Apollo Junction

Live Act Indie Pop Rock
Apollo Junction - Indie Pop Rock Live Act in Leeds

Apollo Junction Short Info

”These guys are very handsome and their music is tremendous”
Graham Norton BBC Radio 2

“Melodic, Piano-led soul-bearer from the Leeds-London Indie outfit”
The Times (Feature for their single “If I Fell” out now)

“Candid, emotive vocals and grandiose production bring Biffy Clyro to mind on this big-hearted indie-pop track from the Leeds newcomers”
The Sun Hot Tracks of the week (Feature for their single “If I Fell” out now)

“It’s a great song that proves itself more than a match to Coldplay in the song writing stakes”
The Devil Has The Best Tuna

“When the first track you hear by a band is a huge anthem, you know they’re something special!”
Chris Hawkins. BBC6 music.

“Wow! I must have been drunk when I said they were handsome! I mean they’re not bad looking. Really great track though!”
Graham Norton BBC Radio 2 March 2014

Apollo Junction were formed in 2012 by 5 former band rivals with the intention of forming a ‘supergroup’ to write and perform electro, indie, guitar inspired songs infused with tuneful melodies that everyone can dance to.

Early days were spent writing, recording and gigging but 2013 and 2014 have proved amazing years for Apollo Junction with national and worldwide media exposure through newspapers and radio play of their ‘pop masterpieces’ (Little Indie Blogs) ‘Here Comes The Zombies’, ‘Begin’ and ‘If I Fell’.

The band quoted “We fully accept that we will be judged on our songs. In 5 years if we are a huge well known band or we are not heard of, it will be down to the songs. We live and die by them” (Laser Guided Melodies blog)

Apollo Junction “who have secured national airplay despite no record deal” The Times currently DIY everything and have been played on BBC Radio 2 (Graham Norton’s, BBC Radio 6 Music , XFM being hailed by the likes of Steve Lamacq, Chris Hawkins, Alan Raw (BBC), Graham Norton, Hattie Pearson (XFM) and Tom Robinson.

Their last single ‘If I Fell’ has been featured in The Times and the Metro and was debuted on BBC Radio 2 as well as having spot plays by XFM and BBC Radio 6 DJs.

Consistently gigging has led to a dedicated following Apollo Junction were even hailed by The Legendary venue ‘The Dublin Castle’ as ‘The best new band we have had in years!’. This fanbase, Radio play and critical acclaim in the music press, led to the success of their music video to ‘Begin’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qn8FiFnc2ys which has now reached over 60,000 views on YouTube.

“It’s been a crazy ride these two years, mainly because we DIY and self-manage which is a lot of fun as we are all best mates. It’s amazing when someone comes on-board and wants to help us. It’s nice to know every achievement is down to our songs and hard work, nobody can deny it or take it away from us, it feels good.” Jamie (Singer) Yorkshire Evening Post Newspaper

”These guys are very handsome and their music is tremendous”
Graham Norton BBC Radio 2

“Melodic, Piano-led soul-bearer from the Leeds-London Indie outfit”
The Times (Feature for their single “If I Fell” out now)

“Candid, emotive vocals and grandiose production bring Biffy Clyro to mind on this big-hearted indie-pop track from the Leeds newcomers”
The Sun Hot Tracks of the week (Feature for their single “If I Fell” out now)

“It’s a great song that proves itself more than a match to Coldplay in the song writing stakes”
The Devil Has The Best Tuna

“When the first track you hear by a band is a huge anthem, you know they’re something ...

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Past Gigs Apollo Junction

  • 09 | 2015 York Yorfest
  • 07 | 2015 Bradford Oakwell Music Festival
  • 03 | 2015 Leeds 360 Club
  • 03 | 2015 Leeds Double Denim
  • 09 | 2014 Leeds 360 Club
  • 05 | 2014 Leeds Live At Leeds
  • 05 | 2014 London Dublin Castle
  • 04 | 2014 Leeds Cockpit
  • 03 | 2014 Leeds 360 Club
  • 11 | 2013 London Dublin Castle

Discography Apollo Junction

  • 2014 If I Fell Single | White
  • 2014 Such a Carry On Single | White
  • 2013 Here Come The Zombies Single | White
  • 2013 Begin Single | White

Media

  • Sound If I Fell
  • Sound I Could Dance With You
  • Sound Apollo Junction - Begin
  • Video Apollo Junction - Such A Ca...

Fan Radar

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Origin

  • Leeds GB

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • Jamie Vox
  • Matt Guitar
  • Ben Bass
  • Sam Keys
  • Jonathan Drums