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New Meiosis Album out now!

Hello everybody!

I hope you are well.

The brand new MEIOSIS album 'Be Nice To Everyone' will be out
now & you can order it via Bandcamp!

Available on download, CD and for the first time ever, a limited edition 12" vinyl!

We have spent a lot of time and effort making this and I think it's the bee's knees! This is my first album in a few years and I'm very proud of it & rather excited!

We hope to see you all in person soon,
All the best,
Martin x

Hear the music, watch the videos and join the Meiosis fans here:



Whether online, offline or on an open-air truck (no, seriously!), there will be another gig soon showcasing Meiosis' new album.


An irregular series of blogs by Martin 'Meiosis' Thompson to make you think, laugh and cry can be found here.


Check out the brand new podccast on a totally new theme - the Geeks' Guide to Newcastle! Details of all podcasts can be found here.

Meiosis On Twitter

omething Funny Happened On My Way To Utopia (self release)

This is Newcastle-based singer/songwriter Martin Thompson’s fourth album, and, as with his previous three, and due to the wonders of home-recording, he has played every note on it. And he remains as idiosyncratic as ever, writing pop songs that come out of the leftfield and addressing topics such as controversial Newcastle councillor T. Dan Smith, and the notion that his music sounds “Bowiesque” (Pull The Ladder Up, Jack – sounding, appropriately enough, like an off-cut from Aladdin Sane).


Songs For 20 Something Year Olds (self release)

Meiosis is actually Newcastle based Martin Thompson, a talented so-and-so who certainly knows his way around a wonky tune with added Scott Walker style flavours. There are touches of Bowie too (from the tuneful playfulness of his Hunky Dory period to the avant-clatter of Low). And you’ve got to love a tune called Roald Dahl which has the refrain: "We miss you… When I die, be dignified.


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