Thursday, 16 February 2012

Preview: Toy Horses at Lock42, Leicester 2nd March...

Live In Leicester presents Toy Horses

Toy Horses Bio:
• Early demos became a word-of-mouth and internet viral success in 2010, culminating in national (BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Wales, BBC 6music etc) and international radio play and sessions.

• Picked as a live highlight of the SXSW Festival by Nic Harcourt (KCRW, Music Editor LA Times) and Steve Lamacq (BBC Radio 2, BBC 6music)

• Début album 'Toy Horses' (2011) was recorded in Nashville, TN and produced by Ken Coomer (Wilco). The album also features members of Counting Crows, Wilco and Taylor Swift's band.

• 'Toy Horses' was among the early favourites for the 2011 Mercury Prize

• Album Reviews: "Critical List - The Independent, "Album Of The Week" - Daily Mirror, ***1/2 - Rolling Stone, "Timeless Classic" - Music Week, "The best thing to come out of Wales since the M4" - Hit Sheet

• Stephen Fry proclaims Toy Horses his "new favourite indie band" to his 3.3m followers on Twitter

• Western Mail/Media Wales (Wales' national newspaper and media outlet) award 'Toy Horses', "Top Welsh Album Of 2011"

• Adam and Tom are currently writing songs for forthcoming Jason Derulo, Drake and Sean Kingston albums

• 2012 brings new singles, new videos and new tours!


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