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    The Veils

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    Genre:Indie, Alternative, Rock
    Rank:6915 history »
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    5.0/5 from 2 users
    Albums:4
    Songs:48

    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1
    2,877 4.0/5
    Low Lays the Devil lyrics
    2
    5,986 4.3/5
    Lavinia lyrics
    3It Hits Deep lyrics
    4
    4.3/5
    The Tide That Left & Never Came Back lyrics
    5Candy Apple Red lyrics
    6
    5.0/5
    Train With No Name lyrics
    7The Pearl lyrics
    8Stronghold (Destruction) lyrics
    9Vicious Traditions lyrics
    10...& One Of Us Must Go lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1Time Stays, We Go [2013]
    2Sun Gangs [2009]
    3Nux Vomica [2006]
    4The Runaway Found [2004]

    Biography

    The Veils (formed in 2002) are a New Zealand band based in London, fronted by Finn Andrews. Their sound has been compared to artists as diverse as Jeff Buckley, The Birthday Party, The Smiths, and Joy Division. Their live shows have become famed for their emotional intensity and Finn's often scarily possessed stage presence.

    They released their debut album, The Runaway Found, in Spain late in 2003. The first single from the album, Lavinia, was released through Rough Trade on November 24, 2003. They released the album globally in January 2004 with a different track listing. It went gold worldwide the following year.

    The original lineup of The Veils (which included Oli Drake, Ben Woollacott and Adam Kinsella) disbanded in late 2004, and Andrews returned to New Zealand in order to find a new lineup. He spent the New Zealand summer rehearsing with high school classmates Liam Gerrard (keyboards) and Sophia Burn (bass), and the trio returned to London early 2005. There they got connected to Dan Raishbrook (Guitar) and Henning Dietz (drums). However Liam Gerrard left the band half way into their American tour in 2007.

    The group recorded their second album Nux Vomica at Underbelly Studios in Los Angeles, with producer Nick Launay, and the album was released September 18, 2006. The album features string arrangements by ex-Lounge Lizard and long time Lou Reed collaborator Jane Scarpontoni. Nux Vomica featured on 9 critics' Best Of The Year lists in 2006.
    In 2009 their third album, Sun Gangs, were released globally to much critical acclaim.

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      Like 008-01-2008 08:55
       
      Wow, this song is so...... there is no word good enough that explains how good this song is.... so I'm just goin to have to stick with wow
      Like 003-09-2007 00:46
       
      gorgous song i love it
       ullsokk says:
      Like 008-07-2007 10:43
       
      This is one of my favorite songs!
      And it became that alredy the third thime I heard it!!
      Like 026-01-2007 00:42
       
      gr8 song its even beta live
      finn has such a gr8 voice (an face )
       suusjah says:
      Like 024-09-2006 16:55
       
      I adore this song so so much. Every time I listen this song it gives me the tickles.
      Love the voice and the lyrics.. lovely.
      x
      Like 026-05-2005 01:19
       
      I Freakin love this song it was on ONe Tree Hill Last night One Tree hill always has Grreeeattt Songs
       Tuulikki says:
      Like 001-05-2005 00:55
       
      I like this song. Yes that dude is pretty. Fat lips
       flock says:
      Like 019-04-2005 02:13
       
       Steal says:
      Like 014-04-2005 08:53
       
      Good song (:

      The main singer is very pretty. Very, very pretty.
       DyingAtheist says:
      Like 011-02-2005 16:32
       
      God I worship this song I love it so much!
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