Introducing: Vitals

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introducing new yorkshire band artist

Multi-coloured, hook-filled, alt-pop from Sheffield…

YOUR NAME: Jacob Ingamells, Joshua Ingamells, Liam Linley.
BAND NAME: VITALS
WHAT DO YOU DO/PLAY? Hook-laden alternative pop.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER AS A BAND/PLAYING MUSIC? Two weeks! We’re three members formerly of Four Authors, who spent two years releasing original music and touring the UK.

vitals interview band group shotGIVE US THREE REASONS WHY WE SHOULD TRACK DOWN, LISTEN AND DISCOVER YOUR MUSIC?
With streaming it’s so easy to get to!
We spend so long working on every song, it’s worth a few minutes of your time.
Yorkshire music is the best…

WHERE DO YOU SOUND BEST – FESTIVAL, CLUB, BEDROOM – OR SOMEWHERE ELSE?
We’ve always loved going to summer festivals, that’s where we’d like to find ourselves on stage.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST…
RECORD? Thin Lizzy, Live and Dangerous.
CD? Air Guitar Album!
DOWNLOAD? I have no idea.

vitals interview sheffield band cover artworkVitals: “We were guitar club kinda guys at school”

SO, WHEN IT ALL GOES RIGHT AND YOU’VE GOT A MANSION AND A SUPERMODEL GIRL/BOYFRIEND, WHAT WILL BE YOUR BIGGEST MUSICAL INDULGENCE?
A HUGE recording studio in the back garden.

SO, WHEN IT ALL GOES WRONG AND YOU’VE ACRIMONIOUSLY BROKEN UP CITING HUGE MUSICAL DIFFERENCES, WHAT DO YOU FALL BACK ON?
I go back to my studio and carry on producing other bands (we’ve got a studio and self produce recordings and videos).

CITE SOME INTER-BAND MUSICAL DIFFERENCES…
Liam loves bands like Catfish and the Bottlemen whilst Jake loves his rap music (not exactly an influence you’ll hear in our music…). Josh thinks they’re both wrong.

WHO ARE YORKSHIRE’S FINEST IN CULTURE, SPORT AND MUSIC?
Sean Bean is THE BEST at being killed in any movie, a true Yorkshire talent. Def Leppard are still one of the best musical exports from our corner of the world. Sport… We don’t actually know much about that. We were guitar club kinda guys at school. Dickie Bird?

vitals band from sheffield interviewNAME YOUR SUPERGROUP – WHO’S PLAYING WHAT AND WHO’S ON VOCALS?
Neil Peart (Rush) – Drums, Chris Wolstenholme (Muse) – Bass, Van Halen – Guitar, Jon Lord (Depp Purple) – Keys, Frankie Boyle on Vocals (he’d rap).

GO SEE THIS FILM: Die Hard
GO READ THIS BOOK: Songwriting for Dummies
GREAT LOST BAND/ARTIST: Phil Lynott, Thin Lizzy
WOULDN’T BE CAUGHT DEAD SUPPORTING: Cheeky Girls
LONDON, L.A OR LEEDS?: London

AND FINALLY… AS YOU LEAVE THE STAGE, WHAT ARE YOUR PARTING WORDS?
Yeah, that was alright that.

VITALS’ debut single ‘Colour’ is out now

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