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KID CUPID

Sounds likeOH WONDER, LONDON GRAMMAR, LITTLE DRAGON, SOHN
LocationLondon

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North and South collide to create anthemic Alt-Pop. The Geordie front woman’s alluring vocals cut above gritty, pulsating rhythms and powerful harmonies.
Born out of a sweaty south London room, Kid Cupid mix immersive soundscapes with a captivating, live performance.

Kid Cupid have built quite a reputation around London for their mesmerising live set with headline shows at The Garage, Proud Camden and Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen already under their belts. Now, having received support from the likes of 6 Music, BBC Introducing and Amazing Radio, they hope to charm listeners across the UK and beyond with their euphoric fusion of sounds and thought-provoking social commentaries.

The latest release from the band is 'Easy', delving into the harsh realities of addiction and the internal conflicts of self-destruction, Easy juxtaposes a sense of fragility with blissful electro-pop sounds. The band are currently writing their debut EP due to release this year (2018)

In the press:

'Nostalgic and calming – this London-based act exudes infectious energy and charm in their fusion of upbeat electronica and indie pop to deliver a style full of visceral and intense liveliness’ (Nakid Magazine)

"...throbbing, pulsating beats and glitchy electronic hooks with swooning melodies..." (celeb mix)

''...creating utterly euphoric layers of sound alongside Laura Shaw’s rich, soulful vocals. With shades of the likes of Oh Wonder and Little Dragon, we cannot wait to hear more of Kid Cupid’s dreamy, sonic delights throughout 2018...'' (Get In Her Ears)

''...utterly infectious and instantly addictive treat for the ears...'' (Fortitude Magazine)

'With a neon soundscape, infusions of wavering bass, nifty riffs and luscious rhythm leaves scope for it to be injected onto the dancefloor. Whilst snare drums add an enchanting tribal twist' (The National Student)

From the band:
Between us all our influences are so diverse we draw from things like punk to soul music. At the beginning, we thought this could be an issue but it’s actually been our greatest asset and helps us transcend genres. We actually love drawing inspiration from film scores like Drive!

Can you describe your sound in 5 words?
Dark, Soulful, Cinematic, Gritty, Fun

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KID CUPID's Next Gig

Date Friday 2 February 2018 at 17:49
Address Nambucca, Holloway Road, London, United Kingdom, N7 6LB
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