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Tell us a bit about yourself? Baby Names are a two-piece band from Leeds. We play emo/punk music with lots of energy and strong melodies. Big influences include bands such as Modest Mouse, The Hotelier, Algernon Cadwallader.

There are a lot of emerging artists in the UK right now. What sets you apart from the rest? We do everything ourselves. We booked all 35 of our shows in 2017 without any help and we even released a 7-inch lathe vinyl DIY. As a band of only a year old, we've toured the UK 3 times and have plans for further afield for this year.

What’s your back-story? A special thing about music is the way that people can relate to it. We've felt that ourselves, listening to the bands that inspire us. Being able to connect to a song, knowing that somebody feels the same way about something can be comforting and up lifting. We write music because it helps us express ourselves and how we're feeling, so for anybody to relate to that at all means the world.

What are you working on at the moment? We're currently assembling a new EP due out at some point in 2018, as well as booking a long tour for the coming summer!

What's the first song you remember hearing? Busted - Year 3000

You're in a Karaoke Bar - What's your go to song? A-ha - Take On Me

What was the first gig you went to? Paramore

Which song do you wish you'd written? You Missed My Heart - Mark Kozelek

Which song changed your life? Golden Days - Whitney

Which song would you like played at your funeral? Low Light Assembly - The World Is A Beautiful Place

What song is stuck in your head right now?Favorite Show - Great Grandpa

What was the first Album you bought? Tigers Jaw Self Titled

Which song made you want to play music? Paramore - Feeling Sorry

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Date Wednesday 14 February 2018 at 19:00
Address The Key Club, Merrion Street, Leeds, United Kingdom, LS2 8LW
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