Band of the Week.

Tango In The Attic

Tango In The Attic are a four piece band from Glenrothes, Scotland. They play an energetic style of offbeat pop music using a variety of instruments and sounds.

Tango In The Attic are a four piece band from Glenrothes, Scotland. They play an energetic style of offbeat pop music using a variety of instruments and sounds.

Released in July 2010, debut album ‘Bank Place Locomotive Society’ earned TITA the accolade of Album Of The Month on Vic Galloway’s BBC Radio One show.

Following a highly positive critical and commercial response in the UK, the record achieved global success, featuring prominently in the American CMJ music charts, as well as similar charts throughout Europe. Additionally, a limited edition of the album was exclusively licensed for distribution in Japan by Tower Records. Tracks from ‘BPLS’ have been used in North America on MTV Show ‘The Real World’ and in a commercial for Cheer Detergent. The song ‘Jackanory’ was also used in a television advert for British footwear franchise Schuh.

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“‘Seven Second Stare’ has the pop balls to see them competing with Two Door Cinema Club for the ‘hottest new indie band around’ award, while ‘Sketch By Quentin Blake’ shows an articulacy behind the band’s more obvious jump-on-the-bed enthusiasm.”
ArtRocker

“This scribe hasn’t been to Glenrothes in some years, but either the dreakit Fife town of memory has benefited from significant, localised climate change or Tango in the Attic are simply very good at injecting sunshine into their melodies. Online weather reports confirm the latter.”
The Skinny

“With everyone on the lookout for their summer 2010 album, Bank Place Locomotive Society by Tango In The Attic for me definitely surpasses the rest of the contenders for this years summer 2010 album.”
The Giantess

“Tracks like ‘Seven Second Stare’ and the excellent ‘Leftside’ stick in the memory long after the initial rush subsides, and you sense listeners will be returning to this record for years to come”
I Heart AU

“Within ten minutes you will have heard four songs, and these four are uniformly great examples of short-and-sweet pop nuggets… Tango In The Attic are nevertheless another fantastic addition to the incredible Scottish scene right now, and definitely have a plenty broad appeal”
The Line Of Best Fit

 

Band Members:

Jordan Craig

Jonathan McFarlane

James Crook

Paul Johnson

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Written by Paul McJimpsey

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