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The Light Show

Sounds likeArctic Monkeys, Oasis, Kasabian
LocationLeeds

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Tell us a bit about yourself? We're a 4-piece indie band based in West Yorkshire! Our biggest influences are Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian, Oasis, The Enemy, The Libertines and Pigeon Detectives amongst others!

There are a lot of emerging artists in the UK right now. What sets you apart from the rest? We're fast-paced, riff-driven, sing-a-long indie with catchy melodies, massive guitar and bass hooks and relatable lyrics!! Our sound is most comparable to Arctic Monkeys but we definitely offer something new, something you haven't heard before. We love our live performances and so do our fans, they're full of energy and we leave nothing on stage! We recently supported 'Antarctic Monkeys' in front of a full house at 'The Wardrobe' in Leeds.

What’s your back-story? Our songs are about being young, having fun and making mistakes. About all the characters that we all know and love. From songs about the local liar to anthems about pubs and clubs and the inevitable kebab shop fights.

What are you working on at the moment? After forming in April 2017 we released our debut EP 'Brodrick Barricade' in September 2017. We're currently spreading the word with our live shows as well as writing new material for 2018!

What's the first song you remember hearing? Something by Bob Dylan, Bryan Adams, Elvis or Rod Stewart probably- all stuff from the parents record collection! Let's go with 'One Night Love Affair' by Bryan Adams!

You're in a Karaoke Bar - What's your go to song? Stacey's Mom - Fountains of Wayne!! Obviously

What was the first gig you went to? Chilli Peppers at Sheffield Don Valley Stadium about 2004ish...still got the Stadium Arcadium t-shirt!

Which song do you wish you'd written? Slide Away by Oasis or Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve

Which song changed your life? First song I bought which got me in to 'guitar music' as opposed to 'pop' ...Save Tonight by Eagle-Eye Cherry!!

Which song would you like played at your funeral? Tubthumping - Chumbawamba...my Grandad genuinely had it at his!! ...'I get knocked down'....

What song is stuck in your head right now?A new one of ours we've just written called 'Liar Liar'!! Can't wait to play it live for the first time at our next gig! It's fast and loads of fun! Definitely get people jumping about!

What was the first Album you bought? Morning Glory by Oasis...off to a great start!

Which song made you want to play music? Get What You Give by New Radicals. Awesome tune and a very inspiring message!!

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Date Friday 17 November 2017 at 19:30
Address The Exchange, Russell Street, Keighley, United Kingdom, BD21 2JZ
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