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The Big Moon is a London four-piece band formed in 2014 by Juliette Jackson.[1] Their debut album, Love in the 4th Dimension, was released on 6 April 2017, containing a number of singles previously released on their EP, The Road. The album was shortlisted for the prestigious Mercury Prize in 2017.[2] The band is signed to Fiction Records and have toured internationally. They will be supporting Pixies on their 2019 UK and Ireland tour.[3]

The Big Moon
The Big Moon 2016.jpg
Background information
OriginLondon, United Kingdom
GenresIndie rock
Years active2014–present
LabelsFiction
Websitethebigmoon.co.uk
Members
  • Juliette Jackson
  • Soph Nathann
  • Celia Archer
  • Fern Ford

BackgroundEdit

The band gained exposure as they went in a co-headline tour in October 2015 with fellow London bands VANT and Inheaven.[4] Following that tour, they supported artists The Maccabees, Ezra Furman and The Vaccines. In 2016, the band signed to Fiction Records. In March, they release their debut EP, The Road. Later in March, 29 they released the single "Cupid".[5] In August 2016, the group released a cover version of Madonna's "Beautiful Stranger".[6]

On 16 December 2016, the band announced their debut album Love in the 4th Dimension,[7] and released new lead single "Formidable".[8]

They were play-listed by BBC Radio 1 in July 2016.[9]

The Big Moon played on Marika Hackman's second album, I'm Not Your Man, released in June 2017.[10]

DiscographyEdit

 
The Big Moon at Dingwalls, London

AlbumsEdit

EPsEdit

  • The Road (25 March 2016)[11]

SinglesEdit

Title Release date
"Sucker" 19 June 2015[12]
"Nothing Without You" 1 October 2015[13]
"Cupid" 13 May 2016[14]
"Silent Movie Susie" 23 September 2016[15]
"It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" 16 December 2016[16]
"Formidable" 13 January 2017[17]
"It's Easy Then" 6 August 2019[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "THE BIG MOON: "NEVER IN A HUNDRED YEARS WOULD I GO TO THE MOON"". DIY. 9 December 2015.
  2. ^ "See this year's Shortlist!". www.mercuryprize.com. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  3. ^ "The Big Moon unveil new music in time for UK and Ireland tour with Pixies". Live4ever Media. 2019-08-07. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  4. ^ "VANT, THE BIG MOON AND INHEAVEN GIVE NEU TOUR ALMIGHTY SEND-OFF AT LONDON DINGWALLS". DIY. 16 October 2015.
  5. ^ "THE BIG MOON – CUPID". DIY. 29 March 2016.
  6. ^ "THE BIG MOON HAVE RECORDED THEIR AMAZING MADONNA COVER". DIY. 9 August 2016.
  7. ^ a b "THE BIG MOON TALK DEBUT ALBUM 'LOVE IN THE 4TH DIMENSION'". DIY. 16 November 2016.
  8. ^ "THE BIG MOON – FORMIDABLE". DIY. 16 November 2016.
  9. ^ "On The Playlist: The Big Moon – Cupid". BBC Music. 15 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Marika Hackman details new album 'I'm Not Your Man'". DIY. 22 February 2017.
  11. ^ "The Road – EP by The Big Moon on Apple Music". Archived from the original on 2017-01-16. Retrieved 2017-01-15. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  12. ^ "Sucker – Single by The Big Moon on Apple Music". Apple Music.
  13. ^ "Song Premiere: The Big Moon, 'Nothing Without You'". SDPB {South Dakota Public Broadcasting). 1 October 2015. Archived from the original on 3 November 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  14. ^ "Cupid – Single by The Big Moon on Apple Music". Apple Music.
  15. ^ "Silent Movie Susie – Single by The Big Moon on Apple Music". Apple Music.
  16. ^ "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Single by The Big Moon on Apple Music". Apple Music.
  17. ^ "Formidable – Single by The Big Moon on Apple Music". Apple Music.
  18. ^ "Britsh band The Big Moon return with new song "It's Easy Then"". The FADER. Retrieved 2019-08-08.