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The Skys - When The Western Wind Blows (Official Music Video)

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The Skys
Ab67616d0000b273e2cf4fafa0d26ddd771ec3f7 Automatic Minds Album 2019
Ab67616d0000b27316f82267ac32572d00fbeebd Journey Through the Skies Album 2015
Ab67616d0000b2736291949953b73b2f00ed055a When the Western Wind Blows - Single Single 2011
Cinderella Records
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Colours of the Desert Album 2011
Ab67616d0000b2738bf356f93b69bde4dc340328 Colours of the Desert Album 2007
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Automatic Minds Single 201
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Automatic Minds Album 201
Self released
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Dreams EP 1999
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Civilized Album 1997
Sutaras Rec.
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder PostModern Game Album 2004
The Skys
The Skys
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THE SKYS sind die im Ausland wohl bekannteste litauische Rockband.

Seit dem ersten Album 1997 sind sie durch Russland, Europa und Amerika getourt, haben sich die Bühnen mit den BLUES BROTHERS, THE EXPLOITED und DELIRIUM geteilt und wurden beim New York International Music Festival 2004 zur besten internationalen Band gekürt.

Wer auf die frühen GENESIS, PINK FLOYD oder DIRE STRAITS steht, sollte bei THE SKYS reinhören. Ein Schlüssel zum Charme der Band ist das Gesangs-Wechselspiel von ihm und ihr sowie ein musikalischer Ansatz, der sowohl ausladend als auch folkig ist. Für 2019 ist ein neues Album angekündigt.

The Skys is the most recognized Lithuanian rock band abroad with a new album mastered at Abbey Road Studios.

The band released six albums: “Civilized” (1997), “Dreams” (1999), “Postmodern Game” (2004), “Colours of the Desert” (2011), “Journey through the Skies” (2015) and "Automatic Minds" (2019).

The latest albums feature:
Dave Kilminster (Roger Waters band) – guitar
Snowy White (Roger Waters band) – guitar
John Young (ex-Scorpions, Bonnie Tyler) – keyboards, bac vocs, producer
India Curney who placed in the Top 5 of Season 8’s The Voice! #TeamChristina (vocals)
Snake Davis (Eurythmics, P.McCartney, Ray Charles, James Brown, etc.) – sax
Martin Beedle (Cutting Crew, Sarah Brightman, etc) – drums
Robert Townsend (Steve Hackett) – sax

The last album mastered at legendary Abbey Road studios by Christian Wright.

The band had many solo gigs and participated in various festivals in Europe, Canada, USA and Japan,
The Skys shared the stage with Rick Wakeman (ex-YES), Blues Brothers, The Exploited, Lifesigns, Delirium, John Young Band, Arena and many more.

In 2017 nominated for the best Rock album out of 17K albums and 240K songs
In 2016 got The Akademia Music Award for Best Rock Song
In 2015 got The Akademia Music Award for Best Rock/Experimental Song
In 2013 and 2014 played around 100 shows
In 2013 the album exclusively rereleased for German Market via Dr. Music Records
In 2012 The Skys music received TV and radio airplay on hundreds of radio stations across Europe, USA and Canada with interviews in Netherlands, Poland, UK and “album of the week” in Austria, A-listed in Norway, 12 weeks at top 30 charts in Poland.
In 2012 Many high-quality press articles were published about the band in all major Lithuanian newspapers. The Skys album reviews showed up in The USA, Canada, Europe and receiving the very high evaluation.