The Winter Kings
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The Winter Kings

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'Dreamy soundscapes and guitars ranging from thick and blossoming to delay drenched and luxurious, headed up by Austin's vital vocal.'

'Excellent. Love the way they could just change the pace they played hard rock rock then gentle melody seemlessly. A joy to listen to.'

'The band combine brooding intensity with strong lyricism… A highly original outfit.'

'Music that moves seamlessly from sparse emotion to waves of solid noise within the same song. The word ‘epic’ was invented for this band. The style is difficult to pin down, so fresh and original does it appear. The performance of vocalist Austin Kehoe, with overtones of Bono and Tim Booth, is nothing short of stunning.’

'An earthquake of a set. Their polished sound is one of the most commercially viable in the city and nestles somewhere between the introspection of Bright Eyes and the cold steel grandeur of Editors.'

'...if ever there's a band that can steal the show it's The Winter Kings. I admit to catching this band live a lot recently, and yet every time I see them they surpass themselves. On paper it's simple; rock and roll played with boundless energy, depth and passion, performed by an exceptional cast of musicians and a front man who is so comfortable with his audience it's difficult to believe he hasn't been doing this all his life. The expectation in the rammed audience was greatly rewarded by a sterling set from the most complete band in Cambridge at the moment. I've not been this excited about a local band for years; if The Winter Kings don't succeed in the music industry it will be an incredible injustice.'

- Recent


The Black Caravan EP.
Available from cdbaby, itunes,amazon



The Winter Kings, based in the East of England write powerful, emotive, melody driven music with a dark and introspective lyrical base. Underpinned by the fusion of Delderfield's epic guitar work and Kehoe's haunting vocal, their work is difficult to define in terms of influence but should appeal to fans of the atmospheric rock of Interpol and the National and the dark lyrical leanings of Nick Cave and Arcade Fire.

The band's live set has drawn a lot of media attention after incendiary performances at The Secret Garden Party Festival and in venues in London, Cambridge, Peterborough and Dublin. A UK tour to promote the forthcoming single is already underway. Reviews of the band's music and performance have been, without exception, laudatory and their fan base continues to grow apace.

Black Caravan, the powerful new single by The Winter Kings is now availabe to download.The song has already attracted widespread acclaim from critics and audiences alike and an accompanying video, featuring Lois Winstone, will be distributed in parallel