Curse of Lono
Curse Of Lono released their critically acclaimed second album ‘As I Fell’ in August 2018. Produced by Oli Bayston (Boxed In) at Rancho V, a remote desert studio in Joshua Tree, California and Flesh & Bone Studios in London, ‘As I Fell’, entered the Official Americana Albums Charts at No. 10 and the Official Independent Albums Breakers Chart at No. 15 in the UK. The album also charted in the NACC College & Independent Radio Chart in the US, was Record Of The Week on Radio 1 in the Netherlands and charted in the Official iTunes Download Charts in the UK, Ireland, the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Spain, Russia, Thailand and The Czech Republic (including 4 top 10 positions).
Curse Of Lono, who formed in London in 2015, are Felix Bechtolsheimer (vocals, guitar), Joe Hazell (lead guitar and vocals), Dani Ruiz Hernandez (keys and vocals), Charis Anderson (bass and vocals) and Neil Findlay (drums).
Curse Of Lono kicked off 2019 with performances at SXSW in March followed by a UK tour with Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes and a 21-date European tour with US blues-rocker, Samantha Fish in May, before releasing their live-in-the-studio album ‘4am And Counting’ in June. The album entered the UK Americana Albums Chart and No. 7 and was supported by a sold-out UK headline tour in October.
RECIPIENTS OF THE BOB HARRIS EMERGING ARTIST AWARD
AT THE 2019 UK AMERICANA AWARDS
“Curse Of Lono have conjured a seductive mise en scene whose charged atmosphere bears parallels to Emylou Harris’s Wrecking Ball and U2’s The Joshua Tree.”
“Their songs conjure up epic, vivid soundscapes with a heart of noir.”
8/10 CLASSIC ROCK
“One of the essential albums of 2018.”
8/10 LOUDER THAN WAR
“A masterpiece… A giant atmospheric soundscape of an album.”
4/5 COUNTRY MUSIC PEOPLE