6 Day Riot
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6 Day Riot is a London based alternative pop band, formed in 2006, and featuring Tamara Schlesinger (vocals, ukulele, guitar), Daniel Deavin (drums), Edd Harwood (upright bass), Gabriel Lucena (guitar) and Rachel Coleshill (violin, melodica). 6 Day Riot take influences from folk and pop music.
After line-up changes, 6 Day Riot went on to perform at North by Northeast in 2008, debuting a new EP "Bring On The Waves", featuring songs written about going to Canada for the festival, including the single "Go! Canada". Their EP and single were released on Tantrum Records, their own record label.
Their album 6 Day Riot Have A Plan was released on 6 July 2009 on Tantrum Records, featuring the single "Run For Your Life". The song was Radcliffe/Maconie's single of the week on Radio 2.
Their single "All I Need" from their latest album was released on Tantrum Records on 7 June 2010, and was the winner of Steve Lamacq's Rebel Playlist on BBC 6 Music. On This Island was released on 1 November 2010, with the lead single "Take Me" out on 27 October. The band toured the UK promoting the release and supported Belle and Sebastian in Dec at The Barrowland in Glasgow.
Their song "Run for Your Life" is featured in the 2011 film Scream 4.
"Fin de siècle folk-pop.. splendid" - The Times
"On This Island is a gorgeous collision of ideas, sounds and words" - The Music Fix
- Folie à Deux (May 2007)
- 6 Day Riot Have A Plan (July 2009)
- On This Island (November 2010)
- "Maybe" (May 2006)
- "Bring On The Waves" (August 2008)
- "Folie à Deux" / "Reinkarnation of Take the Time" (April 2007)