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.
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