“The gifts are a eclectic mix of Folk, Indie, Americana, Country and EDM that transcends identity but roosts in the familiar resonant tones of Shaun Kelly’s warm harmonic melodies. Songs of spirited sing along highs and crepuscular intense lyrical content and atmosphere. ”
It’s fair to say Shaun Kelly has been around the block in his bizarre career. From being asked to collaborate with music legend Andy Taylor of Duran Duran to musing on how to apply makeup before a gig in port-a-loo meeting with madcap sixties legend Arthur Brown, to providing the musical entertainment for his sister in law’s night on “Come Dine with Me”. Which she won.
Leading this collective of musicians emerging from the the heart of the UK. The band have been collaborating on new sounds that mix elements of west coast guitar pop with classic British melodic agendas.
The debut single instantly made single of the week on the James Whale Radio Show.
Next came national coverage on BBC TV and radio for the next releases with another tune being showcased on the ground breaking TV series “Civilisations” on BBC1.
BBC Radio Wales and Ulster also got on board followed by support from BBC introducing which lead to live sessions on BBC London and BBC West Midlands.
The debut LP ‘The Boy on the Bench’ has been highly praised in the UK music press as well as catching the ear of a host of influential websites and bloggers. Live shows across the UK festival scene last summer also set the bar for what to expect when the boys pick up their instruments and head for the road. Look out for the gifts in 2019.
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