CHVRCHES (pronounced as “churches”), is a Scottish electronic band that formed in 2011. The group consist of Lauren MayBerry (lead vocals) Iain Cook (guitar, bass, vocals, synthesizers), and Martin Doherty (vocals, synthesizers). The group’s debut album, The Bones of What you Believe, was released in September of 2013.
CHVRCES debut album spawned five singles including, “The Mother We Share,” “Recover,” Gun,” “Lies,” and “We Sink.” The lead single “The Mother We Share” becoming a commercial success, charting in the top ten in Belgium and Japan, as well as top Forty in the UK. It reached number 12 on the Alternative Songs chart in the U.S.
CHVRCES music style is electronic/synthpop. Neon Gold described their sound as “a godless hurricane of kinetic pop engery.” They have been influenced by the works of Prince, Depeche Mode, Cyndi Lauper, Whitney Housten, Elliott Smith, and more. The band writes, records, mixes, and masters their songs in a basement studio in Glasgow.
CHVRCES at Emo’ Austin
Friday, October 10, 2014
Doors: 10 PM
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