The band self-released their debut single ‘Take Me Home (Kiss and Tell)’ in the summer of 2009, followed by their first UK tour which both sparked an interest within the music industry and gained them a vast following of loyal fans. The City Calls have been extensively gigging and touring since that release; also supporting the likes of Futures, Twenty Twenty and The Mission District from Canada.
The band have also headlined sold-out shows in their hometown of Southampton, played at the 40th anniversary of Glastonbury Festival, the massive student festival ‘Beach Break Live’ and was one of the top-billed bands on the Butserquest Stage at 2010’s ‘Butserfest’ along with Deaf Havana and Lecarla.
‘I Am Mighty Records’ signed the band in the summer of 2010 and released their first EP ‘Dirty Tricks’ which, gathered positive reviews from magazines, such as: ‘Rock Sound’ and ‘Big Cheese’.
Their sound has been described as “a raw version of You Me At Six, Paramore and New Found Glory” and that they have “energy, catchy hooks and an exciting live show, leaving the audience wanting more
The City Calls new music video ‘Meet In The Middle’ has just been released. Produced by the extremely talented Josh Partridge who has worked with such U.K. bands as ‘Sell Your Sky’
The band is also heading out on tour in February with Forever August and Malokai I’ve included the dates and details below.
15.02 London – The Good Ship
16.02 Nottingham – The Maze
17.02 Yeovil – Tabernacle Junction
19.02 Winchester – The Railway Inn