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Common Tongues

- UK Brighton, UK Alternative / pop / acoustic


Sounds Like: Efterklang, Yann Tiersen (official), Local Natives, Bon Iver, Villagers

Label: Dawson Breed Music

Manager: Debra Downes, Dawson Breed Music

Bio: “Tingling acoustic guitar meets candid vocals and strings. The variety of tone and rhythm across the track gives it a wonderful musical texture. Lovely.” Rose Benge, AAA Music Feb 2013

“LOVE Solitary Thinker, makes me think of The Doors and Bright Eyes (which equals awesome).” Kevin Hingley, Q R... See Full Bio

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"The best band new band I've heard in Brighton this year" Tony Marks, New Music Show, Juice FM "Foot stomping soul, charming harmonies, powerful violin and keys with an addictive cheeky energetic presence on stage that can only spread silent grins across the audiences’ faces. Its no wonder they have such a loyal following already..." Regency Magazine, Feb 2011 "There's no greater feeling than being licked by the Common Tongues" Jeremy Sallis, BBC Radio Cambridge "With their tasteful vocal harmonies, dynamic arrangements and undeniable pop appeal, the Common Tongues are definitely a band to keep a beady eye on." Mike Fawcett, www.stealingwax.com
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    Common Tongues - EP Released on Sep 24, 2012
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  • Minor Nine (Artist) Minor Nine
    Amazing music, great lyrics.
  • James Sinor (Artist) James Sinor
    Greetings from Las Vegas, great sounds- love the emotional vocals :) God bless James
  • Tom SupaPass (Fan) Tom SupaPass
    Hi Tom, Oli, Andrew, James and Beau, We love your music - especially your song 'Cold As The Devil' We are launching an exciting new online platform, and have some awe...
  • Wellslance (Fan) Wellslance
    Great tunes
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  • Song Plays 294 +1

  • Video Plays 96

  • Total Fans 3,879

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