How would you describe your sound for people who don’t know you?

New wave alt-indie.

What’s next for you guys?

An awesome movie starring Nicholas Cage, then gigs at the Old Blue Last, London for fanthefire magazine (it’s free entry) on 23rd March and the Queen of Hoxton, London (cat lovers club night with Chapel Club) on 31st March. Oh, and hopefully a really buff summer on the festival circut. We’ve bookings in the pipeline. Oh… and promoting our latest single Stockholm.

Who were your main musical influences growing up?

Six in the band so this is well varied; Depeche Mode, Smashing Pumpkins, Paul Simon, Radiohead, The Cure, Blur…

Which song do you wish you had written?

Happy Birthday.

Have you got any advice for new bands starting off at the moment?

Think of the most emotionally painful moments of your life, remember how you felt and let it flow out of your fingers.

What are you listening to at the moment?

(Glances at Spotify)… We Are Augustines, Maccabees, Wild Palms and Death Cab For Cutie.

Would you ever consider writing a musical or a concept album?

Musicals suck. Concept album? Is that basically just a way of saying, um this is kinda an experiment? So if you think it sucks… It’s just ‘cos you don’t get art?!

Describe yourself in three words?

White Middle Class.

 

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