Citizens! is a new band on the French label, Kitsuné, comprised of five guys from London and produced by Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos. Embracing pop in all its forms and experimenting with creating a new sound, the result is infectious, with a bit of glam attitude and more than a little funk mixed into their indie pop sound. The band played some songs and sat down with Maia to talk about their video for “True Romance,” and their rules for recording.
Featured song: “True Romance”
Citizens!’ debut album, Here We Are, is available now from Kitsuné.
Complete radio broadcast and playlist: http://b-t-r.co/Z6s8CE
Upcoming tour dates:
12/16 @ Sound Museum Vision in Tokyo, Japan
About BTR Live Studio:
BTR Live Studio features a mix of breaking and established musicians playing exclusive sets in our studios, then sitting down for a chat with host Maia Macdonald. Maia is a musician and DJ who’s been involved with the music scene for a number of years and has a knack for asking the questions that musicians actually enjoy answering. Watch more episodes of BTR Live Studio on our Blip page: http://blip.tv/btrlivestudio
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