The Skys
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The Skys

Vilnius, Lithuania | Established. Jan 01, 1995 | SELF

Vilnius, Lithuania | SELF
Established on Jan, 1995
Band Rock Progressive

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Jul
07
The Skys @ U Matczacka

Sokolka, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland

Sokolka, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland

Jul
06
The Skys @ Vasaros Terasa

Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania

Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania

Music

Discography

Civilized (1997)
Dreams (1999)
PostModern Game (2004)
Colors of the Desert (2011)
Journey Through the Skies (2015)

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Bio

The Skys is the leading rock band in Lithuania. It is also the most recognized Lithuanian band abroad.

The band has released 5 studio albums: “Civilized” (1997), “Dreams” (1999), “Postmodern Game” (2004), “Colours of the Desert” (2011) and “Journey through the Skies” (2015).

The latest albums feature world's top class musicians:

  • Dave Kilminster (Roger Waters band) – guitar;
  • Snowy White (Roger Waters band) – guitar;
  • John Young (ex-Scorpions, Bonnie Tyler) – keyboards, bac vocs, producer;
  • Snake Davis (Eurythmics, P.McCartney, Ray Charles, James Brown, etc.) – sax;
  • Martin Beedle (Cutting Crew, Sarah Brightman, etc) – drums;
  • Tony Spada (Holding Pattern) – guitar;
  • Anne Marie Helder (Mostly Autumn, Panic Room) – bac voc;
  • Robert Townsend (Steve Hackett) – sax;
  • India Carney (The Voice semi-finalist) - bac voc.
  • Kyla Wight – bac voc

Two last albums were recorded in Mamas Studio (Vilnius, Lithuania) and Liscombe Park Studios (London, UK) famous for URIAH HEEP and ASIA recordings.

Mixed by one and only Steve RISPIN ( credits include Tina Turner, Elton John, Asia, Tankard and many others).

The last album mastered at legendary Abbey Road studios by Christian Wright.

The band had many solo gigs and participated in various festivals throughout Europe, Canada, USA and Japan,

The Skys shared the stage with Rick Wakeman (ex-YES), Blues Brothers, The Exploited, Lifesigns, Delirium, John Young Band, Arena and many more.

In 2017 Silver Medal from Global Music Awards

In 2017 nominated for the JPF Awards best Rock album out of 17K albums and 240K songs
In 2016 got  The Akademia Music Award for Best Rock Song
In 2015 got The Akademia Music Award for Best Rock/Experimental Song
In 2013 and 2014 played around 100 shows
In 2013 the album exclusively rereleased for German Market via Dr. Music Records
In 2012 The Skys music received TV and radio airplay on hundreds of radio stations across Europe, USA and Canada with interviews in Netherlands, Poland, UK and “album of the week” in Austria, A-listed in Norway, 12 weeks at top 30 charts in Poland.
In 2012 Many high-quality press articles were published about the band in all major Lithuanian newspapers. The Skys album reviews showed up in The USA, Canada, Europe and receiving the very high evaluation.
In 2012 the album was rereleased on Out of the Box Records.
In 2012 The Skys got 9 Awards at various Polish Festivals.
In 2011 The Skys signed a publishing contract with Apollo Live.
In 2010 The Skys signed an exclusive digital distribution deal with Cinderella Records.
In 2004 The Skys were signed to Sutaras Record label for album “Postmodern Game”.
In 2001 The Skys made a musical theater performance “Civilized” which was presented in one of the biggest theaters in Vilnius – Jaunimo Teatras.

Band Members