Propellers (band)

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Origin Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Genres Indie rock, indie pop, synthpop
Members Max Davenport
Archie Davenport
Charlie Simpson
Jimmy Goodwin
Will Wilkinson

Propellers are an indie rock/synthpop band from Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.[1] The band members are Max Davenport (lead vocals), Archie Davenport (guitar), Charlie Simpson (bass guitar), Jimmy Goodwin (keyboards) and Will Wilkinson (drums).[2]

The band has been signed to Red Light Management, a global management company that represents artist such as Alicia Keys, Franz Ferdinand and Kaiser Chiefs, among others.[3]


Propellers released their debut EP Midnight Kiss on 28 January 2013. The same day, the title track from the record was released as a single, together with an accompanying music video.[4] "Midnight Kiss" was first played by Jacob Rickard on BBC Introducing in Kent at the start of January. The band were chosen for daytime plays on BBC Radio 1 shows, including Sara Cox and Scott Mills.[1] In March 2013, the band released the second single from the EP, titled "Landslide". A video for the track was also released onto YouTube.[5]

Propellers' second EP, Black Mascara Eyes, was released on 15 July 2013. A music video for the title single was released onto YouTube on 1 July.[6]

On 14 July 2013, the band played at T in the Park 2013 on the BBC Introducing Stage.

Band Members[edit]


Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
Midnight Kiss
Black Mascara Eyes
  • Released: 15 July 2013
  • Label: Propellers Music
  • Formats: Digital download


Single Year Album
"Midnight Kiss" 2013 Midnight Kiss
"Black Mascara Eyes" Black Mascara Eyes

Music Videos[edit]

Year Song Album Director(s) Source
2013 "Midnight Kiss" Midnight Kiss EP LOVE Vis-Art, Mike Lee Thomas [4][7]
"Landslide" Tom Bryan [5]
"Black Mascara Eyes" Black Mascara Eyes EP Duncan Howsley [6]


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