2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

The Dunwells

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Listen to Hurts


This is the story of how to build a band from the ground up. The Dunwells, who are
about to release their second album Light up the Sky, are a quartet from Leeds whose
music is intimate yet epic, and whose songs are full of headphone moments that
prompt shivers, but also possess the kind of choruses that could be sung back by the
crowd at them in stadiums. The Dunwells have already made an impact in America
with their 2013 debut album Blind Sighted Faith—having hit singles and playing them
on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, appearing at Lollapalooza and Red Rocks—but now
their sights are set closer to home: to make an even bigger impact in the UK, and to
become a great British band.
“Hey now, it’s been a long time coming,” sings frontman Joe Dunwell on the single
“Hey Now.” “I’ve been ready for a while.”
In an era where success must seemingly come overnight—if it is to come at all,
The Dunwells offer contrary pr...

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