Monday, September 22, 2008

A Silent Film to soundtrack the launch of new UKTV channel WATCH

Xtra Mile Recordings signings A Silent Film will have their track ‘You Will Leave A Mark’ used on all Trailers for the launch of a new UKTV channel entitled WATCH. The trailer will be shown on all UKTV channels from this Saturday 20th September until October 1st. The track will then be heard when the trailers move on to ITV, Channel 4, Five, GMTV from the 6th October to the 12th October.

A Silent Film @ BAFTA

The band, whose debut album ‘The City That Sleeps’ is released exclusively through iTunes (http://www.itunes.com/asilentfilm) from Monday 22nd September and Physically on 6th October, start a run of UK Support dates with US enormo band OneRepublic on 23rd September.

They were Steve Lamacq’s ‘NEW FAVOURITE BAND’ on his 6Music radio show last week and have played Glastonbury through the BBC Introducing campaign. The band have recently played shows with Glasvegas, Mystery Jets and Athlete.

19th September - Airwaves Festival at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen, London
22nd September – All Saints, Spitalfields - Album Launch Party
23rd September – Guildhall, Southampton (supporting OneRepublic)
24th September – The Forum, London (supporting OneRepublic)
25th September – Manchester Academy, Manchester (supporting OneRepublic)
27th September – Glasgow Academy, Glasgow (supporting OneRepublic)
28th September – Newcastle Academy, Newcastle (supporting OneRepublic)
29th September – Sheffield Academy, Sheffield (supporting OneRepublic)
1st October – Bristol Academy, Bristol (supporting OneRepublic)
3rd October – Birmingham Academy, Birmingham (supporting OneRepublic)

http://www.myspace.com/asilentfilm
http://www.xtramilerecordings.com
http://www.myspace.com/xtramilerecordings

“They won’t be silent for long..." - The Fly
“Gently weaving intricately constructed tales, this DIY piano-led quartet from Oxford produce larger than life cinematic soundscapes, rolling from trance-like distortion to superbly focused piano and electric guitar hooks.” – Rock Sound
"Modern Indie psychedelia, cloud-reaching melodies and the subtle racing energy that glides straight into you subconscious effortlessly…" - Subba-cultcha.com

For more information on A Silent Film please contact Charlie (charlie@presscounsel.com) National, Dani (dani@presscounsel.com) National, Dan (griff@presscounsel.com) National and Online & Anthea (anthea@presscounsel.com) Regional 0207 792 9400

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

The Maybes? release debut album 'Promise' this week

As the summer draws to a hazy close Liverpool’s finest export The Maybes? are set to release their debut album ‘Promise’ on 15th September 2008 through Xtra Mile Recordings.

The Maybes July 3

With a run of successful singles including ‘Talk About You’, ‘Boys’ and current track ‘Summertime’ fans have been eagerly waiting to hear the long player all year and ‘Promise’ is proving to be more than worth the wait. The boys fantastic songwriting ability has been precisely honed by internationally revered producer Head whose back catalogue includes Massive Attack and PJ Harvey. ‘Promise’ is a fiery explosion of emotionally driven power pop, contemporary narrative and pure dance euphoria, not only is this an album that showcases the bands roots and influences but also their incredible musical flair. A sonic assault to excite the senses and invigorate the psyche, a beautiful vision that does not adhere to any here-today-gone-tomorrow scene.

Preceding the release is the single ‘Summertime’ - an up-tempo anthem of balmy summer nights and carefree fun, the cascading harmonies and powerfully driven instrumentation bringing the band’s talent to the fore. And throughout the next 10 months an instrumental version of ‘Boys’ will feature on the forthcoming announcements every week on the number 1 show for any true football connoisseur; Soccer AM on Sky Sports One. Previous tracks used in this high profile segment have been from The Cribs, Kasabian and Calvin Harris.

“Jingle-jangle pop perfection from Liverpool. More, please.” - The Sunday Times
“The Definitelys, anyone?” – NME

www.myspace.com/themaybesliverpool * www.xtramilerecordings.com *
www.myspace.com/xtramilerecordings

For more information please contact: Charlie@pressocunsel.com / Griff@presscounsel.com / Dani@presscounsel.com / Anthea@presscounsel.com 020 7792 9400