio Rising”, filmed in Moscow, released on YouTube

05.03.07          First of 3 nights at Bush Hall, London

06.03.07          Bush Hall, London

07.03.07          Bush Hall, London

10.03.07          “Love Is Dead” is picked by The Guardian & The Daily Record in Scotland as single of the week

14.03.07          Brett plays 3 songs on the Mark Radcliffe Show on BBC Radio 2

15.03.07          Brett attends the reopening party at the Sanderson Hotel’s Suko Restaurant in London

17.03.07          Gary Crowley special on BBC Radio London

19.03.07          “Love is Dead” released

19.03.07          John Dee, Oslo, Norway

20.03.07          Vega (Lille Vega), Copenhagen, Denmark

21.03.07          Live versions from Bush Hall of Love is Dead and Clowns released

21.03.07          Debaser Medis, Stockholm, Sweden

24.03.07          Brett appears on Liz Kershaw’s show on BBC 6 Music

25.03.07          Radio interview on The Music Week on BBC 6 Music

26.03.07          Session on the Gideon Coe show on BBC 6 Music

26.03.07          Brett Anderson released

30.03.07          Scala, London, UK

22.04.07          Prime Club, Cologne, Germany

23.04.07          The Max, Amsterdam, Netherlands

24.03.07          Botanique, Brussels, Belgium

26.03.07          Nouveau Casino, Paris, France

27.03.07          Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany

28.03.07          Backstage Werk, Munich, Germany

01.05.07          Bristol University, Bristol, UK

02.05.07          Academy 2, Manchester Academy, Manchester

04.05.07          Classic Grand, Glasgow, Scotland

05.05.07          Wulfrun, Wolverhampton

06.05.07          Newcastle University, Newcastle

08.05.07          Cambridge Junction, Cambridge

09.05.07          Shepherds Bush Empire, London

09.05.07          Brett Anderson Live in London released, recorded at Shepherds Bush Empire

25.05.07          Brett & band appear on Ian Camfield’s Drivetime Session

07.06.07          Brett plays 3 songs at Borderline in London

13.06.07          Brett attends a Vivienne Westwood fragrance launch

06.07.07          Nibe Festival, Nibe, Denmark

09.07.07          “Back to You” EP released

09.07.07          Brett plays 3 songs on the Radcliffe & Maconie BBC Radio 2 show

14.07.07          Skral Festival, Grimstad, Norway

19.07.07          Union Chapel, London

19.07.07          Brett Anderson Live at Union Chapel released

27.07.07          Positivus AB Festival, Salacgriva, Latvia

09.08.07          Club Catchlight, Seoul, South Korea

11.08.07          Summersonic, Sonic Stage, Osaka, Japan

12.08.07          Summersonic, Sonic Stage, Tokyo, Japan

14.08.07          HKCEC (Convention Centre), Hong Kong, China

22.08.07          Club Zappa, Tel Aviv, Israel

25.08.07          Døgnvill Festival, Tromsø, Norway

08.09.07          Beijing Pop Festival, Beijing, China

06.10.07          Arcul de Triumf National Rugby Stadium, Bucharest, Romania

17.10.07          Brett appears on Robert Elms BBC London Radio show

17.10.07          MSN Oslo Music Week, Oslo, Norway

20.10.07          Southbank Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

20.10.07          Brett Anderson Live at Queen Elizabeth Hall released

21.10.07          Southbank Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

23.10.07          FONA & Vega (Store Vega), Copenhagen, Denmark

24.10.07          Musikhuset (Store sal), Aarhus, Denmark

06.12.07          Rainbow Club, Milan, Italy

07.12.07          Classico Village, Rome, Italy

08.12.07          Bronson, Ravenna, Italy

12.12.07          Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany

19.12.07          Casino de l’Aliança, Barcelona, Spain

20.12.07          Teatro de la casa de campo, Madrid, Spain

12.07               Brett records a duet with French singer Emmanuelle Seigner on on the song “Les Mots Simples”



30.01.08          Teatro Cervantes, Malaga, Spain

13.02.08          Brett makes an appearance during London Fashion Week

22.03.08          Brett announces that his latest solo album is written and ready to record

22.05.08          Brett presents the award for Best Contemporary Song at the 53rd Ivor Novello Awards

28.05.08          A new YouTube video of rehearsals on the new album posted

01.06.08          BlastFest, Winzavod, Moscow, Russia

03.06.08          Brett announces the title of his next solo album will be Wilderness

16.06.08          Second YouTube video of album rehearsals posted

18.06.08          Digital version of Wilderness posted to fans who bought tickets to Brett’s upcoming show at the Mermaid Theatre, London

07.07.08          Mermaid Theatre, London

18.07.08          Jarocin Festival, Jarocin, Poland

21.07.08          “A Different Place” released

29.07.08          Wilderness released (Online only)

21.08.08          Brett interview on the Radcliffe & Maconie BBC Radio 2 show

22.08.08          Brett & Amy live session, Shaun Keaveny Breakfast Show on BBC 6 Music

01.09.08          Wilderness released (CD Version)

25.09.08          City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

26.09.08          Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

27.09.08          Oran Mor, Glasgow

29.09.08          St. George’s Church, Brighton

30.09.08          Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

18.10.08          Voxhall, Aarhus, Denmark

19.10.08          Copenhagen Jazzhouse, Copenhagen, Denmark

21.10.08          China Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden

22.10.08          Storan, Gothenburg, Sweden

24.10.08          Passionskirche, Berlin, Germany

25.10.08          Maroqueirie, Paris, France

01.11.08          16 Tons, Moscow, Russia

15.11.08          Piano Festival-Tzavta, Tel Aviv, Israel

20.11.08          Polis Theatre, Athens, Greece

22.11.08          Crossing Border Festival, The Hague, Netherlands

07.12.08          Simple Life Festival, Taipei, Taiwan

09.12.08          Shibuya AX, Tokyo, Japan

11.12.08          Soma, Osaka, Japan



11.02.09          Brett announces he is working with producer Leo Abrahams for his third solo album

27.02.09          Live LP ‘The London Sessions’ released

07.05.09          Brett announces his next album will be called Slow Attack and released later in the year

11.06.09          Voce, Lima, Peru

16.06.09          Teatro Caupolican, Santiago, Chile

07.08.09          “Frozen Roads” live performance posted in a new series of YouTube videos

21.08.09          “Ashes of Us” live performance on YouTube

05.09.09          “When Doves Cry” live Prince cover on YouTube

17.09.09          Slow Attack preview clip on YouTube

19.09.09          Brett DJs at Feeling Gloomy’s 4th Birthday party

02.10.09          “Leave Me Sleeping” live performance on YouTube

08.10.09          Jack Daniel’s Birthday Party, Village Underground, London

16.10.09          “The Hunted” official video released

26.10.09          Live performance of Slow Attack in front of invited guests at rehearsal studio The Joint, London

27.10.09          The Tabernacle, London

28.10.09          Interview with Richard Bacon – BBC Radio 5 Live

02.11.09          Slow Attack released

18.11.09          ‘Absolute Live’ Session, Absolute Radio

22.11.09          “The Hunted” released

28.11.09          Interview on Clive Anderson Loose Ends, BBC Radio 4

29.11.09          Interview on XFM Razor Cuts

03.12.09          SkyARTS Songbook with Brett Anderson programme broadcast

07.12.09          ‘The Words of Brett Anderson’ lyric book released

08.12.09          Other Voices, RTE Television, St. James Church, Dingle, Ireland



04.01.10          Brett announces he will be working with Leo Abrahams again on his forth solo album

15.01.10          Suede announce a one-off show in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust at London’s Royal Albert Hall in March 2010

22.01.10          Shepherds Bush Empire, London

24.01.10          Tivoli De Helling, Utrecht, Netherlands

25.01.10          Luxor, Cologne, Germany

26.01.10          Knust, Hamburg, Germany

28.01.10          Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden

29.01.10          Parkteatret, Oslo, Norway

30.01.10          Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark

01.02.10          Lido, Berlin, Germany

02.02.10          The Atomic Café, Munich, Germany

03.02.10          Tunnel Club, Milan, Italy

05.02.10          Divan Du Monde, Paris, France

06.02.10          Trix, Antwerp, Belgium

08.02.10          Manchester Academy 3, Manchester

09.02.10          King Tut’s, Glasgow

08.03.10          Brett visits the Teenage Cancer Trust’s Oasis Centre in Cambridge

20.03.10          Suede perform first gig since December 2003 at the 100 Club, London

21.03.10          Suede perform second warm-up gig at The Ritz, Manchester

24.03.10          Suede play Royal Albert Hall for the Teenage Cancer Trust

13.05.10          CTRL.ALT.SHIFT Charity DJ set, London

25.05.10          Brett attends launch party at the Louis Vuitton Bond Street Maison

26.09.10          New solo song “Unsung” played for the first time by Q Radio

01.10.10          International Trade & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China

03.10.10          Modern Sky Festival, Beijing, China

04.10.10          Dream Factory, Shanghai, China

06.10.10          Shibuya DUO Music Exchange, Tokyo, Japan




29.03.11          Brett announces his next solo album will be released in September

06.04.11          Brett interview on the Radcliffe & Maconie BBC Radio 2 show

06.05.11          Brett interviewed on “Later Live…With Jools Holland”

03.08.11          Official video for “Brittle Heart” published on YouTube

15.08.11          “Brittle Heart” released

13.09.11          Brett interview on Absolute Radio

14.09.11          Brett & solo band live session on Absolute Radio

19.09.11          Brett & solo band live session for The Guardian

26.09.11          Black Rainbows released

27.09.11          Oxjam Music Festival, Dalston, London

05.10.11          Stuk, Leuven, Belgium

06.10.11          Den Atelier, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

07.10.11          La Machine du Moulin Rouge, Paris, France

11.10.11          Live session at XFM Manchester

11.10.11          Club Academy, Manchester

12.10.11          Koko, London

12.10.11          Live at Koko recording released

14.10.11          Salon İKSV, Istanbul, Turkey

15.10.11          Salon İKSV, Istanbul, Turkey

04.11.11          Later with Jools Holland solo band performance broadcast

07.11.11          Official video for “Crash About to Happen” published on YouTube

27.11.11          “Crash About to Happen” released



14.02.12          Black Rainbows released across N & S America

23.11.12          Brett performs 3 songs with the Dirty Pretty Strings for a charity concert, Union Chapel, London

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