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Welcome to the official Big Big Train website.

On this site you can order the albums English Electric (Part One & Part Two) and the Make Some Noise EP, as well as English Electric Full Power, which includes all three in one package. Additionally you have access to all the latest news and information on Big Big Train. To contact the band, click on our Community Page.

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Big Big Train live at Kings Place, London, 16th August 2015
Photo by Simon Hogg

"Stone and Steel" Release Date ; "Judas Unrepentant" Live Video Released

The release of Stone and Steel, originally planned for this year, will now happen on 7th March 2016. Alongside nine songs and documentary footage filmed at Real World in 2014, we have decided to include four songs from the Kings Place gigs this year, and to mix all performances in 5.1 as well as stereo. It hasn't proved possible to complete this work in time for a pre-Christmas release.


November half-price sale of Big Big Train merchandise at The Merch Desk

From now until the end of November 2015, all BBT merchandise is featured in a half-price sale at The Merch Desk. Products include t-shirts, hoodies, mugs, badges and bags:

Get your Christmas orders in!


Progradar interview with Greg

Martin Hutchinson has written a reminiscence of the Big Big Train gigs at Kings Place in August, and interviewed Greg for his reflections on the experience - the band's first live performances in seventeen years. You can read the article here.


Big Big Train play acoustic set in Cumbria

On Saturday 24th October, four members of Big Big Train performed a short acoustic set as part of Francis Dunnery’s CKDCF Charity Event at Egremont Town Hall, Cumbria. Other performers on the bill included Francis Dunnery, Dorie Jackson, John Mitchell, Peter Jones (Tiger Moth Tales), John & Wayne, Materya, Deborah Rose and John Gilmour Smith. Big Big Train closed the first set. The second half of the show was a set by legendary former Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant.


"Victorian Brickwork" Live Video Released

A video of the band playing "Victorian Brickwork" live at Kings Place, London on 16th August 2015 has been released on YouTube.

There is a short news item about it on the Prog magazine website.


July News Round-Up

Here's a quick round-up of news ahead of the Big Big Train London shows next month:


Nomination for 2015 Prog Awards

2015 Progressive Music Awards logo

We're delighted that Wassail (the track) has been nominated in the "Anthem" category for the 2015 Progressive Music Awards, taking place on 3rd September.

Details of all nominees and a voting form are at:


Wassail Promo Video Released

Wassail promo video image

We have released a promo video for the Wassail EP:

Filmed at Real World Studios last August, it's also something of a teaser for the Stone and Steel Live At Real World DVD which will be out later this year.


Big Big Train on Prog Magazine radio show

Phil Wilding

Danny and Greg were interviewed by Phil Wilding for the Prog Magazine radio show which will be broadcast on Team Rock Radio at 8pm (British Summer Time) on Sunday 10th May:

Amongst other things, the Wassail EP and the upcoming August gigs were discussed. Greg also chose a track by another band "that's been particularly meaningful or influential" for him. Tune in to find out what it was...



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