Manchester UK's underground rock veterans The Speed Of Sound collide the 1960's with The Now forming a gripping and immersive atom-smashing DIY NewWave NoWave NuWave PowerPop Psych-out: John Armstrong - guitar/vocals, AnnMarie Crowley - vocals/guitar, Kevin Roache - bass, John Broadhurst - drums.
What Lord Litter described as The Speed Of Sound's 'naturally snarling kiss my arse attitude' has been part of the music underground for over 30 years; and they have always had something to say, with stark social commentary laced with positivity and optimism: Imaging Debbie Harry and Lou Reed fronting The Who and Television at the same time.
Now in their 4th decade, having released their first EP in 1989 The Speed Of Sound's mix of 1960s influences and alternative 80's combine producing something fresh, authentic and different. Lyrical bite and unresolved chords hang like unspoken menace for the vocals to float over. A band with a recognisable sound.
The Speed Of sound frequently play live in Manchester and elsewhere.
Their most recent album 'Everything Changes' received a 9.5/10 review in Sounds Magazine. Since then they have released a double-A-side single in support of The Pankhurst Trust and Manchester Women's Aid and two singles jointly released with independent label Big Stir Records in Burbank LA. The band are currently busy finishing their next album.
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