Paul Smith turns cameraman

When you ask Paul Smith to compose a tour diary, you don't expect the Maximo Park to return with the usual snaps of sweating roadies.

Putting the same taste for observation into his photographs as he does with lyrics the singer has crafted a unique memento of the band's recent UK tour.

Finishing a spectacular year Maximo Park played a final trio of shows across the UK. Taking in dates at London's Royal Albert Hall as well as jaunts to Manchester and Glasgow, the shows found the band on terrific form.

Taking time out to record some special moments for ClashMusic, Paul Smith managed to show us just what it feels like to head out on tour with Maximo Park.

"On tour, I try to pick up on the smaller details. Here are a few of the sights that caught my eye on our latest three UK dates, from derelict buildings to delicate decorations" - Paul Smith.

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