credit: Tom Mason (Twin Moon)

Kidsmoke - Rising Sun

“Their songs to date are like exquisite, detail-rich pastoral pop miniatures, all lovestruck or lovelorn lyrics, perfect chord progressions, dovetailing harmonies and jingle-jangling guitars.” – The Sunday Times (UK).

Kidsmoke are Lance (Vocals/Guitar), James (Bass/Vocals), Sophie (Guitar/Vocals) and Ash (Drums). Their shimmering brand of dreamy indie-pop has seen them make waves from their native North Wales (UK). The 4-piece recently landed a Netflix sync deal (Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror) which saw them receive widespread support, including from BBC 6Music's Steve Lamacq who described the band as "delightfully melancholy". They were also personally selected to perform along side The Joy Formidable at Robert Smith’s Meltdown Festival.

Kidsmoke note The Smiths, The Beatles, Wild Nothing and Real Estate among their many influences and have garnered a reputation for well-crafted, melancholic-pop nuggets. Their debut album is set for release in 2019 - Lance Williams "Our music tends to follow a light and dark theme, which is especially noticeable on the album. Musically the album is full of bright, poppy and hopeful sounds but is counterbalanced by darker lyrical themes".

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Genre: Pop
Subgenre: Rock
From: Wrexham, UK-WALES