You need flash!
no cover -  

CHVRCHES

synthpop electronic electropop indie seen live

    CHVRCHES (pronounced as "churches"; stylised as CHVRCHΞS) are a Scottish band from Glasgow, formed in 2011. The group consists of Lauren Mayberry (lead vocals, occasionally synths and samplers), Iain Cook (synths, guitar, bass, vocals) and Martin Doherty (synths, samplers, vocals). The group's debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, was released on 20 September 2013.

    Previously, Mayberry was a member of the bands Boyfriend/Girlfriend and Blue Sky Archives. Mayberry is a trained drummer and also did a four-year law degree, followed by a Masters in journalism. Cook was a member of Aereogramme and The Unwinding Hours and also wrote music for film and TV. Doherty was a live member of The Twilight Sad. According to Mayberry, "Iain and Martin went to university together so they've known each other for quite a long time".

    The band started in October 2011 as a studio project between the long time friends Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. Cook already knew Lauren Mayberry from working with Blue Sky Archives and suggested her as a potential vocalist for the project.

    CHVRCHES were influenced by acts such as Prince, Tubeway Army, Robyn, Depeche Mode, Kate Bush, Cocteau Twins, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Laurie Anderson. The band write, record, mix and master everything in a basement studio in Glasgow.

    In May 2012, they released the song "Lies". In the same year, CHVRCHES toured with Passion Pit, as the opening band for their concerts and also toured on their own. "Lies" ranked at number 28 on NME's Best Tracks of 2012. CHVRCHES also came fifth on the BBC's Sound of 2013 list.

    On 25 March 2013, they released Recover EP. They performed at SXSW and won the Inaugural Grulke Prize (for Developing Non-US Act). The band also supported Depeche Mode on four shows in July during their The Delta Machine Tour 2013.

    On 20 September 2013, CHVRCHES released their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe. The album is supported by the singles "The Mother We Share", "Recover" and "Gun".

    Links: official site at chvrch.es | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud | Tumblr | Vimeo


    CHVRCHES db0e95f44ac5bde6f39c0fc6eb4cbe27 CHVRCHES f8570b84afed600abbb45420f609c236 CHVRCHES 21c7595cf0737072f4448e52b47650f9 CHVRCHES 176a8aff03069ee78195ca7cd3e38441 CHVRCHES 6342052d1cdff80396a8493abb3156f9 CHVRCHES 5a4b4a8377e941f37b76324da8a4af3f CHVRCHES b34ba0d3f5014dad8754317e2d97e3a3 CHVRCHES 8829efcbb1c1460ba79f0fbc3d129046 CHVRCHES b05f3b6cdb604d7b43b7fdd8a430d47f CHVRCHES bbf5aed3f4344d7d88bc9f549e5e76d9 CHVRCHES 2d90b9c876c1c382fd669070a88a8389 CHVRCHES d9fb144e07e32604ea8e2061ba4f2ca5 CHVRCHES 84de77bd6b723c4ac611abf3545905c6 CHVRCHES 57bc01f7b1e8ee9760421a5e300cce4b CHVRCHES a1bc414709b644acabad9d69d69b6682 CHVRCHES 3cf041260c14b5a3127b00568067f0a2 CHVRCHES 2ecad360d91420c4e48009fcd0edef50 CHVRCHES af78b83486d045cca94e3014568f8f99 CHVRCHES 34fc805a28654d629e73fe60775d226b CHVRCHES 123db3344fae2afd5a14343124c8f265 CHVRCHES db23aed4944f4d1e9f0097f85caee87c CHVRCHES 80618a4f69403577c8df5e8a40c6c1c2 CHVRCHES 4e7720a681a8b6a00c101d41cbbc0d62 CHVRCHES 16a3293e86bbf726c78f7c08c90deeff CHVRCHES 3635b549d9a24c9acc3db73599a9a302 CHVRCHES 6a2523d3d3754e0ece158c00c8c977d9 CHVRCHES cf7c2cd1e3b59f716880976aefacf6b8 CHVRCHES d64376526c019ba61553c8c56b4d118f CHVRCHES 3df085fb2771428fadefb999d49ad2bb CHVRCHES 7b03a5f70a2047c799e8907269601175 CHVRCHES d610d9f0df8444ffc445991fd60d0a72 CHVRCHES e64b3628ed1e47bb89cb6b11aaa77f9b CHVRCHES 3a31548650091f52bb012fe8cafb6efe CHVRCHES 2cba1a717d274555c5131a86508bf6ae CHVRCHES 1a57831d81964ae6b757e8261f64d1c4 CHVRCHES fb2f51c340eb444a85fb916962529eb4 CHVRCHES 5edb69d900b542dd8c1b722604d68de2 CHVRCHES 6f679eb0d10e4e2ccebe069b95bfa554 CHVRCHES 2a6d43f76669522b0fa8ff3ded7514df CHVRCHES 4b52f296e76343eec385cd976596a48f
    TOPlist