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The Maccabees

The Maccabees

Biography

Formed in 2003, the five piece from South London (singer Orlando Weeks, bassist Rupert Jarvis, guitarists Felix and Hugo White and drummer Sam Doyle) enjoyied a year full of career highs in 2012.

Their third studio album ‘Given To The Wild’, a sprawling masterpiece of distorted pop, psychedelia and soulful guitar soundscapes was a top five hit in the UK and included a string of hit singles in ‘Pelican’, ‘Feel To Follow’ and ‘Ayla’.

As well as garnering commercial success with gold certified sales, ‘Given To The Wild’ was also a huge critical success on release and more recently was nominated as one of the albums of the year in the prestigious Mercury Music Prize Award.

In 2013 the band will be writing and recording their fourth album as well as touring the USA, Canada and Mexico and playing a few selected Festivals in Europe, the highlight of which will of course be their performance at RockNess.