24 Oct 2014

Little Comets + support from Gallery Circus & the Carnabells

  • Venue: Leeds University Union
  • Doors:
  • Curfew:
  • Price(s): Advance Price £12.50 - all prices include booking fee of £1.50 per ticket
  • Age: Over 14s only

Little Comets

The Event:

Supports confirmed as:

Gallery Circus
The Carnabells

On 9 February 2009, the band released their début single “One Night in October” through Lucky Number Records on vinyl and via digital download. The single débuted at number 3 on the independent chart and received praise from BBC Radio 1 DJs Huw Stephens, Zane Lowe and Sara Cox, all of whom played the song on their respective shows.

Having signed with Columbia Records during 2008, the band release their second single “Adultery” on 26 October 2009. The band promoted the single by touring acting as support for bands such as Hockey, The Twang and The Noisettes. Columbia terminated the contract in 2010.

The band revealed in November 2010 that their début album In Search of Elusive Little Comets would be released in the UK on 31 January 2011 both digitally and physically. The album will be produced by their guitarist Michael Coles and mixed by Rich Costey. The album was preceded by a release of the track "Joanna" on 17 January 2011.

In May 2011 it was announced on the band's website and on other official outlets that drummer Mark Harle was leaving the band to pursue other opportunities. The band decided to move several shows scheduled for May to October of the same year. They have also stated that they are sure they will find a new drummer soon enough to perform at their summer festival dates.

The band's track “Dancing Song” was used in the Radox advert in the summer of 2012.

In January 2014, the band announced it would be releasing three EPs and an album in the forthcoming year, starting with The Gentle EP, released 23 February 2014 and followeLittle Comets are an English indie rock trio from Jarrow and Washington, Tyne and Wear. They are described as playing ‘kitchen sink indie’ music. In early 2009 the band were signed to Columbia Records and released their début album, In Search of Elusive Little Comets, on 31 January 2011. The band released their second album, Life is Elsewhere, on 15 October 2012 under Dirty Hit records.d by Salt EP, which was released on 16 June.

About the Venue:
The 1000 capacity Stylus venue is an award-winning main room club and live events venue at the heart of the Union’s venue complex on -2 of the Union Building. With a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, multiple dance floors and amazing views of the enormous main stage, Stylus has something to offer everyone.

Stylus has been hot-listed as the venue to play if you’re on the way up, recently hosting gigs from the likes of Rizzle Kicks, Foxes, Duke Dumont, Ellie Golding, Public Enemy and loads more…

 

For further information, please visit http://www.littlecomets.com/