The Unlikely Candidates

The Unlikely Candidates

credit: Zach Burns

The Unlikely Candidates - Ringer

Based out of Fort Worth, Texas, the Unlikely Candidates are an indie rock band initially formed as an acoustic duo by childhood friends Kyle Morris and Cole Male in 2008. Eventually expanding the lineup to include guitarist Brenton Carney, bassist Jared Hornbeek, and drummer Kevin Goddard, the band was also able to expand its sound in bigger, more sweeping directions. In 2013, the band signed on with major-label Atlantic and released their debut EP, Follow My Feet. In early 2016, the Unlikely Candidates returned with a hooky new single in "You Love Could Start a War," which made a strong showing on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart. ~ Gregory Heaney

Genre: Rock
Subgenre: Alternative
From: Fort Worth, TX