LANY // Leeds University Union @ Leeds University Union, Leeds [7 December]

LANY // Leeds University Union


64
07
December
19:00 - 23:00

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Leeds University Union
LS2 9 Leeds
The Event:

“I’ve always fallen head first into any relationship,” begins LANY frontman Paul Klein, discussing the emotions that fuel LANY’s passionate, hazy and enthralling debut album. “I only know two speeds: 0 and 100.”

The topic of accelerating from 0 to 100 might just as easily be applied to his band’s extraordinary rise. When Klein and bandmates Les Priest and Jake Goss put their first song online in 2014 they had no social followers, no fans and no photos; within weeks their play counts were leaping up exponentially, and their take on modern alternative-pop was building up a steady following.

By the time LANY formally released the first in a series of EPs the band had established their own lane on music’s crowded highway. Billboard praised the group’s “lush, luxuriant” alternative sound when ‘I Loved You’ dropped; by 2016, and the release of Where The Hell Are My Friends, The Line Of Best Fit were praising LANY’s music for its “swooning melange of gilded vocals, spidery riffs, and dusky synths”.

Much of the music that propelled them to multi-million-stream success was recorded out of aux sockets. “It was very do it yourself,” Klein smiles. “We were led by conviction and instinct — writing and recording simultaneously. We didn't demo anything. We had zero followers on Twitter, SoundCloud or Instagram. We just decided: let's make a band, stick the music online ourselves, and see what happens.”

Flashforward to the summer of 2017 and the band have now finished a debut album whose recording — vocals and instruments captured through smartphone apps, songs recorded as they were written then pulled together on antiquated old PC software — reflects the spontaneity and impulsiveness of the love stories bursting out of every song.

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About the Venue:

The 1000 capacity Stylus venue is an award-winning main room club and live events venue at the heart of the Union’s venue complex on -2 of the Union Building. With a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, multiple dance floors and amazing views of the enormous main stage, Stylus has something to offer everyone.

Stylus has been hot-listed as the venue to play if you’re on the way up, recently hosting gigs from the likes of Rizzle Kicks, Foxes, Duke Dumont, Ellie Golding, Public Enemy and loads more…

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