Recent signings to UK label BBE ( alongside other Kiwis on the label like Julien Dyne, Electric Wire Hustle and Myele Manzanza), Very Tall Stories are playing shows in the UK before the album drops in March. Congrats, gents! The UK album release party is on March 13, details here.
BBE says: "Very Tall Stories is a soul band from New Zealand. Members are from a collection of other successful kiwi bands. Band members are; Olly Harris on trumpet (The Hot Grits/The WBC), Kurt Dyer on percussion (Solaa), Tom Everett on vocals (Kolab), Dan Collins on bass (P Bass Expressway), Simon Koziarski on guitar (@ Peace, King Kapisi live band), Shaun O’Cane on saxophone (The Hot Grits) and Mikey Rockwell on drums (JB and the Mic Smith).
Live gigs have included the Rugby World Cup Final supporting Ladi 6. Their first single ‘Home’ had Australasia-wide airplay including C4, Juice TV and ‘Thinking of You’ achieved airplay across New Zealand and Australia . VTS will be releasing two new singles over the next two months while releasing their second album ‘Be Cool Make Love’ worldwide in 2014." Album out March 10.