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For all the Indie rock fans out there and also for all the people who are just looking for new good music I’ve got some new for you. The 4th of April, of this year, Glasvegas released their new CD named ‘EUPHORIC///HEARTBREAK\\\’. The album contains eleven songs, each of them better than the other one.
The Scottish indie rock band, originally from Glasgow returns with its unique style. The band began to play in small bars in Glasgow and in 2008 with their first debut of their album Glasvegas got an immense recognition, leading them to the second position in the UK album charts. One year later, the band style and music was admired and rewarded, leading to nominations for the Mercury Music Prize.
In a survey of 150 leading music journalists in the UK, “BBC News Sound of 2008 Top 10 Poll, the band was in the list of the best new bands in fourth place. The official comment from the BBC: “Glasvegas draw inspiration from rockabilly and pop from the Fifties and Sixties and build with their melancholic guitar music her own, Wall Of Sound ‘. It sounds about as if Jesus and Mary Chain play Grease’Soundtrack would. “
Glasvegas has gain the reputation of being one of the best live bands of the kingdom.
“The band, the sound, the state of mind — is being heralded as “The Greatest New Rock and Roll Band in the World” (NME, June 21, 2008).
Front man James Allen invented the band name Glasvegas, “. In the past, Scotland has always been very good at it, to make themselves down, each singing in a slightly American accent. I wanted a band name that is proud and straightforward. There are certain words that are the only way out from a bubble. “
For James writing music came naturally. His poems with pop melodies he heard in his head connect with each other. “A boy who was with my sister bought her a guitar,” he recalls. “I plucked the strings and it felt pretty good. I learned a few chords. Where we come from, nobody plays guitar and has this kind ambitions. When I told my family that I play guitar, I thought that it was something great, but everyone just said, ‘Oh, okay. Cool. “
With all this success and fame, the band still maintains itself in the right track, producing more music and enjoying their career. For James, Rab, Paul and Caroline Glasvegas is a way of life. “We get along with each other and we love to,” says James. “We started as friends and we have a strong foundation that can withstand a lot of pressure. That’s great, man, just what I wanted. I’m much better off in a rock’n'roll band than in a football team. “