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Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello, good evening and… bienvenue! Le French M.I.S  celebrated the 40th anniversary of Madness in a French way : like in 2009, 10 years later, members recorded covers of some Madness songs in 2019. This time it is a digital Extended Play. Four tracks, no …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Good evening all! The big news this week is that Madness are due to return to France in 2020 for a festival in the northern regions. Cabaret Vert, in the national top ten of French Festivals, and takes place  in Charleville-Mézières, Ardennes. https://cabaretvert.com/artiste/madness/ The festival takes place …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome As we approach the tail-end of 2019 it’ll come as little surprise to the majority of readers to learn that Madness news has pretty much dried up for the time being. The band, like many of us, are taking a well-earned rest. And why not? …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Hello and a very warm welcome to this week’s issue of the MIS. Well, that’s it. It’s been one heck of a year, but the stream of gigs organised to coincide with Madness’ 40th anniversary came to a resounding climax this week as the band …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome 2019 is quickly drawing to an end, but this week a stack of new gigs were announced including several in Germany and the United States! In Germany, the band are now booked to perform in Koln on the 23rd August, with a visit to Berlin …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Evening all, The 2019 House of Fun Weekender may be a fading memory for many of you, but thanks to the efforts of our own Jonathan Young and a host of subscribers we have a meaty chunk of HOF coverage in this very issue. In …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome As this issue of the MIS winds its way across the vast expanse of the internet Minehead will be playing host to hundreds of tired but very happy fans as this year’s Madness Weekender draws to a close. All being well, we’ll have reviews and …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Last Sunday Madness performed at Camden’s famous Electric Ballroom in an eagerly anticipated 40th anniversary gig. Keeping with the 40 year theme, the songs played were all from the band’s early years with the majority from the One Step Beyond album. Online reviews have been …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Good evening and welcome to this week’s edition of the MIS Online Bulletin. As this email blasts its way out across the ether of the internet many of our readers will be watching Madness as they perform for one night only at Camden’s legendary Electric …

Hello, Good Evening and Welcome Evening all, The MIS team are DJing at Specialized “The Big One 8”, which takes place this weekend. In the Q&A held at the event, Thommo commented that he’d recorded a track with Paul Weller, which he describes as sounding rather Supertramps. Weller apparently likes …