Idlewild
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Idlewild are a Scottish indie rock band that formed in Edinburgh in 1995. The band's line-up consists of Roddy Woomble (lead vocals), Rod Jones (guitar, backing vocals), Colin Newton (drums), Andrew Mitchell (bass) and Luciano Rossi (keyboards). To date, Idlewild ...

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2015 T in the Park
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Strathallan Castle
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17
Aug
Idlewild, C Duncan
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, UK
20
Aug
Idlewild, George Works
Unknown venue, Exeter, UK
4
Sep
Idlewild, Spiritualized, Anna Calvi, John Smith, The Merrylees, The Pictish Trail, Du Blonde, Charlie Cunningham, Blossoms, The Lost Brothers, Gaz Coombes, Dawes, False Lights, Olivia Chaney, Sivu, Meadowlark, The Cadbury Sisters, Houndstooth, The Monkees, The Polyphonic Spree, The Unthanks, Martin Carthy And Dave Swarbrick, David Campbell, Aaron Fyfe and Stephen Steinbrink
Moseley Park, Birmingham, UK
4
Sep
Idlewild, The Monkees, Spiritualized, Dawes, The Polyphonic Spree, Anna Calvi, The Unthanks, Gaz Coombes, David Campbell, Sivu, John Smith, Eliza Shaddad, Blossoms, The Lost Brothers, Meadowlark, The Pictish Trail, Houndstooth, Goodnight Lenin, Stephen Steinbrink, Du Blonde, Charlie Cunningham, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, The Merrylees, The Cadbury Sisters, Wooden Arms, Aaron Fyfe, Twelfth Day, The Vryll Society, False Lights, Stick In The Wheel and Cut A Shine
Unknown venue, Birmingham, UK
5
Sep
Idlewild, Gaz Coombes, Dawes, False Lights, Olivia Chaney, Sivu, Meadowlark, The Cadbury Sisters, Houndstooth, The Monkees, The Polyphonic Spree, The Unthanks, Martin Carthy And Dave Swarbrick, Stephen Steinbrink, David Campbell and Aaron Fyfe
Moseley Park, Birmingham, UK


Biography

Idlewild are a Scottish indie rock band that formed in Edinburgh in 1995. The band's line-up consists of Roddy Woomble (lead vocals), Rod Jones (guitar, backing vocals), Colin Newton (drums), Andrew Mitchell (bass) and Luciano Rossi (keyboards). To date, Idlewild have released seven full-length studio albums, with their latest, Everything Ever Written, released in February 2015.

Initially, Idlewild's sound was faster and more dissonant than many of their 1990s indie rock contemporaries. However, it developed over time from an edgy and angular sound (as heard in their early material—once described by the NME as "the sound of a flight of stairs falling down a flight of stairs") to a sweeping, melodic rock sound as displayed on The Remote Part and Warnings/Promises. While Idlewild's sound cannot be easily placed into a specific genre, they have clearly been influenced by the likes of: Gang of Four, Pavement, R.E.M., Blur and Fugazi.[citation needed]

In 2010, the band entered an indefinite hiatus, but reunited in late 2013 to begin work on a new studio album.

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