The Standalones

Chapter Five

Ken Preston

02 June 2024

Silhouette of a rock band against a spotlight and the words The Standalones

“Alright, so this is what’s happening,” Chris said as Max trundled along London Bridge. “We’ve got two gigs coming up, one tonight and the second one tomorrow. And then on Monday we’ve got an audition with a major record label.”

“That’s amazing!” Chloe said.

“Yeah, well, it would be if we actually had some demos to play them.”

“Oh.”

“So the plan is,” Matt continued, “that we play the two gigs and use the money we get paid from them to hire studio time and record a couple of demos before the meet and greet on Monday afternoon.”

Chris grinned. “But now we don’t need to worry about all that.” He gestured at the holdall at their feet. “With this cash, we can hire a studio today.”

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