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Lanterns on the Lake


Newcastle Upon Tyne UK-ENGLAND



Lungs Quicken

From the North East of England, Lanterns on the Lake play a sparkly blend of cinematic post-pop. With their starry songs and lustrous melody, this band are quietly creating something truly magical, displaying both a quiet melancholy and a soaring intensity. Since forming in 2008 Lanterns on the Lake’s unique approach to music has seen them self-record, self-produce and self-release two EPs ‘The Starlight EP’ and ‘Misfortunes & Minor Victories’ as well as recent single ‘Lungs Quicken’. The band have been championed by the likes of Steve Lamacq, Huw Stephens and Lauren Laverne and are currently gaining a reputation for their stunningly beautiful live performances with notable dates over the summer including Glastonbury and End of The Road Festival. Following their signing to Bella Union, the band closed 2010 with a special performance at The Union Chapel in London on December 16th supporting Radiohead’s Philip Selway and Peter Broderick. “Some of the loveliest, swooping celestial lushness we've heard in quite some time” Drowned In Sound “Luscious, swoonsome, lovliness that tugs the heart strings..”  NME “In the coming year, remember the name Lanterns on the Lake.” KEXP Radio, Seattle  
“.... breathtaking, down-at-heel folk and cinematic balladry” Metro “This is lush, grand and stratospheric stuff.” TLOBF   
“Their big, beautiful sound is perfect” The Fly

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Friday March 18



Central Presbyterian Church

All Ages

200 E 8th St


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