POLAR STATES

Live Act Rock Shoegaze Indie
POLAR STATES - Rock Shoegaze Indie Live Act in Liverpool

POLAR STATES Short Info

Formed in August 2014, based in Liverpool, Polar States write stadium songs drenched in atmosphere and with an honest narrative of their surroundings.

Produced by Jon Withnall (Parachutes, Rush Of Blood To The Head) their debut single ‘Concrete’, inspired by a homeless couple, gained radio support from BBC R6, XFM, BBC Introducing Merseyside and Amazing Radio.

This followed with invitations to support The Heartbreaks, Little Comets, We Were Promised Jetpacks, & play XFM’s This Feeling.

They are currently working with Sam Bell (Circa Waves, Editors, REM) and Clif Norell (Tribes, U2) on their debut EP, planned for May, together with a UK Tour.

Next Shows: HMV Institute (Birmingham) 02/05, o2 Academy (Liverpool) 09/05, Liverpool SOUND CITY and 229 (London) 20/06.

PRESS:

‘They have songs up there with some of the best I’ve ever worked on, sure fire hits.’ Jon Withnall, Grammy Award Winning Producer - Coldplay, Elbow.

‘Songs which hit you in the soul’, Artrocker

‘Brilliant songwriting’ Dave Monks, BBC Introducing Merseyside

‘Gaining support and fans along the way at a rate of knots and it’s no surprise once you hear the records.’ Gigslutz

‘Infectious, familiar and fresh’, Mike Jonns, This Feeling

‘Huge amounts of energy and brilliant hooks’ Charlie Ashcroft, Amazing Radio

Prior to Polar States, Paul (lead vocalist) was part of Liverpool band, The Thespians, signed to Vinyl Junkie Records (The Courteeners, The Wombats) and releasing singles via Eighties Vinyl Records/Rough Trade, hitting the No. 10 spot on Alternative iTunes Chart in Japan. He supported Catfish and The Bottlemen, Findlay, Iggy Pop, Space, Buzzcocks, did two UK tours, performed at Liverpool Sound City, The Great Escape, V Festival and headlined 6 local festivals.

Formed in August 2014, based in Liverpool, Polar States write stadium songs drenched in atmosphere and with an honest narrative of their surroundings.

Produced by Jon Withnall (Parachutes, Rush Of Blood To The Head) their debut single ‘Concrete’, inspired by a homeless couple, gained radio support from BBC R6, XFM, BBC Introducing Merseyside and Amazing Radio.

This followed with invitations to support The Heartbreaks, Little Comets, We Were Promised Jetpacks, & play XFM’s This Feeling.

They are currently working with Sam Bell (Circa Waves, Editors, REM) and Clif Norell (Tribes, U2) on their debut EP, planned for May, together with a UK ...

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Past Gigs POLAR STATES

  • 06 | 2015 London 229 Club
  • 05 | 2015 Liverpool Sound City Liverpool Sound City
  • 05 | 2015 Liverpool o2 Academy
  • 05 | 2015 Birmingham HMV Institute
  • 03 | 2015 London WHITE ESKIMO - The Old Blue Last, London
  • 03 | 2015 Liverpool WE WERE PROMISED JETPACKS - EVAC/Liverpool
  • 03 | 2015 Leeds Carpe Diem
  • 03 | 2015 Manchester Headline Night @ Day Cafe
  • 03 | 2015 Liverpool THE JACKOBINS - EVAC/Liverpool
  • 12 | 2014 Liverpool This Feeling
  • 10 | 2014 Manchester Headline Night & Day Cafe
  • 10 | 2014 Liverpool THE HEARTBREAKS - EVAC, Liverpool
  • 09 | 2014 London Headline AAA Showcase, High St Kensington

Discography POLAR STATES

  • 2014 ROADS Single | Emu Bands
  • 2014 CONCRETE Single | Emu Bands
  • 2014 NIGHTFALL Single | Emu Bands

Media

  • Video POLAR STATES - VINES
  • Sound CONCRETE
  • Sound NIGHTFALL (Free Download)

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Origin

  • Liverpool GB

Founded

  • 2014

Members

  • Paul Tong Vocal / Guitar
  • Josh Humphries Guitar /BV
  • Phillip Gornall Bass Guitar
  • Dan Smith Drums