The Locomotives' new single, 'Carnival' was released on March 15th 2011 and is available to download on iTunes and Spotify. It is taken from their upcoming debut album which will be released at the end of this year. The song 'Carnival' was produced by Adrian Bushby, who has also produced for successful bands like Muse and the Foo Fighters.
The London based band formed in Brighton in the mid-2000's under a different name but are originally from Bedford. The line-up remains the same, however; it consists of: Greg Watson (bass guitar); Valdis Stekelis (lead vocalist and rhythm guitar); Chris Payne (lead guitar) and Valdis' brother George Stekelis (drums). The band have a diverse range of influences, from the Beatles and the Kinks, to DJs such as Fatboy Slim and the Chemical Brothers, to Disney songs.
The Locomotives have also played sold out shows alongside bands such as 'Jamaica'; 'Brother'; 'Little Comets' and 'Mona'.
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