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CHVRCHES

CHVRCHES (pronounced as "churches") are a Scottish electronic band from Glasgow, formed in 2011. The group consists of Lauren Mayberry (lead vocals, occasionally synths and samplers), Iain Cook (synths, guitar, bass, vocals) and Martin Doherty (synths,samplers, vocals). The group’s debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, was released on 20 September 2013.Previously, Mayberry was a member of the bands Boyfriend/Girlfriend and Blue Sky Archives. Mayberry is a trained drummer and also did a four year law degree, followed by a Masters in journalism. Cook was a member of Aereogramme an ...read more

CHVRCHES (pronounced as "churches") are a Scottish electronic band from Glasgow, formed in 2011. The group consists of Lauren Mayberry (lead vocals, occasionally synths and samplers), Iain Cook (synths, guitar, bass, vocals) and Martin Doherty (synths,samplers, vocals). The group’s debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, was released on 20 September 2013.Previously, Mayberry was a member of the bands Boyfriend/Girlfriend and Blue Sky Archives. Mayberry is a trained drummer and also did a four year law degree, followed by a Masters in journalism. Cook was a member of Aereogramme and The Unwinding Hours and also wrote music for film and TV. Doherty was a live member of The Twilight Sad. According to Mayberry, "Iain and Martin went to university together so they've known each other for quite a long time".The band started in October 2011 as a studio project between the long time friends Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. Cook already knew Lauren Mayberry from working with Blue Sky Archives and suggested her as a potential vocalist for the project.CHVRCHES were influenced by acts such as Prince, Tubeway Army, Robyn, Depeche Mode, Kate Bush, Cocteau Twins, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Laurie Anderson. The band write, record, mix and master everything in a basement studio in Glasgow.In May 2012, they released the song "Lies". In the same year, CHVRCHES toured as the opening band for Passion Pit, and also toured on their own. "Lies" ranked at number 28 on NME’s Best Tracks of 2012. CHVRCHES also came fifth on the BBC’s Sound of 2013 list.On 25 March 2013, they released the Recover EP. They performed at SXSW and won the Inaugural Grulke Prize (for Developing Non-US Act). The band also supported Depeche Mode on four shows in July during their Delta Machine Tour 2013.On 20 September 2013, CHVRCHES released their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe. The album was supported by the singles "The Mother We Share", "Recover" and "Gun". In 2015, they released their second LP, Every Open Eye. Their third album Love Is Dead, is scheduled for release in 2018. « hide

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LPs
Screen Violence
2021

3.7
255 Votes
Love Is Dead
2018

2.7
295 Votes
Every Open Eye
2015

3.5
618 Votes
The Bones of What You Believe
09/23/2013

3.7
1,031 Votes
EPs
In Search of Darkness
2021

4.3
2 Votes
EP
07/10/2013

3.5
12 Votes
Recover
03/25/2013

3.6
107 Votes

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