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A Little Treat From 1994…

in 1994 TEXAS played a great gig at the Tramway theatre in Glasgow, and the ‘past daily’ website loaded a little gem some time ago during the Texas25 release (its […]

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Texas – Solheim Cup

TEXAS headlined the opening ceremony of the international Solheim cup golf tournament at Gleneagles on Thursday to a super enthusiastic crowd who definitely were up to party. Sharleen worked her […]

Summer 2019

Summer…summer…summer time – we have noticed a few future festival dates springing up on the internet for our fave Scottish band who are currently having a break. 13th July – […]

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One For The Road… TEXAS Finish Tour On High

TEXAS have come to the end of what has been an exceptional tour for the album Jump On Board, after nearly 2 years on the road travelling as far afield […]

Southside Poster 1989

A1 promo poster from the early days of TEXAS featuring a great shot of the band. This item was printed in the US by Polygram London and at the bottom […]

This Day in 1989…

26th August 1989 was the day that TEXAS played to a sold out Wembley Stadium crowd supporting Simple Minds…check out some of these awesome videos which are still up on […]

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Greatest Hits Tour Programme 2001

In Oct 2000 TEXAS released The Greatest Hits album which peaked at no.1 in the UK becoming the band’s third album to be a no.1 hit. It spanned 1989 to 2000 […]

Why Believe In You 1991

OK finally given in & I’m just going to start adding the official releases as well as they are still technically memorabilia at the end of the day & there […]

V Festival 2001 Programme

Today back in 2001 TEXAS headlined the main V stage of V Festival UK alongside Red Hot Chili Peppers at Chelmsford before going on to do the same the following […]

Festival Season 2018 Continues

So TEXAS festival season for 2018 marches on even after Sharleen was rushed home from Denmark for emergency surgery on her neck… The ultimate performer she was back on the […]

Dec 1989 La Cigale, Paris Ticket Stub

Following on from the last piece of vintage French memorabilia logged, we are adding a ticket stub from the same month of that formative year. TEXAS played 2 nights at […]

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Dec 1989 French Magazine Article

So another slice of awesomeness from France in the shape of a pristine 1989 BEST Magazine (not even sure this publication exists anymore?)  The front cover from Dec 1989 features […]

Right Back To The Start

A dear friend gifted this little gem to me and its awesome! we love Spain and we love the energy of spanish fans. A rare 1989 two track Spanish Promo […]

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White On Blonde Belgian Telecard 1998

A blast from the past, 1998 and the White On Blonde Era.  A dear friend passed the details on this one over for us to add to the archives of […]

Jump On Board 2017 Tour Book

Newsflash – ‘Jump On Board, The Book’ is now available for pre-order Featuring a series of never before seen photos from on stage and behind the scenes, its sure to […]

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2018 Festival Season Begins!

Hi guys so another year & another set of dates ahead for our favourite band TEXAS… don’t miss out and make sure you go buy your tickets a.s.a.p there are […]

UK Tour Ends On A High

Congrats to TEXAS and all of the crew on an amazing sold out UK tour which ended last night in Plymouth, next up Europe & the rest of the world…! […]

Tour Reminder 2017

Don’t forget the new 2017 UK, European & World tour has started…if you haven’t got a ticket yet, then head over to the official TEXAS site for listings, but do […]

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Band Tour Button Badges 2015

Finally getting round to cataloguing merch from back in 2015… TEXAS 25 was released on 16th Feb 2015 via the PIAS label and followed with an extensive UK & European […]

Midnight – CD Promo June 2017

A single track promo CD has been floating about for a few weeks now, but we are unsure if there is a planned official release date for this. A great […]

Texas Lanyard – Porchester Hall

As per our last post TEXAS played an intimate Amazon Prime live gig at Porchester Hall in London on 16.06.17 (we didn’t even know Amazon did these till now, but […]

Texas Guitar Pick – Jump On Board

TEXAS played a great set on Friday 16.06.17 for Amazon Prime at Porchester Hall, London… And some lucky fans were fortunate enough to get a few guitar picks fired into […]

Texas Isle Of Wight Festival – 10.06.17

TEXAS played Isle of Wight Festival this weekend on the main stage to a massive crowd on saturday 10th July 2017. Check out the video here for S.W.Y.W Still got it…! […]

Texas BBC Music Day – 09.06.17 Glasgow Barrowlands

TEXAS played an absolutely amazing set as part of the BBC Music Day at the iconic Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom on Friday 9th June 2017. With support from the Scottish Symphony […]

Exclusive Gig At Porchester Hall – London 16th June 2017

Don’t miss out…only 600 tickets for this intimate gig which is exclusive to Amazon Prime members, and will include a pre-gig Q&A session.  Promises to be an interesting evening at an amazing […]

Heineken Music Hall Token 2001

Money…Money…Money…Money…Mo-nneeyy!……read that in the same tone the O’Jays sang it (indulge us… yes, its Friday, its been a long week earning the ‘mean green’) Jumping back to the year of […]

Back In Time…When We Are Together Promo CD

So….TEXAS have been around for a while….yes? and that means an abundance of Merch & promos from across the years. The purpose of this blog is to try to catalogue those […]

Jump On Board 10 Track Promo CD 2017

Promo CD no.2 for the new album Jump On Board and the set is complete! Remember to buy the official album head over to Texas.uk.com where it is available in […]

Jump On Board 6 Track Promo CD 2017

So… promo CDs are always interesting. For the TEXAS 2017 release of Jump On Board, there appears to be 2 versions, this is the 6 track version which we are presuming is […]

Tell That Girl – CD promo 2017

2nd promo single from the new album ‘Jump On Board‘ which we have luckily got our hands on…! Colour photo sleeve with white printed CD consisting of 1 track ‘Tell […]

Jump On Board – Cassette

Smile…go on, just smile! This what this item will make you do, part of the official album release you can pick up a signed TEXAS tape cassette over at the official […]

Album Release – 21st April 2017

Well the new album is officially released and has been out for a few days now….! Sounds like a winner to us, for a band that has been around as […]

Tell That Girl – Single Release 28/03/17

Super fast 2nd release from the new album this month with the launch of ‘Tell That Girl‘ a tune with a cool Blondie vibe! The album is shaping up nicely with […]

Let’s Work It Out – CD promo 2017

Promo CD for single Let’s Work It Out from the upcoming new album Jump On Board which is due for release on 21st April with the above single already being available […]

New Tour 2017

Just a little update Texas are hitting the road again with a new album for 2017… first batch of UK dates have been announced for later this year! Tickets on […]

Happy New Year!

Jeez its been a almost a year since the last post…oops, sorry! What a year its been though, with TEXAS celebrating 25 years on the road, a series of amazing gigs […]

I Don’t Want A Lover Sheet Music U.S

Every now and then you come across a piece of memorabilia from a while back that you haven’t seen before, and we love this 1989 A4 sheet music for I […]

Ardeche Aluna Festival Drinks Cup

Well the sun was well and truly out in the south of France for this festival at the beginning of June 2014.  With temperatures soaring fans climbed to the top […]

Conversation Tour Coffee (Or Tea!) Mug

Southside style logo black gloss ceramic mug – from ‘The Conversation’ tour 2013. A great way to start the day, this generous coffee mug is still available to buy over at the […]

Texas Tour Keyring

Wow how time flies! Well we did have fun shopping in the Merchandise store pre-Christmas and got our hands on this funky little vintage style metal red & white TEXAS keyring,. […]

Once In Our Lifetime – Spanish Promo 1998

Winter is here so we thought we would brighten things up with a summery sunshine promo of the past.  It isn’t Summer Son, but the Spanish version of the 1 […]


Texas have launched a new Merch site where you can buy all the items available on tour…!!! Great if you missed the chance to pick up some gear TEXAS Merch […]

Ticket Stub, Munich Germany Nov 2013

Well its been a busy month of hectic travel and gig attendance in Europe and the UK (hence the lack of keeping up with posts let alone sleep!) If you […]

French Press Mag, Jazz Pulsations Nancy, France

Well the European leg of the conversation tour has kicked off with a sure footed bang!  Having traveled across Spain and France performing, TEXAS the band are now currently in Germany […]

Dry Your Eyes CD Promo

Yes… its time for another Promo release for a forthcoming single.  Whilst the band are on the road the 3rd single from The Conversation will be released on the 18th […]

Detroit City T-Shirt Some Still Available

Just for everyone’s info there are still some Detroit City promo T-shirts available to buy at the TEXAS official site…. so if you are looking for the perfect Christmas pressie […]

A2 Colour Photo Ricks Road Era Andrew Catlin

One of our most prized TEXAS collection items, an original A2 sized photograph taken by the fabulous Andrew Catlin for the Ricks Road promo – This is one didn’t make the […]

Magazine Interview DeMorgen 19 June 2010

Its always cool when you come across a publication that has a TEXAS reference on the cover, admittedly its usually Sharleen, but its still very cool to see this Belgian publication […]

The Hush 1999 Concert Ticket Stub

Anyone else miss photo gig tickets…? Yes us too! We think it is a travesty that the likes of ‘ticket******’ have cornered the market and mass produce horrible faceless tickets […]

Racines Et Avenir – Roots & Future Image Collection Book 1999

We simply love this ‘Racines Et Avenir’ TEXAS poster book which was created in 1999.  With the most amazing collection of imagery and biography of the band and members, it […]

Carnival Girl Weekly Show Reel 36/03 Date: 15 September 2003

Super unique DVD featuring the video from Carnival Girl on a Universal Music International Weekly showreel promo pack from 15 September 2003. We love that TEXAS are featured on the […]

When We Are In Glasgow CD

A fine collection of live TEXAS recordings created under the pressing name of ‘Roach Records’ we don’t know much about these guys or how bootleggy this CD is? but we […]

Say What You Want The Collection

This recent CD deserves a place in the TEXAS collection as it was a welcome boost to bridge the void between albums.  We have logged in Red Book because it […]

The Big One Studio & Live 1999 CD Germany

1999 CD from Germany with a pressing label of GEMA.  This was a great selection of studio & Live tracks from the classic no.1 album The Hush.  Rare to come by […]

Black Eyed Boy Radio CD

Following the huge success and number 1 airplay hits with ‘Say What You Want’ and ‘Halo‘, TEXAS released ‘Black Eyed Boy‘ as third single from ‘White On Blonde‘ in 1997. […]

Lone Star CD France 1999

This is probably one of our favourite Live CDs (bootleg? it all seems a bit too polished & familiar 😉 ) but a great French CD with tracks from French […]

Extracts From Mothers Heaven Promo Set

Lovely A3 promo set from 1991 which included a CD with extracts from the forthcoming album Mothers Heaven and tape cassette version (yes we really are that old!) all presented […]

Drinks Token Ciney Festival Belgium 2013

We were in Belgium on Saturday 31st August for the annual Ciney Festival to see TEXAS perform as the headline act after their amazing evening in the Swiss village of […]

The Southside Interview Clock

This piece was always something that we thought was quite random (we didn’t really get the purpose of it) but it still deserves a place in the TEXAS history of […]

White On Blonde Advance CD

The White On Blonde advance cd was produced by Mercury in 1996 ahead of the album release in 1997.  It was a simple promo in open white card sleeve with […]

You Owe It All To Me

Limited edition acoustic CD package with 3 exclusive colour postcards from 1993.  This super gloss card packet contained a jewel case cd with tracks: 1. You Owe It All To […]

I Don’t Want A Lover Vinyl Look DVD Belgium 2004

Very lovely TEXAS DVD from Belgium in 2004 of I Don’t Want A Lover with ‘the original classic singles released on DVD video’.  It was presented in a nice matt […]

Fan Art Scarf Lokerse Festival 2013

We were lucky enough to be in Belgium this summer for the legendary Lokerse feesten, a great 10 day festival of music which TEXAS closed on the final evening on […]

So Called Friend CD Tin

Probably one of the more famous TEXAS music memorabilia items from 1993.  The ‘So Called Friend‘ single came in a stylish black round tin box.  It included black and white […]

White On Blonde Interactive Songbook CD Rom

This interactive CD-Rom songbook package was produced in the year 2000 by Universal music and was said to allow you to learn step by step how to play all the […]

Why Believe In You Limited Edition Box Set

Well I didn’t really plan on uploading any info on standard studio albums/singles to this blog, but sometimes there are special limited editions that deserve a place in the halls […]

The Hush UK Promo CD

The Hush UK Promo cd is from 1999 and heralded the era of slick smooth TEXAS.  A 12 track sampler, it was produced in a black glossy card sleeve with […]

Red Book French Promo USB

As part of the French Promotion for Red Book in 2005, this customized USB key featured the familiar star font TEXAS logo and branding for the album launch.  It came complete […]

White On Blonde Chord Book

In 1997 White On Blonde went to No. 1 in the Uk music charts before going on to sell in excess of 1.8 million copies.  It included fabulous hit singles […]

I Don’t Want A Lover Newspaper Ad 1989

Great piece of TEXAS memorabilia with a sultry shot of Ally McErlaine brooding over his guitar.  This A4 newspaper advert also featured a list of UK tour dates for that […]

Detroit City 1 Track Promo CD

Stylish promo 1 track radio mix of Detroit City.  The video has just been released to youtube & the single is due for launch on 12th August 2013.  We were […]

The Conversation Tour Promo Card A5

Promo for this new album has generally been great thanks to Peter for finding this one. This time its a double sides A5 promo card listing the Uk tour dates […]

Texas Chord Songbook

Published in 1999 by IMP (International Music Publications) the TEXAS chord songbook showcased 16 songs with complete lyrics, guitar chord boxes etc.  A nice addition to the memorabilia collection and […]

Black Eyed Boy French Promo Marketing Card

Unusual gate fold French Promo & marketing card for Black Eyed Boy & White On Blonde. Listed inside were marketing dates for TV, radio & press as well as competition […]

Studio Slides & Road Nights

I’m sure that someone somewhere knows the history of the Studio Slides & Road Nights albums, but I have heard so many urban myths, that I’m not exactly sure who […]

Melody Maker 1998

This is one of our favourites! In 1998 TEXAS were due to play the main stage at V festival in the UK, and Melody Maker Magazine put them on the front […]

The Conversation Tour Poster A3

Be sure and make sure you have your tickets for the upcoming TEXAS UK tour this November 2013.  We have been impressed with the amount of posters that have been […]

Ricks Road A4 Promo Poster

In 1993 the Scottish band TEXAS released the Ricks Road studio album which included 3 Top 40 UK singles, ‘so called friend’, ‘You owe it all to me’ and ‘so in love with […]

The Hush Promo CD Photo Set

Another sought after piece of TEXAS promo memorabilia is The Hush CD Promo Photo set. With high gloss photo cards, sky blue coloured promo CD album + biography this super […]

Cornbury Festival 2006 Wall Banner

Sometimes things just happen that make you smile!….This banner is one of the MASSIVE on site adverts that were at Cornbury Festival in July 2006 lining the fence when TEXAS performed […]

The Hush Promo Aromatherapy Kit

In 1999 TEXAS released The Hush which debuted at no.1 in the UK and went on to remain in the album charts for a total of 43 weeks.  This promo item […]

Texas Melody Maker Advert 1989

Iconic shot of Ally McErlaine from the Prayer For You single cover, used in a 1989 Melody Maker magazine promo advert from 18th November. An A3 colour newsprint piece that […]

Texas CD Travel Case

Even in the day of digital downloads this limited edition Texas CD travel wallet is a great music accessory on many road trips for lots of fans.  A useful and […]

Careful What You Wish For Fortune Cookies

I’ll be honest…I’ve no idea why these arrived on the scene, other than a nice hook for the promo of the new album in 2003.  Housed in a funky red […]

I’ll See It Through Promo CD

Stylish promo CD for the single I’ll See It Through from 2003 created for the French market. Taken from the Careful What You Wish For album it came complete with […]

Texas Programme Newmarket Nights 2006

Prior to the 2011 set of racecourse gigs, Texas also performed at the same set of venues in the UK in 2006 to promo the Red Book Album.  This racecard […]

Red Book Promo Postcard

This simple double sided promo postcard was produced for the single ‘Can’t Resist’ and ‘Red Book’ album promo.  Measuring 10.5 x 15cm it was full colour and included the code […]

Carnival Girl Promo CD

Another ‘Careful What You Wish For’ item today from the archives of 2003.  This great promo CD pack came in black & white photo print A5 cardboard wallet and contained […]

Carnival Girl Post It! Mini Disc

“Your Hit to Go!” That is what the CD label says.  This unusual mini disc was created as a promo for the German market in 2003.  With 2 tracks from […]

Guitar Picks

These Texas guitar picks really stand out from the crowd.  Created for the band members, they are a great memorabilia find and many lucky fans have been able to hold […]

The Conversation 4 Track Album Sampler

Thanks to a friend we recently came across this 4 Track album sampler for ‘The Conversation’. Released under exclusive license by [PIAS] in 2013 this promo CD sampler comes in […]

Greatest Hits Piano Vocal & Guitar

Following the success of TEXAS ‘The Greatest Hits’ which peaked at no.1 in the Uk charts in 2000, there were a number of variations of the album and promo items […]

Tired Of Being Alone

This TEXAS Acoustic EP is from a limited edition of 5000 created in 1992 and distributed following the release of the album ‘Mothers Heaven’ in 1991.  The Tired Of Being […]

Summer ‘Sun’ (Son)

Wow is summer finally here? We think it might be! and what better way to kick back in style than with a TEXAS beanie hat.  We were really glad when […]

That Telecaster

This is probably one of the coolest shots from the TEXAS early days of Sharleen with her iconic black and white Telecaster.  Inspired by Joe Strummer of the Clash, the […]

Texas Programme Newmarket Nights

Every now and then a gig happens at a weird and wonderful location.  In 2011 Texas played a series of UK gigs at local racecourses around the country where a […]

Greatest Hits Media Box Set

This is probably one of the most popular and sought after pieces of promo memorabilia associated with the band TEXAS. ‘The Greatest Hits’ media box set was produced for the […]

Red Book French Promo

As part of further promo for Red Book a French 2 track extract was distributed in the media pre-album launch.  Our copy is in a sealed cellophane cover with promo […]

Time For A Coffee

Anyone fancy a cuppa…? We certainly do when it is a TEXAS coffee mug.  Not entirely sure which era this mug is from, think possibly Red Book tour – or […]

Sleep CD Slipcase & The Weirdest Thing Ever!

Sometimes memorabilia can go a bit weird…  Take the ‘Sleep’ single for instance – nice slipcase, funny video and then the weirdest item of the collection for sure! Comedian Peter […]