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KIDSMOKE + SORRY GRACE + THE HONEYMOON SUITE + SUPER LEMON DAYS
Indie Midlands presents:
KIDSMOKE + SORRY GRACE+ THE HONEYMOON SUITE + SUPER LEMON DAYS
Formed in 2013 in Wrexham, North Wales, Kidsmoke consists of: Lance Williams (Vocals/Guitar), James Stickels on (Bass/Vocals), Sophie Ballamy on (Guitar/Vocals) and Ash Turner (Drums).
Their 3rd EP Save Your Sorrow was released in June 2017 after having been awarded the Horizons Launchpad Fund from BBC Cymru Wales/Arts Council Wales. The EP was recorded with Russ Hayes of Orange Sound Studios, Penmaenmawr with artwork from local Welsh artists Mike Payne and Andy Garside. Singles from the EP have made it onto the airwaves nationwide, including BBC Radio 6 Music, Amazing Radio, Radio X and a live session on BBC Radio Wales with Janice Long.
The four-piece note The Smiths, The Beatles, Wild Nothing and Real Estate among their influences and have garnered a reputation for producing well-crafted, catchy indie-pop nuggets with a dynamic, well polished live-presence to boot.
“If you class yourself as a die-hard fan of indie music, Welsh band Kidsmoke will make for a very exciting proposition” – Indie Shuffle
“Sounding something like Wild Nothing had Jack Tatum grown-up within the grey concrete confines of a city only slowly finding its feet.” – GoldFlakePaint
“Echoes of peak period Aztec Camera” – The Devil Has The Best Tuna
“I bloody love Kidsmoke. No fuss or stupid melodrama, just great, great songs.” – Adam Walton, BBC Radio Wales