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Hidden Charms / November 2015 English Tour

 
By on Monday, 9th November 2015 at 8:00 am
 

London guitar rock quartet Hidden Charms have announced a list of UK tour dates to accompany the release of their upcoming single ‘Love You Cause You’re There’ on the 20th of November.  The new single comes after the band’s recent success with double-sided single ‘Dreaming of Another Girl / Long Way Down’.  Editor Mary recently featured a live version of ‘Dreaming of Another Girl’, and you can hear a stream of both tracks just below the tour date listing.

Hidden Charms will play a warm-up show at Southampton’s Indiependence Festival on the 14th of November before embarking on the following three headline shows.  They will play another series of UK live dates at the end of the month supporting YAK.  A full listing of Hidden Charms’ upcoming tour dates can be found here.  TGTF’s previous coverage of Hidden Charms is right back here.

Monday 16th November 2015 – Manchester Gullivers
Wednesday 18th November 2015 – London Lexington
Thursday 19th November 2015 – Stourbridge River Rooms

 

Live Gig Video: Hidden Charms perform ‘Dreaming of Another Girl’ for Burberry Acoustic

 
By on Tuesday, 21st July 2015 at 4:00 pm
 

In Burberry’s ongoing series of acoustic sessions starring the well-dressed and well-heeled UK bands that turn their heads, young London four-piece Hidden Charms take their turn performing for an exclusive video. Like in their previous track ‘Sunnyside’ that we featured as a MP3 of the Day last summer, this performance of ‘Dreaming of Another Girl’ shows its bluesy, effortless cool (check out those shades!), even within the limitations of an acoustic performance. Watch the live performance below.

 

MP3 of the Day #871: Hidden Charms

 
By on Tuesday, 17th February 2015 at 10:00 am
 

If you’re like me, you often wish the ’60s never ended. The crisp sound of guitars and drums, unfettered by unnecessary electronic faffing about, with a commanding voice drawing you in. Young London band Hidden Charms caused a big stir in both in Britain and America last summer with their first track for the public ‘Sunny Side’. It looks like they’re set to continue on that trajectory with latest track ‘It’s Time’, produced by Nick Waterhouse at Sound City Studios. The band describe how the song came about:

We recorded the song with Nick in a day, it was very spontaneous, we didn’t think about it too much. Its a song about anticipation, waiting for something to happen. I think when your in a band you don’t always have a lot of control over where your heading and most of the time that’s the situation you find yourself in…waiting.

The band are giving ‘It’s Time’ for free download. Listen to the track below and if you like it, grab it for your very own by clicking that download button.

 

MP3 of the Day #850: Hidden Charms

 
By on Tuesday, 12th August 2014 at 10:00 am
 

In context of Northern laddish bands the Crookes and Frankie and the Heartstrings and more recently High Hazels, I suppose finding another band reworking the ’50s/’60s vibe to their advantage isn’t surprising. However, this band we’re offering up a free mp3 from this morning is neither Northern, nor do they play straight rock ‘n’ roll.

Enter Hidden Charms, a young (19-year olds) four-piece from London. Singer Vincent Davies (hmm, that surname’s interesting…) channels the memory of an early Mick Jagger or a young Eric Burdon, as heard in their song ‘Sunny Side’, which features a simplistic yet fatally catchy guitar melody. Listen to and grab the track for your very own below.

 
 
 

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