The Words are a 4 piece indie rock band based in Manchester who are developing an exciting reputation as one of the top up and coming bands in the country by combining an incredible passion for music with the ability to create ‘music for the masses’.
Drawing on an enormous range of influences from David Bowie through to The Strokes, The Words have managed to create their own unique style of music that both entertains and excites.
The Words have opened the Incoming Festival at The Fly in London, supported The Stranglers at the Wyeside Music Festival, played at Sound City Festival in Liverpool as well as playing top venues around the country including Proud Galleries, The Cavern Club and appearing many times at various Manchester Academy venues. The Words biggest gig to date was at the Stuttgarter Sternstunden festival playing infront of 40,000 fans supporting 30 Seconds to Mars and Placebo in Stuttgart city centre celebrating Mercedes-Benz 125th birthday.
The band’s music has also been recognised with ‘Drum for a Soul’ and ‘I’m not listening’ being licensed for independent films, ‘Caroline’ being selected for Microsoft’s sponsored song program to promote Windows 7 and both ‘Under the Sun’ and ‘FAG’ being featured by Mercedes-Benz. ‘Under the Sun’ has been “introduced” by Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music where he described the band as “absolutely storming”.
The Words have just released their debut album ‘Truth & Faith’ through Phoenixx Records with the album being featured as album of the week on TunAthe Day, The Words being ‘band of the month’ in Room Thirteen Magazine, lead single Everybody’s With You being single of the week on ‘Indie London’, Demons receiving national airplay on Kerrang Radio, Everybody’s With You play listing on All FM and culminating in a sell out headline show at Factory 251 in Manchester to launch the album.