This month, Vic Galloway has more on Veronica Falls who are touring now with The Drums. They’ll be in Portland tonight and Vancouver tomorrow. Also on tour this month – Admiral Fallow in Dublin, Jack Bruce in Norway and Aiden Moffat with RM Hubbert in Berlin.
Veronica Falls by Vic Galloway
After the demise of The Royal We and Sexy Kids, Glasgow-based indie obsessives and scenesters Roxanne and Patrick moved to London and formed the excellent Veronica Falls. A new outfit very much in awe of the classic C86 sound, they throw in some unbridled 60’s nuggets, garage rock’n’roll and even a wee touch of goth into the mix to create a 2 boy, 2 girl pop machine.
Since putting the band together and writing the songs, the buzz has been quite intense on the London circuit and a deal was recently struck with Bella Union records in the UK, home to Fleet Foxes amongst others. Their debut album is out now and it’s a fantastic collection.
Almost every song could be a single and shows them as a real force to be reckoned with, albeit in an understated, self-effacing, gloomy kind of way. They now embark on a a lot of touring with bands such as Dum Dum Girls and The Drums, other bands with a huge acknowledged debt to the halcyon days of classic indie-pop. Catch them on the West Coast of the USA this week and enjoy their moody brilliance!
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Veronica Falls – Found love in the graveyard
Veronica Falls – Bad Feeling
Scotland on Tour this month
No upcoming concerts or festivals.
Photo Credit: Benoit Barneoud