Introducing ... Little May
... Beautiful cry. (...) The three girls from Down Under manage each of their songs to miss and prove that there is indeed something is still worth to show sincere and vulnerable a huge load of magic. Let pick you, of melodies so mysterious that time pauses for a moment. - Excerpt from the announcement v. Hurricane Festival 2015
A dark mass of texts, honest, haunting melodies and to vote overruling: The Sound of Little May may be difficult to access - terms like indie, folk, pop and rock are simply too vague; even well-intentioned attempts as "Femme Folk" and "Ghost Folk" take it only partially - but that you are dealing with representatives of the latest generation of songwriters that you notice immediately. Inconsistent and epic, complex and anything but bulky, this sound comes from the springs of three friends who know each other for ages: Annie Hamilton, Liz Drummond and Hannah Field. 2012 in Sydney founded, recorded the Soundcloud account of Little May after 18 months Over one million Plays (now there are nearly two million), not to mention three million Spotify Plays, 800,000 views on their YouTube Channel and a self-titled debut EP, in recent months around the around the Globus caused a sensation.
Since it with "Boardwalk" have submitted their debut single, her name it twice at the top of the Hype Machine charts while Little May Australians also AirIT community radio charts and mashing up their songs at the transmitter Triple J went to high rotation. Fearne Cotton from BBC Radio 1 counted on this side of the equator to its first fans, and after massive airplay in the UK (eg even with XFM, Amazing Radio and BBC Radio 2) were the first two concerts in London, which took place late last year, in an instant sold out. Since then, Little May from Guardian hailed as "act to watch" and her image graced the pages of Sunday Times - Ample recognition So, although the three have only just released an EP with five songs.
are also in the States Little May already occurred in sold out venues, including New York City, where they were officially counted as part of the CMJ Music Marathon at the "11 Breakout Acts of CMJ". After a concert at the US branch of Rough Trade, where they performed together with the Cold War Kids, a paean of NPR-man Bob Boilen, the inclusion in the list of "Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015" in the US -Huffington post (were where mentioned in the same breath also Broods, Mark Ronson and Vic Mensa) and a double-page spread in nylon Mazine managed the three young girls from down Under even the top 50 of the US college radio charts ( # 44 "most added") to crack.
Back home in Australia, they are meanwhile already occurred in the opening act of Rodriguez, Big Scary, Bernard Fanning and Mikhael Paskalev and have, moreover, shared the stage with the likes of Lorde, Haim and Cloud Control (at St. Jerome's Laneway Festival). Supported by bassist Mark Harding and drummer Catriona Hunter, counted their appearance at the Splendour In The Grass 2014 - where they shared the stage with Asgeir, Foals, Lily Allen and Foster The People shared - of the highlights of the festival; completed since Little May even a sold out headlining tour of Australia and be in touch soon with Angus Julia Stone go on tour.
Now available Little May, whose hypnotic Single "Hide" their first EP "Little May" meanwhile nearing 1-million-play mark is on Soundcloud, with their debut album in the wings. Currently again on tour in Europe and the US, they play this summer several big festivals (for example, Great Escape, Reading / Leeds) and are in this country during Southside Festival and the Hurricane Festival occur.
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