Real Ones

Real Ones

BandFolkPop

Real Ones is the best live band I've ever seen. You dance, sing, and smile when they play live. When you listen to their albums, you dream, enjoy and love your day. Something inbetween Dungen, Flaming Lips, Mercury Rev and The Band - they are an uniqe band that will amaze you. I promise.

Biography

Real Ones are five childhood friends from Bergen, Norway. Adding psychedelic zest to a city that has already provided the likes of Royksopp, Annie and Kings of Convenience, here is a group that are more than deserving to be born from such an intimate, and acclaimed stable.

If Lennon and McCartney had devised the concept of Sgt Pepper some forty years later, pulsing with Scandi blood and toying early with the promotion of 'free love!', they would have devised a very basic blueprint forReal Ones. These five close comrades share in that affinity, moulding a magical kaleidoscope of sound.

Having known each other for so many years, it should come as no surprise that despite Real Ones' sound bouncing with tangents, it's so precise and complete.

There's the hearty, autumnal nature of warm folk, interspersed with a swirling psychedelic brood. Throw in a wave of cute three-part harmonies, and some devilishly intoxicating melodies to result in one fulfilling, head-spinning brew.

You'll hear the zany joy of The Flaming Lips, the cocooning otherworldly warmth of alt-country lynchpins Wilco, with the universal thoughts and perspectives of The Band. Ultimately, you'll hear Real Ones, and that's one glorious world to find yourself floating in.

Channelling this into a pulsing glitter ball and firing it from a canon, Real Ones possess the magic that has already enraptured audiences across Northern Europe and America.

Raise a tankard in your nearest tavern, and revel in this quintet's all inclusive radiance and glow. Bergen then, the new Manchester? Real Ones; your new favourite band.