Thursday, March 01, 2007

Walking with GOOD SHOES

I love this band. It keeps me up when I'm walking out from the subway rushing to get to work.

Good Shoes
is an emerging English indie pop band, hailing from Morden, London. The four-piece are becoming well known for their upbeat, technical guitar pop, characterised by their three singles to date. The band have drawn comparisons with both modern bands (The Futureheads for example) and "classic" bands (such as The Jam and The Buzzcocks). What has been particularly remarked upon about the band are the unique vocals of Rhys Jones, producing a clear sound for the band.

The band's first single "Small Town Girl" was released in 2005, which garnered them a sessionYoung And Lost Club Records. 2006 was the band's breakthrough year, with an EP called "We Are Not The Same" and then their first full single "All In My Head" released to critical acclaim (not to mention mentions in NME Magazine) and an appearance on the Carling Stage at the Reading and Leeds Festivals which led to their first TV appearance on the BBC2 festival coverage. They set up a competition for 300 people to get a picture on their next single "The Photos On My Wall"; this became their first single to enter the UK Singles Chart, entering at number 48 on 6 January 2007. on Xfm. This was released before the band had signed a proper deal and was released independently through


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