The track features Blur 's Graham Coxon and is much more guitar-driven than previous Bastille songs. It follows the "Pompeii" artists' album Doom Days , and is apparently one of a number of songs that Bastille's been working on, which may arrive ahead of a proper album release. We want to put it out now and not wait for the whole album to be done before. News National. ABC Audio. ABC News Radio. News Pages.
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The group began as a solo project by lead vocalist Dan Smith , but later expanded to include keyboardist Kyle Simmons, bassist and guitarist Will Farquarson and drummer Chris "Woody" Wood. After an independently released debut single and a self-released EP, the band signed to Virgin Records. The band was nominated for four Brit Awards at the ceremony , winning the British Breakthrough Act. Bastille debuted in July with their limited edition 7" single that featured the two tracks "Flaws" and "Icarus". Baker started to support Bastille on air, and the band began to find an audience. They released the EP Laura Palmer themselves later in The band also recorded and released two parts of their mix-tape titled Other People's Heartache for free. An accompanying video for the single was released on the band's official VEVO channel on 29 June , and digitally through Virgin Records on 20 August They later played a small headlining tour, titled 'Flaws Tour' in October , with Swiss Lips as their support act.
His band Bastille had been singled out to provide a cover for that hallowed totem of British festive culture — an honour bestowed upon the likes of Lily Allen and Ellie Goulding. We just wanted the music to speak for itself. But it was there on the second record. Given Bastille have been a household name for nearly seven years, this is a surprising statement. But Bastille have worked hard to avoid being identified and pigeonholed — actively seeking out sounds and collaborators that take them outside of their comfort zone. Lately they have collaborated with punk rockers Skunk Anansie, US indie darlings Haim and pop soulstress Lizzo, to name a few. While this is in part an attempt to keep fans fixated on their music, not on their faces, Smith says the variety is also down to them feeling comfortable. By Andy Richardson Feature Writer - andyrichardson1. Feature writer and food critic Andy Richardson interviews celebrities, writes columns and hangs out with chefs for stories that appear across all group titles. Browse the businesses in your area and find what is perfect for you.
The group began as a solo project by lead vocalist Dan Smith, but later expanded to include keyboardist Kyle Simmons, bassist and guitarist Will Farquarson and drummer Chris "Woody" Wood. The name of the band derives from Bastille Day, which is celebrated on 14 July, the date of Smith's birthday. After an independently released debut single and a self-released EP, the band signed to Virgin Records. The band was nominated for four Brit Awards at the ceremony, winning the British Breakthrough Act. As of February , Bastille have sold over nine million records worldwide. Sign in or Register. Bastille British indie pop band. Formed