Showstar website:

Showstar's MySpace profile:

4,000,000 Telephones' MySpace profile:

Friends' MySpace profile:

A video of 4,000,000 Telephones performing French Girls on German TV during their 1986 tour is on YouTube.

A video of Showstar performing Mad On Your Sister and Get Drunk at a surprise gig for Pure FM's third birthday is on YouTube.

Summerhouse releases can also be bought online from the following outlets: and

Friends singer and songwriter William Jones is interviewed in Sweden by Tommy Gunnarsson for Penny Black's online magazine. The lengthy interview, in three parts, covers the band's origins, influences, and subject-matter for Friends lyrics. Go to

Vinyl Japan have released Friends album Let's Get Away From It All and 12" single The First Day of Spring on vinyl.

Fairview Studios, Hull, where Friends have recorded several albums and singles:

Friends song You'll Never See That Summertime Again is included in the latest in the Sound Of Leamington Spa compilations from Firestation Tower Records in Germany. For news of this and details of the first compilation, go to:

Friends drummer and percussionist Martin Parker has a parallel career as a graphic designer, artist and photographer. Martin has designed many record covers and CD booklets for Summerhouse, including recent releases by Friends and Southbeach. To see Martin's work go to: