The Hummingbirds release new music video for ‘Out Of The Rain’
Always synonymous with great music, there’s no doubt Liverpool has a fantastic musical heritage, birthing a unique sound traced through the songs of musical icons such as; The Beatles, Cast, The Coral, Echo & The Bunnymen, Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Farm, The Zutons, The La’s, The Merseybeats, Teardrop Explodes and more recently Circa Waves… maybe it’s the accent, maybe it’s the culture, perhaps its just growing up surrounded by the unbeatable music of those who have gone before. For sure there’s something special and undeniably recognizable about a band coming out of Liverpool, The Hummingbirds are no exception. It’s impossible to discover this band without a frisson of excitement, without doubt there’s a strong possibility they are destined to join the line up of Mersey’s greats.
The Hummingbirds are a born and bred Liverpool five-piece, with Jay Davies on lead vocals / guitar, Mic Kountis on guitar / backing vocals, Matty Brougham on rhythm guitar, Ryan Lewis on bass and Richard Smith on drums / backing vocals. Growing up on the streets of Merseyside the 23 year old lads have been heavily influenced by music from the 50’s / 60’s but deliver a 21st Century take on that heritage, creating their own contemporary melodies, hook – laden choruses and dropping harmonies into Americana tinged acoustic guitar riffs, like sugar sweetening a great British brew.
With their feel good tunes and songs of love and heartbreak they are already selling out their live gigs, leaving their ever-increasing audiences screaming for more. They cite their influences as The Eagles, The Beatles, The Hollies andJohnny Cash, reaching a growing fan base of nearly 20,000 twitter followers and close to 7,000 Facebook fans.
Friday 6th November sees the release of the band’s first EP, ‘Out Of The Rain’ with accompanying tracks, ‘Awaiting Your Call’ and ‘Home’, on their own label, Gladstone Recording Co. They will be playing dates around the country during October / November / December with 2 London dates – 14thOctober at The Islington and 8th December at The Barfly, and The O2 Academy Liverpool on 28th November. Their debut album ‘Pieces of You’ is due for release March 2016.
S/c link EP : soundcloud.com/
Website : www.wearethehummingbirds.com
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Twitter : twitter.com/thehummingbirds