Debut album from Catfish And The Bottlemen makes top 10

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Llandudno’s Catfish and The Bottlemen may look like archetypal  floppy-haired indie types, but their combination of ready-made anthems and hurled beach balls had the crowd abandoning all decorum to  clamber on each others’ shoulders The Guardian

They managed the rare rock n roll feat of being simultaneously whip-tight and raucously atmospheric, and brought to mind the early, pre-stardom days of Arctic Monkeys. Expect to hear more from them Daily Telegraph

This upcoming group are the next big thing GQ Magazine

Best discovery: Llandudno’s finest Catfish and The Bottlemen, whose huge, anthemic tunes caused riotous audience celebrations The Observer

If there is one rise set to be described as ‘’meteoric’ this year,  it’s this one Disorder Magazine

Catfish & The Bottlemen are on the up, with the Welsh indie-rockers being compared to the Arctic Monkeys and The Strokes. Their next single ‘Cocoon’ could send them into orbit The Independent

A band on the brink of stardom Metro

Catfish and The Bottlemen’s sound seems so fully formed that it’s difficult to reconcile yourself to the fact that The Balcony is  really their debut record Clash

Fast-rising Communion-Island Records signed 4 piece Catfish and The Bottlemen have made the top 10 with the release of their debut album The Balcony, produced by Jim Abbiss (Arctic Monkeys, Peace), alongside a new single ‘Cocoon’, which is A listed at Radio 1 & featured on the new EA SPORTS FIFA 15 soundtrack alongside the likes of Jungle, Kasabian and Rudimental. Ahead of a sold-out 18 date UK headline tour this Autumn, Catfish have also announced a London Shepherd’s Bush Empire date for April 2015.

All this comes on the tail-end of a hugely successful summer for the 4 English lads from Llandudno, which has seen them play a marathon 30  date festival run (including Latitude, Reading & Leeds, Bestival & T In The Park)  to a collective audience of over 160,000 people.

Watch the album trailer for The Balcony here:

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