lukas

lukas

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Biography

LUKAS is an explosive four piece rock / indie band from Sydney. Influenced by pop culture from the 80’s to the present; with artists like Coldplay, Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Travis, John Mayer, U2, The Strokes, The Killers, Hot Hot Heat, Ben Folds Five, Silverchair & Crowded House flowing through their veins.

The band was pioneered by Luke Munns, who previously played drums on countless albums and tours spanning the globe. Luke and his band “Able” won Channel [V]’s Legup competition out of 2500 unsigned bands across Australia and New Zealand and gained invaluable recording experience throughout this time.

After locking himself away for many months Luke recorded home demos of his songs to find an overwhelming response of over 100,000 downloads through both MySpace and the website, primarily spread through word of mouth.

No stranger to the stage, Luke made his acoustic show public, doing shows all around NSW in venues provided by The Harbour Agency then landed a support slot for a sold out tour with seven times platinum singer / songwriter Brooke Fraser.

In early ’06 Luke formed a collaboration of the best in musicianship and recording locations within his circles to create what producer Brendan Anthony (INXS, Midnight Oil, Jimmy Barnes, Ian Moss, Wheatus, George) has called one of the best records he has produced in his 17 year career. Recorded within a budget of $30,000 the new EP “Lukas – You & Me” is a collective of experienced talent whom together have crafted a unique sound with strong, soaring melodies and catchy hooks that capture your attention.

The future for Lukas is bright as a selection of like minded, dynamic musicians have been solidified into a band, including longtime friend Sam O’Donnell, wielding killer feel and unbridled passion on the drums, Troy Munns, gifted with mature skill and creativity, smooth parts and rich tone on bass and Chris Whitehall, bringing precision backing vocals and “wall of sound” guitars to the mix.

Lukas have spent the last year at strategic locations along the coast of NSW rehearsing and creating and are already making a big mark on the music scene with industry interest after packed out performances at the The Brass Monkey, Mona Vale Hotel, The Spectrum, The Annandale and The Hopetoun. Rumour has it their huge sound, good looks and hard work ethic will see them rise to success.

Discography

2004 - Lukas EP Demos
2006 - Lukas - You & Me EP - Release in Dec '06

Set List

1. World Away
2. Feels Like Home
3, Never Be The Same
4. No Other Eyes
5. Hold Me – Take Me Apart
6. For The Last Time
7. You & Me
8. Proposal
9. All I Need
10. I’ll Be There