Established in 2006, Miles Hunt and Erica Nockalls, two fifths of legendary The Wonder Stuff, have toured throughout the UK, Europe and the States. performing acoustic shows including tracks from their own albums in addition to Wonder Stuff material and the occasional cover version. Peppered with Hunt’s trademark acerbic lyrics and Nockalls’ pleasingly angular string arrangements ‘We Came Here To Work’ is a stark and reflective piece of work.
Gentlemen Recordings is very pleased to announce that we will handle the distribution for ‘We Came Here To Work’, their third studio album.
Having celebrated the band’s 30th anniversary in 2016 with a new album and an extensive touring schedule the duo decided to head into calmer waters at the beginning of this year by returning to their acoustic project.
When asked about the release of a third Hunt/Nockalls album Hunt replied: “As much as I love rockin’ out with the band there is a side to me that enjoys a more relaxed approach to making music. Erica and I have been touring as an acoustic duo for ten years now and we thought it was about time we added some new material to our acoustic arsenal”.
Remarking on the differences between the music the duo write for their acoustic project and the music they write for The Wonder Stuff Hunt said
“The music that The Wonder Stuff make is for nights out with your friends, what Erica and I have hopefully done with ‘We Came Here To Work’ is made music for nights spent at home in more genteel company”.
Miles & Erica will be touring the UK throughout the Autumn of 2017 in support of their third studio album.
In response to being asked about the new album and tour Hunt remarked
“We decided to take the first few months of the year off from gigging, most unusual for us, to stay home to write and record a new album together. The time spent off the road allowed us to thoroughly immerse ourselves in the atmosphere of the new record. Conversely the time off also refreshed our appetite for getting back on stage!”