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I Like Trains Launch Tea
The Quietus , June 30th, 2011 14:45

"Tea cannot be digitised!"

Quietus favourites I Like Trains, surely one of the most underrated bands in in the United Kingdom, have launched their own brand of tea. The band, who having written songs about Scott's doomed Antarctic mission know a thing or two or about what happens when you don't have a decent brew, believe that in a difficult time for music, tea overs a notable revenue stream. You can see a video where they explain this below, and here is an explanation about how the tea came into being: "The idea to produce our own brand of tea first to came to us whilst we were touring on the continent and having withdrawal symptoms for a decent cup of tea. It really started to take shape once the tour had reached Nottingham, and we were enjoying a pre gig tea or two in one of our favorite cafes, Lee Rosy’s Tea Room. We asked them whether they would be interested in collaborating on the project, and they were only too happy to get involved. The next step was blending the tea. Lee Rosy’s sent us a load of samples and we spent an evening making and sampling cup after cup of tea, until our signature blend was perfected. We have gone for a strong blend with a unique taste that is suitable for consumption with or without milk. In launching ILTea we now have a great excuse for touring with our own huge supply of quality tea!" Find out more about I Like Trains' tea here.

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