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Lisbon - Tyler

After huge indie pop anthems like “I Don’t Know”, “Khaleesi” and “Vice”, Lisbon began to head in a slightly darker direction with music industry commentary track “Shark” and a long winter hiatus. The band find themselves back together (although one member light) on a UK this tour this spring, debuting their newer, more sample-driven material. …

Run Rock n Raise

Lisbon, Kodaline and Kaiser Chiefs will be rocking the roof off the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle this autumn and it’s all for a fantastic cause. What better way to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Nordoff Robbins than by also having a terrific evening watching some amazing bands? North Eastern entrepreneur Graham …

Lisbon

It’s always a pleasure catching up with Whitley Bay’s finest, the indie pop/rock outfit Lisbon and this time I’m going to take on the challenge that is interviewing the whole band rather than just front man Matty Varty as I have on previous occasions. The band are lively and extremely good-natured as can be seen …

Lisbon

It only seems like two minutes since Lisbon were last on the road but since they last visited Sheffield they’ve managed to unleash yet another monster tune on us and have played at dates the length of the country including The Great Escape festival in Brighton. Returning to Sheffield, they’ve moved to a larger venue …

Lisbon - Shark

Whitley Bay heroes Lisbon take a big ferocious bite out of the music industry’s ego with their latest hit-in-the-making “Shark”. The band strike a much heavier route than usual but it’s still right up there with their usual distinctive jangly guitar pop, packed full of insistent rhythms, soaring vocals (a lot more ahhhs for your …

Lisbon

Whitley Bay’s poster boys, Lisbon, announce a spring headline tour across the UK beginning in May in Leeds. The boys (Matty, Gaz, Joe and Alex) have gone from strength to strength across the last few months, receiving high profile plays on Radio 1 and getting audiences across the UK bouncing along to their vibrant slice …

Vice

When asked during an interview about the upcoming video for “Vice”, lead singer Matty Varty explained how even things which are as seemingly simple as the track’s artwork can be complex ideas and have interesting tales behind them. The concept with the hellish red neon sign was to place it in unusual places to create …

Lisbon

I caught up with Whitley Bay heroes Lisbon at the end of their successful winter tour at The Rocking Chair. A tired but enthusiastic Matty Varty (lead singer) picked up where our chat had left off last year. Backseat Mafia: So, the end of the tour – what are your highlights from the last few …

Lisbon

Lisbon are the kind of band it’s very easy to get excited about. They’re enthusiastic about their music, whether it’s finessing new material in the studio, getting the tech just right ahead of a gig, or playing one of their fun-drenched, sweat-soaked gigs to a highly appreciative audience. They’re also incredibly savvy when it comes …

Lisbon

Up and coming north east band Lisbon are set to hit the road again in 2016, bringing their vibrant slices of electronic pop to the masses once more. They completed a successful tour of UK venues earlier this year and saw the release of their “Life is Good” EP which featured amongst its indie pop …