White Lies (band)

White Lies (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = White Lies

Img_capt = White Lies
Background = group_or_band
Origin = London, England
Genre = Indie
Years_active = 2007-present
Label = Fiction Records
Chess Club
URL = [http://www.myspace.com/whitelies Myspace]
Current_members = Harry McVeigh
Charles Cave
Jack Lawrence-Brown

White Lies is an alternative post-punk indie band based in London, England. They formed following the break-up of fellow London indie band Fear of Flying.cite web|url=http://www.new-noise.net/new-bands/white-lies-/white-lies-_4183.html|title=White Lies - Lies that don't need perfecting|publisher=Rob McCrae, new-noise.net|accessdate=2008-10-02] The band members consist of Harry McVeigh, Charles Cave, and Jack Lawrence-Brown. Their style has been compared to Editors,cite web|url=http://www.thisisnottingham.co.uk/entertainment/Review-White-Lies-Bodega-Social/article-354872-detail/article.html|title=Review: White Lies, The Bodega Social|publisher=thisisnottingham.co.uk|accessdate=2008-10-02] Joy Division, Interpol, The Killers, Echo & The Bunnymen and The Teardrop Explodes.cite web|url=http://bandweblogs.com/blog/2008/03/26/white-lies-to-release-unfinished-business-tour-dates-nme-new-noize-tour/|title=White Lies to release “Unfinished Business” + tour dates (NME New Noize Tour)|publisher=Band Weblogs.co.uk|accessdate=2008-10-02] McVeigh's singing voice has been compared to that of Ian Curtis.

They made their television debut on Later... with Jools Holland in May 2008 playing single "Unfinished Business", as well as future single "Death". Their first headline tour is scheduled to visit 29 UK venues between September and October 2008.cite web |title=White Lies |author=White Lies |publisher=MySpace |accessdate=2008-06-01 |date=2008
] They played the New Band Stage on the Sunday of Oxegen 2008 before mingling with the crowds until their ferry left at 6 p.m.

The band have just finished their debut album in Belgium which has been provisionally titled "To Lose My Life Or Lose My Love", for release in January 2009.

The band's new single Death comes with remixes by Crystal Castles and Haunts. [http://elbo.ws/post/1227701/new-single-from-white-lies/]


*Unfinished Business, Chess Club April 28, 2008, limited edition 7"
*Death, Fiction Records, September 22, 2008 UK #52


External links

* [http://www.whitelies.com Official Website]
* [http://www.myspace.com/whitelies White Lies Official Myspace]
* [http://music.virgin.com/2008/10/07/eleanor-conway-presents-attic-lights-interview/ Eleanor Conway Presents: White Lies interview on music.virgin.com]

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