Born and bred in Liverpool, immersed in generations of the town’s fine musical heritage, The Hummingbirdshave spent their debut years amassing a strong following of loyal fans who travel the length and breadth of the country to watch them play. As they roll out song after mesmerizing song, filled with three part vocal harmonies, perfectly timed rhythm guitars, love fueled lyrical content and a beautiful line up of straight faces masking their intrinsic Scouse wit, one can’t help but feel that you’re on the cusp of discovering one of Britain’s next great bands.
As independent artists it’s no mean feat to get noticed above a sea of songsmiths and musicians in the digital maelstrom of music releases, but their debut album, ‘Pieces of You’, released last year, captured the ears of the critics, with solid support coming from titles such as; Q, The Telegraph, Gigwise, Clash and The Independent to name just a few. The band also performed live sessions on BBC London, Oxford &Liverpool, with plays on 6 Music and Radio 2.
Last year’s sell out tours, taking in sold out shows at Liverpool’s 02 Academy the Arts Club and London’s Bush Hall with a stream of festival appearances that included Festival Number 6, Cornbury Music Festival, The Great Escape, Kendall Calling, Stockton Calling, Sound City, The Wychwood Festival and Halfway to 75, saw the band’s online presence steadily increase with a combined views on socials of around 60,000 plus. They have also supported Cast, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Hudson Taylor, The View, The Frontiers(double headline), Pete Docherty and Young Rebel Set.