UK release date: october 2001
Label: Tippy Toe
Cat no: tippy 005

Recorded live in May 2001 at the Botanique in Brussels, Belgium
Only available on the October string tour and via the band’s website during the tour
First in a series of official bootlegs, this CD is a selection of songs from the 5 night residency at the Botanique; a celebration of the band’s 10th anniversary.
Five of the tracks feature L’ensemble Musiques Nouvelles and three songs feature brass players and backing singers
Paula Frazer sings on Buried Bones
Tracks 1–5 recorded Wednesday, 9 May 2001, tracks 6 and 7 recorded on Saturday, 12 May 2001, and tracks 8-10 recorded on Friday, 11 May 2001

album credits

at the botanique
9-12 May 2001

Accompanied by:
Thursday 10th May
L’ensemble de Musique Nouvelle
(Leader: Lucy Wilkins)
Guest duet vocal by Paula Frazer

Friday 11th May
Trumpet: Steve Sidwell
Trombone: Neil Sidwell
Harmony vocals: Gina Foster and Viki St. James

Recorded by Philip Bagenal
Mixed by Stuart Staples and Philip Bagenal
at Eastcote Studios, London, August 2001

Cover photography by Phil Nicholls
Hand tinted by Suzanne Osborne

Mastered by Tim Young at Metropolis, London

tindersticks would like to thank:
Alex Poots & Jo Paton, Dave Bedford,
Phil Nicholls & Emma Davies, Suzanne Osborne,
Martin Wallace, Philip Bagenal, Paula Frazer,
Mick Griffiths, Ian Youngs, Beggars Banquet,
Harry, David, Sid, Paddy, Nick & Robin
The bands: Les Hurleurs, Michael J. Sheehly,
David Kitt, & Piano Magic
The DJs: Nick Brown, Andrew Weatherall,
Johnny Chandler & Arthur Baker

And a special thank you to Paul-Henri Wauters,
Laurence Collignon and all at the Botanique, Brussells
for all their support

← ‘recordings’

  • live at the botanique
    9th – 12th may 2001

  • Trouble Every Day
  • El Diablo En El Ojo
  • A Night In
  • Buried Bones
  • Tiny Tears
  • If She’s Torn
  • Can Our Love…
  • People Keep Comin’ Around
  • I Know That Loving
  • CF GF