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The High Points

Sounds likeRed Hot Chilli Peppers, Chic, Average White Band
LocationNorwich

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Tell us a bit about yourself? The High Points are an original band from Norwich, currently consisting of; Ethan Keens-Soper, Matt Cranswick and Jonathan Cant. A self-proclaimed “indie-funk” band, the genre-twisting group formed in January 2017 and play an eclectic collection of originals. Influenced by artists like: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chic, Average White Band, The Beatles and The Kooks. We look up to them as big influences on our sound.

There are a lot of emerging artists in the UK right now. What sets you apart from the rest? The High Points are an original band from Norwich, currently consisting of; Ethan Keens-Soper, Matt Cranswick and Jonathan Cant. A self-proclaimed “indie-funk” band, the genre-twisting group formed in January 2017 and play an eclectic collection of originals. Influenced by a wide ranging variety of musicians, The High Points manage to blend 70’s funk/disco nostalgia with clean riffs and raw vocals to create a truly unique sound.

What’s your back-story? A lot of our songs talk about about live and also have a escapist feel for people to have a good time.

What are you working on at the moment? We are currently on our first EP with our new drummer, Jonathan Cant who joined us this March, We currently are under the watchful eye of ADS Records with a 2 year recording contract due to be signed in the summer and plan to promote our new EP with a promo-tour and then a UK tour in the autumn.

What's the first song you remember hearing? Can't Stop - Red Hot Chili Peppers

You're in a Karaoke Bar - What's your go to song? Le Freak - Chic

What was the first gig you went to? U2 - Slane Castle - 2001

Which song do you wish you'd written? While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles

Which song changed your life? St Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band - The Beatles

Which song would you like played at your funeral? Prince - Purple Rain

What song is stuck in your head right now?Let's Dance - David Bowie

What was the first Album you bought? Blood Suger Sex Magik - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Which song made you want to play music? The Beatles - Hey Jude

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Date Saturday 21 April 2018 at 19:00
Address Banham Barrel, Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norwich, UK, NR16 2HE
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