Palma Violets
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Palma Violets

Palma Violets Biography (BBC)

Indie four-piece Palma Violets formed after a chance meeting around a campfire at the Reading festival.

It brought together the enigmatic front pairing of Sam Fryar and the spectacularly-named Chilli Jesson. Keyboardist Peter Mayhew and drummer Will Doyle complete the line-up.

The foursome spent much of 2012 writing tracks and playing gigs for friends and family in a room in their south London art space, Studio 180.

Those fevered live shows brought them to the attention of legendary indie label Rough Trade (The Strokes, The Libertines) who snapped them up.

"We formed the band out of a frustration of when we were going around and watching other bands. ... We felt as though we couldn't feel the music," Fryar told the BBC recently.

The buzz has seen them touted as one of the bands who may propel British indie guitar music back into the charts in 2013.

They've already been christened Zane Lowe's Hottest Record and their single Best Of Friends was also recently voted NME's track of the year. Their debut album is scheduled to be released in February.

Palma Violets Biography (Wikipedia)

Palma Violets are an English band from Lambeth, London. The band formed in 2011, based on the musical partnership of frontmen Samuel Fryer and Chilli Jesson.

The band's musical output is primarily in the indie rock genre, with some garage rock and psychedelic influences. Palma Violets' first single, "Best of Friends", was voted NME's song of the year for 2012, and their debut album 180 was released on 25 February 2013.

Much like The Libertines, the band gained a substantial fan base online before the release of their first single - with multiple live videos of their gigs being uploaded by fans. The band are signed to Rough Trade Records. Palma Violets appeared on the 2013 NME Awards Tour, along with Miles Kane, Django Django and Peace. Since that time they have been heavily promoted by NME and have appeared in numerous magazine editions.

On 9 December 2012, the BBC announced that the band had been nominated for the Sound of 2013 poll.

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Best Of Friends
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Best Of Friends - 6Music Session 15/02/2013
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Best Of Friends - 6Music Session 15/02/2013
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We Found Love - 6Music Session 15/02/2013
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We Found Love - 6Music Session 15/02/2013
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Step Up For The Cool Cats - 6Music Session 15/02/2013
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Step Up For The Cool Cats - 6Music Session 15/02/2013
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Last Christmas On Planet Earth
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Last Christmas On Planet Earth
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Matador
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Matador
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Best Friends (T In The Park 2015)
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Best Friends (T In The Park 2015)
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English Tongue (Glastonbury 2015)
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English Tongue (Glastonbury 2015)
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Girl, You Couldn't Do Much Better On The Beach
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Girl, You Couldn't Do Much Better On The Beach
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Danger In The Club
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Danger In The Club
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Geronimo's Last Stand
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Geronimo's Last Stand
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Coming Over To My Place
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Coming Over To My Place
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Past BBC Events

2015 Reading + Leeds
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Reading
2015-08-28T18:28:32
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2015
2015 Reading + Leeds

2015 Reading + Leeds

Reading
2015 T in the Park
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Strathallan Castle
2015-07-10T18:28:32
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10
Jul
2015
2015 T in the Park

2015 T in the Park

17:00
Strathallan Castle
2015 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2015-06-26T18:28:32
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2015
2015 Glastonbury

2015 Glastonbury

07:00
Worthy Farm, Pilton
2014 Reading + Leeds
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Reading
Leeds
2014-08-22T18:28:32
22
Aug
2014

2014 Reading + Leeds

14:00
Reading
2013 Reading + Leeds
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Reading
Leeds
2013-08-23T18:28:32
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23
Aug
2013
2013 Reading + Leeds

2013 Reading + Leeds

Reading

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