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If you're on the lookout for a fresh blend of Pop Rock and Indietronica with a dash of Indie Pop vibes, The Kites should definitely be on your radar. This Leeds-based band, comprised of the talented brothers Joe and Ollie from Otley and Ilkley, along with Jake and Elodie, has been making waves with their energetic and epic sound. Their latest single, "Drunk In Japan," is a taste of what's to come from their self-released second EP, slated for later this year.

"Drunk In Japan" is a compelling introduction to the world of The Kites. It's a track that hooks you in with its infectious energy and a sense of unadulterated happiness. The band's sound draws comparisons to the likes of The 1975, Lovejoy, Sea Girls, and Blossoms, yet The Kites have a distinctive flavor that's uniquely their own. It's the kind of music that makes you want to throw an impromptu house party, as noted by Amazing Radio.

The Kites' journey began when Joe and Ollie met Jake at school, and fate brought them together with bassist Elodie at a songwriting workshop. Now, as they all study in Leeds, their punchy indie pop guitars and lyrics that resonate with their generation create a sound as ambitious as their band's name suggests. With a dedicated fan base already rallying behind them and a debut festival slot on the DORK stage at Live At Leeds In the Park, it's clear that The Kites are a band on the rise. Their upcoming headline show at The Wardrobe in Leeds is already generating buzz and is expected to be a sellout.

If you want to experience the magic of The Kites, start by giving "Drunk In Japan" a listen. It's a sonic journey that encapsulates the band's exuberance and musical prowess. And if you're hungry for more, don't forget to check out their debut EP "Postcode," featuring tracks like "Premiere," "Film," "Myself," "Jaded," and "LS21." The Kites are certainly a band to watch, and their star is on the ascent in the world of indie music. Listen now.


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