The first few bars of this record by Young Rebel Set have an uplifting beat, and comforting northern vocal, enough to make you smile. The voice shifts, from track to track, between The Coral's James Skelly, and Liam Fray of The Courteeners. The overall sound of the record is of joy, and the nostalgic indie cosiness of a cool band walking at the seaside, an atmosphere reminiscent of when The Kooks were cool, but with slightly more technical finesse. The sound is chipper, cheerful, something you can bop to in your bedroom, but the upbeat musicality is juxtaposed with poignant, melancholic, fairly dark lyrics, which gives the songs a depth often lacking with other bands.
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Stockton based band the Young Rebel Set have announced their new single, 'Red Bricks' will be released on August 21st. It is taken from their debut album, 'Curse Our Love', which is out now on the label 'Big Flame'. The single will come with an exclusive B-side, 'Fingertips'.
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Seven piece folk band Young Rebel Set have a ''gang spirit'', but admit they have come to blows in the past.
Young Rebel Set have a "gang spirit", but admit they have come to blows in the past.
The seven piece folk-pop outfit have two sets of brothers in the group, and admit touring can be cramped affair as they share one van - which means things can get a little heated between them every so often.
Guitarist Andy Parmley exclusively told BANG Showbiz: "We've come to blows in the past, but not for a while. My brother almost broke his hand when he was punching me one time.
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Young Rebel Set once stayed in a slaughterhouse while on tour in Austria.
Young Rebel Set once stayed in a slaughterhouse while on tour.
The 'Measure of a Man' band have been all across Europe touring their brand of storytelling folk tinged pop - which has led to them visiting some particularly weird venues, although one night in particular sticks out for them - when they had to stay in a converted slaughterhouse.
Guitarist Andy Parmley told BANG Showbiz: "In Austria we played in a slaughterhouse, which was really, really creepy.
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Following on from two self-released singles last year North-east outfit Young Rebel Set bring out this collection to bridge the gap until their debut album. Now nearing the end of a run of UK shows, the summer sees them playing across Europe.
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