THEIR INFECTIOUS, HIGH ENERGY SOUND MERGES ROMANTIC LYRICS WITH AFRO-POP TO CREATE A REFRESHING TAKE ON YOUR TYPICAL INDIE ROCK BAND. IT COMES AS NO SURPRISE THAT IN 2018 THEY WERE NOMINATED FOR THE YORKSHIRE GIG GUIDES OUTSTANDING EMERGING ARTIST AWARD, AND FEATURED IN FRED PERRY’S SOUND OF YORK. HERE AT CHALKPIT WE’VE BEEN REALLY DIGGING TRACKS ‘D.O.T’ AND LATEST RELEASE ‘PIXAR’, THE TONGUE-IN-CHEEK ATTITUDE REVERBERATES THROUGH THE TUNES’ LYRICS AND INSTRUMENTS. BIG THINGS ARE ON THE HORIZON FOR THE YORK LADS, AND WE HOPE TO CATCH THEM ON NEXT YEAR’S FESTIVAL RUN'.
Formed in 2016 Violet Contours have crafted a unique sound, taking influences from artists such as Beatenberg, Little Comets, Kings of Leon and Paul Simon.
Since releasing their debut single 'Electric Bodies' in 2017 Violet Contours have had support from BBC Introducing Yorkshire with numerous radio plays and a live session with Jericho Keys. With more studio time booked for 2019 and a UK tour currently being arranged, 2019 is set to be a year packed full of exciting shows and fresh new music.