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Tell us a bit about yourself?
We are a boisterous four-piece born and bred in Bristol. Inspired by the likes of The Rolling Stones, The Black Keys and Jack White, we are naturally drawn to dirty, raw Rock N Roll.
There are a lot of emerging artists in the UK right now. What sets you apart from the rest?
Full of attitude and a reckless love for what they do, Bordello create an electric performance everywhere they go; on or off stage. Our music brings back everything that was loved about 60's and 70's rock into the 21st Century.
What’s your back-story?
The band was born from a drunken night out, and it has remained much the same; a concoction of raw, boozy swagger. We think our music relates to everyone to a certain degree, the attitude and feeling goes to those of an older generation who yearn for music of times passed; and our lyrics represent our generation, one that we feel needs introducing to real music with a message.
What are you working on at the moment?
We are currently in the studio writing. This year we aim to release four new singles accompanied with videos. We are also in the process of creating a live studio performance.
What's the first song you remember hearing?
George: Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
Ollie: Roadhouse Blues - The Doors
Alex: Helicopter - Bloc Party
Jake: No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley
You're in a Karaoke Bar - What's your go to song?
George: Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
Ollie: I am The Walrus - The Beatles
Alex: It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Jake: You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall and Oates
What was the first gig you went to?
George: Muse - Devon
Ollie: Black Label Society - Bristol
Alex: Enter Shikari - Bristol Jake:
Arctic Monkeys - Cardiff
Which song do you wish you'd written?
George: Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones Ollie:
Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
Alex: Whats The Story Morning Glory - Oasis
Jake: Breathe - Pink Floyd
Which song changed your life?
George: Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Ollie: Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Alex: Dance Dance - Fall Out Boy J
ake: It's a Long way to the Top - AC/DC
Which song would you like played at your funeral?
George: House of The Rising Sun - The Animals
Ollie: Way Back When - Kodaline
Alex: Tarantula - Pendulum
Jake: Into the West - Annie Lennox
What song is stuck in your head right now?
George: Tusk - Fleetwood Mac
Ollie: From Eden - Hozier
Alex: Nintendo Wii Music?
Jake: Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
What was the first Album you bought?
George: Led Zeppelin - IV
Ollie: Ace of Spades - Motörhead
Alex: Permission To Land- The Darkness
Jake: Does This Look Infected? - Sum 41
Which song made you want to play music?
George: The Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix
Ollie: Fight - No Vacancy (School of Rock Intro)
Alex: Hot For Teacher - Van Halen
Jake: Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry