Leon of Athens
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Leon of Athens

London, England, United Kingdom | Established. Jan 01, 2015 | INDIE

London, England, United Kingdom | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2015
Solo Pop Indie




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2015 - Global

2018 - Xenos

2020- Communication

2021- Mad Into You



London based indie-pop star Leon of Athens channels the flamboyant beauty of Sufjan Stevens and Francis & the Lights, alongside a similar widescreen pop sensibility as LAUV and MARINA , who he has both supported in the US and Europe. His new single 'Mad Into You' showcases just why he has become a big live draw across Europe and his rising profile in the USA where he has been confirmed to appear at Okeechobee, Firefly Music Festival, Summerfest, Shaky Knees and Bonnaroo festivals. The new EP follows the highly acclaimed release of his debut album, championed by the likes of The Guardian, NME, Q, New York Times and more. He recently released the remix to “Communication” from the critical acclaimed band Portugal. The Man. Leon of Athens new single 'Mad Into You' was written with David Sneddon (Lewis Capaldi and Lana Del Rey) and Katerine Duska & produced by Joseph Wander.

Press Quotes:

"Immensely appealing Greek pop star" – New York Times

“Brainy pop inflected with electronic, folk and other flavours” – The Guardian

“Leon has mastered the art of electronica-tickled melodic pop.” – NME

"Lovely song, lovely performance" - Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Radio Music

“The Greek god of indie-pop” – Wonderland

"Conveying the depth and nuance of ‘Xenos’ in a little over 150 words isn’t easy" - Clash

"Even when he's talking about the deplorable state of things he does it in a way that lifts the heart"  - MOJO

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