Glass AnimalsFormed 1 January 2009
Glass Animals Biography (Wikipedia)
Glass Animals are a British four-piece led by singer, songwriter and producer Dave Bayley with his bandmates and childhood friends Joe Seaward, Ed Irwin-Singer, and Drew MacFarlane.
In 2014, the band released their debut album, ZABA. Spotify noticed their rising potential, with the (now platinum) single ‘Gooey’ landing a top 2 spot on their global and UK viral charts at the end of the year. Having built up a devoted cult following by touring their debut solidly for two and a half years, their second album, ‘How To Be A Human Being’ catapulted Glass Animals into the mainstream consciousness.
Bayley wrote and self-produced both albums and, for HTBAHB, won two gongs at the 2018 MPG awards for ‘UK Album of the Year’ and ‘Self Producing Artist of the year’ and earned the band a spot on the Mercury Prize shortlist. Outside of his work for Glass Animals he has written and produced for a number of artists including 6lack, Khalid, Joey Bada$$, Wale and Flume.
The band have become renowned for their wild, and immersive live show, playing re-worked, dance-heavy versions of their songs. They have performed on international TV shows including late night shows with Jools Holland, James Corden and Jimmy Kimmel. They have played sold out shows around the world including Radio City Music Hall, Red Rocks, Brixton Academy and more. They have also played key slots at international festivals including Coachella, Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Latitude, Reading and Leeds, Falls and more.
- Glass Animals - Gooeyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p056s1vt.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p056s1vt.jpg2017-06-23T15:34:00.000ZGlass Animals perform Gooey at Glastonbury 2017https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p056qx5h
Glass Animals - Gooey
- Glass Animals - Life Itself (Radio 1 Piano Session)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04kjyyx.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04kjyyx.jpg2016-12-07T23:00:00.000ZOxford band Glass Animals perform their summer smash "Life Itself" for the Radio 1 Piano Sessions.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04kjyz3
Glass Animals - Life Itself (Radio 1 Piano Session)
- Glass Animals - Winter Wonderland (Radio 1 Piano Session)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04kk004.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04kk004.jpg2016-12-07T23:00:00.000ZGlass Animals play the Radio 1 Piano Sessions and perform a festive cover of a Perry Como Christmas classic.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04kk035
Glass Animals - Winter Wonderland (Radio 1 Piano Session)
- Glass Animals - Interview videohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04dffqf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04dffqf.jpg2016-10-28T10:23:00.000ZDave Bayley from Glass Animals - talking about the new album & touring in America.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04dfb8p
Glass Animals - Interview video
- 'You couldn't have made these characters up'- Dave Bayley of Glass Animals on what's behind the new albumhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04d7qz0.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04d7qz0.jpg2016-10-27T11:18:00.000ZDave talks about the recordings and stories from his travels which inspired the new record.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04d9pph
'You couldn't have made these characters up'- Dave Bayley of Glass Animals on what's behind the new album
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Past BBC Events
Reading + Leeds: 2017
Reading + Leeds: 2015
6 Music Festival: 2015
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