A follow-up to Abandoned Dancehall Dreams, Stupid Things That Mean The World – Tim Bowness’s third solo album – was released on 17 July 2015 on Inside Out Music.

Produced by Bowness and mixed by Bruce Soord, collaborators included Peter Hammill, Colin Edwin, Phil Manzanera and David Rhodes.

The album reached No. 10 in both the official UK Rock and UK Vinyl charts, and No. 1 in Prog magazine’s July 2015 and August 2015 charts. In September 2015, Stupid Things That Mean The World was No. 9 in the first ever official UK Progressive chart.