Gallagher-tested, Gallagher-approved, This Feeling have been a mainstay in promoting the latest indie bands from around the UK for years. They've tipped, among many others, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Blossoms, helping them reach as many people as possible with their career-firing tours.
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In February, they lended us their expertise in the newest of the new in indie, publishing their annual 'Big In' list with us. Now, here, you'll find one of those bands spotlighted every week. Get to know them a bit better and have a listen to their latest tune. First up, it's CRAWLERS...
Location: North West
Describe yourselves in 5 words...
Loud, fierce, energetic, exciting, fresh
Who are your favourite This Feeling bands chosen for Big In this year?
Venus Grrrls and The Kairos
Favourite album from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s and recent?
60s - Revolver The Beatles
70s - Rumours Fleetwood Mac
80s- Master of Puppets Metallica
90s - Ok Computer Radiohead
00s- Songs for the Deaf Queens of the Stone Age
Recently we have been digging the new Strokes album and Haim's Women In Music Pt. III
What inspired you to start a band?
In the beginning we were just so excited to be playing music as best friends and writing together.
What's your favourite part of performing live?
Definitely the energy from the audience, we played bouncing off our audience at gigs.
Tell us about your latest release.
We have just released a new track ‘Statues’ which is the first single off our upcoming EP. It was recorded by Chris Taylor in Parr Street. The song is a commentary on the events during BLM protests and the statues that were pulled down during them.
What do you have coming up?
This year we are releasing our first EP, which statues is on. We plan to play SoundCity and Futurama festival towards the end of the year.
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