Sleeper split In 1998 and walked purposely away from the limelight. Wener carved out a career as a successful novelist. Drummer Andy Maclure and John Stewart - Sleeper’s guitarist - both became lecturers in music studies. The band reformed in 2017 and played to sold out shows across the UK before joining forces with their 90s producer Stephen Street, (Blur, The Smiths, Cranberries) to record new music. The band’s 4th album The Modern Age is set for release in March 2019 alongside a nationwide tour.
Sleeper are: Louise Wener, Andy Maclure, Jonathan Stewart, Kieron Pepper