MIRANDA VERSUS THE CROK www.myspace.com/mirandaversusthecrok

MIRANDA VERSUS THE CROK www.myspace.com/mirandaversusthecrok

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''Miranda Versus The Crok offer a gripping, dynamic, fresh and alternative way of performing acoustic music live...I was looking at the stage in disbelief that there were only 2 musicians up there creating such a wall of sound...A must be seen, exciting live act..''Review-Vibrations Magazine

Biography

Coming up from the streets of Leeds! Miranda Versus The Crok formed 2 years ago after meeting each other busking on the streets of Leeds one night and improvising a jamming session to a gathering and appreciative crowd!
They formed Miranda Versus The Crok a few days later and played their first gig a week after that.
Miranda Versus The Crok arose from the ashes of 2 former bands on the Leeds Circuit, Mirandas Bright Young Things Award winning punk band Mutiny which she fronted and Johns band People Like Us.

The duo are regularly in the top 10 of the myspace worldwide overall folk charts having reached number 2 in January 2010 and are also regularly in the top 30 of the myspace pop charts and top 40 of the alternative charts.
There is currently a feature up about them on the BBC website- BBC Introducing.

They actively plug and promote any gig they play and are dedicated to focussing alot of time and energy into this. They gig regularly and their shows are well attended.

They have always recieved positive reviews of live and recorded material and gig very regularly in the U.K. They have since supported Alabama 3 in London, Kimya Dawson and Toby Goodshank (the mouldy peaches) Diane Cluck and Josh T pearson (Lift to Experience) to name but a few on the ''Anti-folk'' circuit where they seem to fit nicely.
Miranda Versus The Crok have been also put on at various gigs from indie-electro pop to heavy metal crowds yet they always manage to win them over no matter who they are playing to or what genre they are playing with.

Their curious, interesting and quirky blend of all original (all their songs are written by bassist/vocalist Miranda Arieh) punky alt-folk pop, and expressive tantalising lyrics, though all acoustic music, crosses genres and blurrs the lines inbetween.
They have the drive to succeed and make a career out of what they love doing best which is the writing and performing of their songs.

Lyrics

Carry Me

Written By: Miranda Arieh

If there's something that keeps telling you the promises you keep are on the rise
Then theres nothing that can stop you from doing what you want with your life.
And when cradles high have fallen from beyond the blackest star in the sky
I say nothing now can stop you from doing what you want with your life
Ive seen golden walks and broad locks and black confetti in that dead bird's eyes
Hey now nothing now can stop you from doing what you want with your life.

CHORUS---CARRY ME
SI CARRY ME SI CARRY ME SEA CARRY ME
CARRY ME SI CARRY ME SI CARRY ME SEA CARRY ME
TO TAXI SEA TAX TEA TAX SITAXTEATAX SEATAXTEATAX
CARRY ME SEA CARRY ME SI CARRY ME SI CARRY ME

If there's something that keeps haunting you and taunting you you know I'd hunt it down.
I say everybody's perfect but youre perfecter when no-one finds youre found.
And when afterall is faded and the speeches that they speak are faded free
You must make up all your own sense of the nonsense that they say you say you see.
I've been over-talked and down-talked and talked right outta liking being lead.
Now who are you talking to, who are you begging to?-YOURS are the voices youre hearing in your head -carry me.
CHORUS

Discography

Miranda Versus The Crok have so far released one 7 track EP -Between The Flame and a Heavy Hand (2008) and will be releasing their first full length album in March of this year.
They have been played on various local radio and internet stations.

Set List

We only do original material-no covers.
Our set varies from half an hour to 45 minutes though we have enough material to play for alot longer than this!!
We do as long as the promoter requests.
Our typical 30 min set at present consists of our songs Carry Me, Bliss, The Mormorers, Black and White Cat, I Went Searchin', The Way You Are, The Yellow Wallpaper, It's So Cold (most of which are available to listen to on here and on our myspace)