Reading + Leeds - 2012, The Joy Formidable

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24 Aug 2012
Radio 1 / NME Stage , Leeds

26 Aug 2012
Radio 1 / NME Stage , Reading

Ready to Roar

Ritzy, Rhydian and Matt make up The Joy Formidable, a band renowned for heavy bass and thick, rythmic guitars. Sent in to the spotlight by BBC Introducing, the formidables will be at at Reading + Leeds for the fifth year running.

Since releasing debut The Big Roar on Canvasback Records last year the band have opened Lollapaloza and a secret show for the Foo Fighters after Dave Grohl outed himself as a big fan. An inclusion on The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn further attracted audiences, critics and artists alike to their welcome breath of fresh, grungey pop. With second album on its way, the joy is destined to keep on building.

Set List on Radio 1 / NME Stage on 26 Aug 2012 at Reading

  • The Greatest Light Is The Greatest Shade
  • This Ladder Is Ours
  • Cradle
  • The Everchanging Spectrum Of A Life
  • Cholla
  • Silent Treatment
  • Whirring

Reviews on Radio 1 / NME Stage on 24 Aug 2012 at Leeds

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