Manual Exposure #010 - Sad Boys Club

Our Manual Exposure series took us to Truck Festival this summer, when we gave London indie new boys Sad Boys Club a Lomography single-use camera to capture all their adventures at the festival. Lead singer Jacob, talks us through each photo.


The gang takes on Truck Festival.

The gang takes on Truck Festival.


Mac loves a well-organised, family friendly, health and safety conscious, helter sketler inclusive festival. He's progressive af.

Mac loves a well-organised, family friendly, health and safety conscious, helter sketler inclusive festival. He's progressive af.


No, I do not know a single Metallica record. Don't @ me.

No, I do not know a single Metallica record. Don't @ me.


Chris’ pre-show ritual. Do not go for a Greek with him.

Chris’ pre-show ritual. Do not go for a Greek with him.


Hell of a turnout for these calves.

Hell of a turnout for these calves.


If I had to guess, I'd say these moves belong to the performance of our hit single 'Chic Chic'. Maybe our famously well received cover of Natalie Imbruglia's 'Torn'?

If I had to guess, I'd say these moves belong to the performance of our hit single 'Chic Chic'. Maybe our famously well received cover of Natalie Imbruglia's 'Torn'?


The van is a pensive. Reflecting on the memories we've just left those fine folk of Truck with, and the ones we are about to create for those in Cambridge [supporting Bombay Bicycle Club]. This is what music is about. #nowplaying 'Cancel on Me' - Bombay Bicycle Club.

The van is a pensive. Reflecting on the memories we've just left those fine folk of Truck with, and the ones we are about to create for those in Cambridge [supporting Bombay Bicycle Club]. This is what music is about. #nowplaying 'Cancel on Me' - Bombay Bicycle Club.


It can get very real in here. Is it too real for ya?

It can get very real in here. Is it too real for ya?


Had sunk quite a few margaritas by this point. I (Jacob) struggle with quite severe anxiety before going on stage, sometimes I just need a little love from the boys to get me through.

Had sunk quite a few margaritas by this point. I (Jacob) struggle with quite severe anxiety before going on stage, sometimes I just need a little love from the boys to get me through.


There I am. Made it. I have a very elongated neck, this often occurs in photos, I sometimes wonder if that's how I'm going about in regular life and everyone's too kind to point out 'you've got a very elongated neck'.

There I am. Made it. I have a very elongated neck, this often occurs in photos, I sometimes wonder if that's how I'm going about in regular life and everyone's too kind to point out 'you've got a very elongated neck'.


An essential phrase of the rock ’n' roll canon.

An essential phrase of the rock ’n' roll canon.


But we're just nice guys really.

But we're just nice guys really.


No photos, please.

No photos, please.


Not too sure what the results were of the bowling but boy, did we have a big day out. Look forward to the next time.

Not too sure what the results were of the bowling but boy, did we have a big day out. Look forward to the next time.