Longsight are a new indie guitar band from Stockport, Greater Manchester in the North West of England.

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The band started started in August 2019 and their first few gigs caught the imagination of their peers and music journalists alike.:

  • Si Wolstencroft (The Fall/ Ian Brown’s band) “Absolutely love Longsight. They sound like a cross between The Buzzcocks and New Order”.
  • The Big issue: “Beg, borrow or steal the entrance fee. Longsight are about to go stellar”.
  • Cassie Delta KBYD radio California: “The songs have a hurting, haunting, heart-breaking echo to them.”
  • Manchester Evening News, “No wonder current music sounds banal, Longsight have taken all the best songs”.
  • Chester Chronicle: “Top new band. Every track sounds like a hit single.”
  • Glasgow Herald. “Beautifully crafted songs delivered in an unnerving style”.

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The band comprises:

  • Keo (Guitar/vox) formerly in Jez Kerr from A Certain Ratio’s solo band, The Family Bizarre and The Treatment Organisation.
  • Adam Halford (Drums/vox) formerly in The Trainset.
  • Johnny Stringer (Bass/vox) Formerly in The Stipe band.

Longsight’s first single ‘These Chains’ is out now on limited edition 7″ vinyl through Discogs. Produced by Jez Kerr from A Certain Ratio. A new single comes in Summer 2020 and their  first album is due out early next year through German Shepherd Records.



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