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VIDEO: Hey Jack

STRING DRIVEN THING playing live at The Famous Bein Inn 2007.

As STRING DRIVEN, Chris Adams still leads the group with an Americana sound. The new album, “Songs from Another Country” is due for release in 2009.

Celtic Music Radio

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Bavaria – Video Album – May 2009

The band had a ball in Bavaria in May. They played gigs at Cafe Konrad in Vilsbiburg and the Salzstadel, Landshut, airing songs from the new album and some classics from the past. The crowds loved the sound and the band has been invited back for a longer tour. Thanks again to promoter John Flanagan… Read More…

PRESS RELEASE – Album Release

Artist – String Driven Title – SONGS FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY Label – Backshop Records Catalogue No – BSRCD003 Release date – 13 July 2009 Distribution – Cadiz “A distinctive voice that really communicates”  NetRythms “Shows the old ones are still the best ones” AmericanaUK It all started in 1972 with the release of their self-titled… Read More…

April in Strathbungo

The customers of Sammy Dow’s on the Southside of Glasgow got a sneak preview of String Driven’s new album on Friday 24th April. Word of mouth had ensured a packed house and they were treated to gems like Another Night in This Old City written just half a mile away, over 40 years ago. The… Read More…

New Album, New Website

For information on the website, the new album and its launch, contact James Soars

EXCLUSIVE: Preview Track from the New Album.

Due for release  on June 24th, Songs from Another Country marks the start of a new era for String Driven. [audio:]

PRESS: Interview with Chris Adams

With the impending release of “Songs From Another Country” and a shortened band name, the webmaster caught up with Chris Adams to get the inside story. The big question must be the name change. Why drop the THING? Well, this present line-up has gradually evolved into a totally different beast, with its own distinct identity,… Read More…

VIDEO: Circus

STRING DRIVEN THING were one of the most innovative progressive/folk rock bands of their time. Their selftitled album and “The Machine That Cried”, released by Charisma in 1972/1973 are now cult collector items !

As STRING DRIVEN, Chris Adams leads a stripped down four piece with a punchy Americana sound. The new album, “Songs from Another Country” is due for release in June 2009

About The New Website

In February 2009, String Driven engaged RWS to develop and produce a new content-driven website to coincide with the upcoming launch of the album “Songs from Another Country”. Utilising WordPress & a heavily recoded theme originally developed by Michael Hutagalung, the new site allows the band to release information about upcoming gigs and record releases… Read More…