After the recent passing of The Sums lead guitarist Lee Watson tributes have come flooding in from far and wide to pay their respects to the much loved character that Lee was. The band are set to continue on there musical journey and have begun working on new tracks for there next studio album which will be in loving memory of Lee.
For the up and coming gigs the band had booked they have drafted in guitarist and long time friend ‘Richy Northcote’.
As sad as its been, things must continue, they will never be the same but this is how Lee would want it, the music matters to us all, and he will forever be a part of the music we create.
The Sums changed their name from Smaller to The Sums in 2005; and have just released their 2nd studio album titled ‘Start at the Finish’ which has been fantastically received by the music press and of course the bands loyal following.
They are a 4 piece experimental/indie/rock band from Liverpool, UK.
Fronted by legendary singer songwriter Peter ‘Digsy’ Deary, also known for his friendship with Noel Gallagher and also having a song wrote in his name by Oasis – ‘Digsy’s Dinner’ from their debut album Definitely Maybe, and also name checked on ‘Be here now’ the title track from another album by Oasis.
Leaving their past behind, The Sums continue on their musical journey and you are invited along for the ride… So, hold on tight!
The Sums @ The Roadhouse – Manchester 9th April Words by Marcus Winder. It had been 15 years since The Sums last played Manchester when they were then called Smaller and still holding the front line is Peter “Digsy” Deary. Rip roaring from the start “Is” off the critically acclaimed album “Badly Badly” flowed into“Start at the Finish” the title track […]
The Sums: Start at the finish – album review (Pledge Music) CD / DL Out Now 8/10 Ever a supporter of her local scene, Louder Than War’s Roxy Gillespie checks out the new album from The Sums. I’m always interested to hear a local band I haven’t caught before. So, when I was asked to […]
The Sums – Start At The Finish Not so much rising from the ashes of 90’s indie chart topping band Smaller but an evolution of, Liverpool band The Sums is one of those proposals which suddenly swoops on the unsuspecting to unveil one captivating proposition. Certainly that is the situation for us, though for those […]
Review:‘Sums, The’ ‘Start at the Finish’– Album: ‘Start at the Finish’ – Genre: ‘Indie’ – Release Date: ’20th March 2015′ Our Rating: If The Sums look and sound familiar, it’s because they’re the Liverpudlian band who used to go by the name of Smaller in the 90s. They toured with the likes of Paul Weller, […]
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‘Mustn’t Grumble’. This album is only available via Pledge Music, we need your help to make it possible… You can pre order The Sums brand new studio album ’Mustn’t Grumble’, but not only that you’ll be able to receive exclusive updates direct from the band as it happens, also see behind the scenes footage of […]
**SOLD OUT** We are pleased to announce the line up for our special concert in loving memory of our late guitarist Lee Watson. Liverpool guitarist Lee Watson sadly passed June 2016, his band The Sums along with some of Lee’s close musical friends are coming together to dedicate a night of music to Lee’s family […]
Lee Watson 23rd June 1968 – 22nd June 2016 The recent passing of our friend/guitarist Lee Watson was a such a shock to us all, it puts life into perspective and sheds a bit of clarity to the bigger picture.. You don’t know the moment, but its something that will happen to us all someday.. Lee’s […]
Hi guys, We’ve been off the radar for a while, but here we are, and here we go – we are playing a gig that is being filmed for a brand new BBC series – UK’s Best Part Time Band. The show is presented by Rhod Gilbert & on Thursday 7th January 2016 the show heads […]