Ellen and the Escapades


Ellen and the Escapades are an acoustic/pop/rock band from Leeds, UK. In 2009, the band were chosen by BBC Introducing to perform at Reading Festival and Leeds Festival.[2] The following year, Ellen and the Escapades won the Q Magazine/Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition and performed on three of the festival's main stages.[1]

Ellen and the Escapades
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Ellen and the Escapades
Background information
OriginLeeds, UK / San Francisco,[1]USA
GenresAcoustic, Pop rock
Years active2009-2015

The band receive regular national radio play from BBC 6 Music and Amazing Radio. They have often also been played on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2, as well as on XFM. Ellen and the Escapades played a set on The Black Isle Brewery Grassroots Stage on Saturday 4 August at the 2012 Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival near Beauly, Invernes-shire.

In February 2015, the band announced via their Facebook page that they would be breaking up.[3]

ReleasesEdit

  • All The Crooked Scenes (Single) - 2 April 2012[4]
  • All The Crooked Scenes (Album) - 16 April 2012 [5]
  • Without You (Single Album Version) - 21 October 2012 [6]
  • The Worlds Greatest (Single) - 16 August 2012 [7]
  • Lost Cause (Single) - 2 June 2014 [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Chris Salmon (15 April 2010). "First sight: Ellen and the Escapades | Music". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Radio 1 - Reading & Leeds Festival - Ellen and the Escapades". BBC. 30 August 2009. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  3. ^ "It is with a heavy heart that we say our... - Ellen and the Escapades | Facebook". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  4. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/all-the-crooked-scenes-single/id514577678
  5. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/all-the-crooked-scenes/id514628223
  6. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/without-you-single/id567471282
  7. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/the-worlds-greatest-single/id553850914
  8. ^ http://www.godisinthetvzine.co.uk/2014/05/16/ellen-and-the-escapades-lost-cause/

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