A Band Called Quinn

A Band Called Quinn

 Glasgow, Scotland, GBR
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A Band Called Quinn are an artpop band from Glasgow, Scotland, mixing up film, theatre & music like space socks at a psychedelic laundrette.

Biography

A Band Called Quinn are a female fronted art-pop band from Glasgow, Scotland.

Producer/drummer Bal Cooke spotted singer/songwriter Louise Quinn busking on the streets of Glasgow & the rest is history! Other member are Steven Westwater (bass) & Robert Henderson (trumpet/keys) who also plays with Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat.

The band have worked with Kid Loco, Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand) & Bal has recorded Domino Records artists The Pastels, Tenniscoats, Bill Wells & Jarvis Cocker.

With support from Creative Scotland the band toured in the critically acclaimed multimedia
show  Biding Time (remix), devised with Grid Iron’s Co-Artistic Director Ben Harrison, round the UK last year. The show was selected for the prestigious Made In Scotland showcase at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. As a result the band toured the show to Cultura Inglesa in Brazil this June & the have been invited to do a three week run in New York with interest from other international bookers.

The show has received fourteen 4 star reviews & been nominated for an Arts & Business Scotland Award for Digital Innovation. The soundtrack album has received support from Dermot O'Leary (BBC Radio 2), Tom Robinson (BBC6 Music), Janice Forsyth (Radio Scotland), Jim Gellatly (Amazing Radio), Frank Skinner (Absolute Radio)...

The band can be heard on various soundtracks to films by the likes of David McKenzie &
Penny Woolcock & their own short film for Kid Loco duet Oh Jackie screened at the Canne film festival in 2013. They appeared recently on the soundtrack to The Royals on E! starring Liz Hurley & Joan Collins. 

Louise Quinn has a wonderful voice’  (Madonna)

‘Incredible(Ian Rankin)

A pop-art treat ‘ (Q)

Our favourite Glaswegian music makers(The Herald)

‘...Incredible songs...(Big Issue)

Excellent Electro Stompers’ (The Guardian)

A Band Called Quinn aren't just one of Scotland's best bands, they are one of Britain's(The
Daily Record)



Discography

Albums:
Biding Time (remix)
Red Light Means Go
The Beggar's Opera
Sun, Moon, Stars,

Singles:
Drive With Your Eyes Closed
You Know The Right People
Oh Jackie
DIY
The Glimmer Song

Set List

You Know The Right People
Drive With Your Eyes Closed
The Glimmer song
Snowing In Paris
Forget About It
Fluff Girl
The Glimmer Song
Wolf Cries Boy
All The Dead End Jobs
Gene, I'm Starting To Remember
Ghosts From The War
DIY