The Amazons (band)

The Amazons
The Amazons, Hippodrome, Kingston (35535297535).jpg
Background information
OriginReading, Berkshire, England
Genres
Years active2014–present
Labels
  • Fiction Records
Websitetheamazons.co.uk
Members
  • Matthew Thomson
  • Chris Alderton
  • Elliot James Briggs
  • Josef Emmett

The Amazons are a rock band from Reading, Berkshire, formed in 2014. The band's debut album rose to number 8 in the UK album charts.[1] They have also been named a band to listen to in 2017 by NME, The Independent and BBC Radio 1.[2][3]

The band were included in MTV's and the BBC's Brand New for 2017 and Sound of 2017 longlists respectively.[4][5] AllMusic described them as an indie rock group known for crafting catchy and melodic arena rock anthems suitable for singing along.[6]

  1. ^ "Radio 1 Future Festival report: The Amazons say new guitar bands can learn from their grime counterparts". Music Week. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  2. ^ Yates, Jonathan (2017-01-21). "The Amazons chat beginnings and debut album". getsurrey. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  3. ^ O'Connor, Roisin (2016-08-30). "New music to listen to this week: The Amazons". The Independent. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference mtv2017 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  5. ^ Cite error: The named reference bbc2017 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  6. ^ Cite error: The named reference :1 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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