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British indie-rock sensation Bastille will play at this year's Colours of Ostrava

British indie-rock sensation Bastille will play at this year's Colours of Ostrava Four nominations for this year's Brit Awards - best band, best album, best single and rookie of the year. Who? After all, Bastille! British indie-rock sensation play at this year's Colours of Ostrava! "At that time we will know whether and how much of nominations turned into a gala dinner on 19 February in the actual award, "says festival director Zlata Holušová.

And so the four boys - even bassist Will Farquarson, keyboardist Kyle Simmons and drummer Chris Wood - from 2010 conquered the UK and a good chunk of the world, including the United States? "Catchy, infectious hits as Pompeii, Overjoyed, Laura Palmer or Things We Lost In The Fire, nadnášenými hymnickými choruses evoking neo 80 years, "says Zlata Holušová.

Other newly confirmed foreign names include master Iceland Ólafur Arnalds melancholy, Australian electro-soul singer-songwriter Chet Faker or South African dance Skip & Die. The Czech example, Monkey Business, Dan Barta & Illustratosphere, Bara Hrzánová & Condurango, Prago Union, Fast Food Orchestra, first mount or Ille.

In the Bastille, everything revolves around the composer, singer and musician Dana Smith. He was born on 14 July, which, as is known, the date of the conquest of the fortress of the Bastille in Paris in 1789 and the beginning of the French Revolution.
Good idea for the name of the group, because although it forward Smith could not have known the Bastille in Britain also unleashed a stir. Bad Blood Album happened in a matter of months, the most successful debut last year, the group tour sold out within hours, opening for Muse, and she appeared in Glastonbury, John Peel Stage cracking under the onslaught of fans at the seams most recent years. "We approach each song differently . I want to have their own stories and atmosphere built on a variety of sounds and genres and styles that I love. Which are indie rock, pop, folk and film soundtracks, "explained his compositional eclecticism Dan Smith. And you do not prevent it, though in his music critics hear strong influences of Florence and The Machine, Coldplay and Mumford & Sons. Indeed Bastille are popular cover band and its version already presented as tunes from City High, Miley Cyrus and Frank Ocean. The greatest success yet achieved a hit Of The Night: mixtures of two dance tracks The Rhythm of the Night (from the Italian Corona) and Rhythm Is a Dancer (German Snap!).

Bastille - Pompeii
Bastille - Things We Lost In The Fire
Ólafur Arnalds - Old Skin ft. Arnor Dan

Chet Faker - No Diggity (Live Sessions)

Skip & Die - La Cumbia Dictadura

Other confirmed performers Colours of Ostrava 2014 include Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant band Sensational Space Shifters, American melancholics The National, American MGMT, natural French singer ZAZ, Australian John Butler Trio, French drummers Les Tambours du Bronx, American singer, poet and slam poetry champion of Nigerian origin Iyeoka, mysterious psychedelic band Goat from the Swedish village Korpolombolo, American singer-songwriter with moving stories John Grant, retro soul pop The Asteroids Galaxy Tour of Denmark, Turkish musical gem Taksim Trio, French avant-garde saxophonist Guillaume Perret with the formation of The Electric Epic , sharp Isay French twins, Abby Berlin quartet playing a mix of rock, pop and techno rave, San Francisco band Rupa & The April Fishes alternating French chanson, punk rock, gypsy swing and tango, Jamaican reggae veteran Winston McAnuff with accordionist Fixie and beatboxer, nu-jazz British band Hidden Orchestra, the project Zou Via joining a trio of Neapolitan women with an accordion and a tambourine Assurd, Argentine singer Enzo Pagliaro and polyphonic male choir Lo Cor de la Plana from Marseille, explosive afrofunková formation Jupiter & Okwess Internationa l from the Congolese capital of Kinshasa or band David Wax Museum playing totally seductive and spontaneous style Mex Oy - Americana.

Colours of Ostrava Festival 2014 will take place from 17 to 20 July in Lower Vitkovice Ostrava. Visitors can look forward to four days of concerts leading foreign and domestic bands, theaters, workshops, discussions, films and other activities at many outdoor and indoor scenes.

Source: tz

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