I Concur

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I Concur
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Background information
Origin Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Genres Post-Rock
Alternative rock
Indie
Years active 2007–present
Labels Club AC30
Website Official site
Members Tim Hann
James Brunger
Toby Page
Chris Woolford

I Concur is an alternative rock band from Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

The band is known for using their lyrics to tell unusual stories from modern culture. Subject matter has previously focused on the Korean stem cell scientist Hwang Woo Suk (on "Decimal Places"), the building of the M62 motorway around Stott Hall Farm (on "Build Around Me") and the American TV series The Wire (on "Sobotka").[1]

Career[edit]

I Concur's their first gig took place at The Packhorse, Leeds, in January 2007 and in the subsequent May, the band released their debut EP "Whatever It's Going to Be".

Following a support with The Hold Steady,[2] I Concur were added to the independent record label, Dance To The Radio’s various artists compilation album, Out of the Woods and Trees,[3] then in March 2008, the band released a limited 7" double a-sided single, "Lucky Jack" / "Build Around Me", through Brew Records which was played by Huw Stephens on BBC Radio 1.[4] Following positive reviews,[5] and coverage in the NME, I Concur were invited to record a session for Huw Stephens' BBC Introducing show at the Maida Vale studios.[6]

The following July, BBC Introducing announced that I Concur would play at the Reading and Leeds Festival.[7] The band then released their next single, "Oblige", produced by Tom Woodhead of ¡Forward, Russia!, in October 2008.[8]

In September 2009, I Concur announced that had signed with the London-based record label, Club AC30, and the band's debut album, Able Archer, and new single, "Sobotka", were released the following October.[9]

Following positive reviews of the album [10] the band took time away from performing to focus on writing new material.

The band released its second album, Burial Proof[11] in mid-2012.


Members[edit]

  • Tim Hann - guitar, vocals
  • James Brunger - drums, vocals
  • Toby Page - bass
  • Chris Woolford - guitar

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Able Archer (2009) - Club AC30
  • "Burial Proof" (2012)

EPs[edit]

  • "Whatever It's Going to Be" (2007) - self released

Singles[edit]

  • "Lucky Jack" / "Build Around Me" (2008) - Brew Records
  • "Oblige" / "Captors" (2008) - Brew Records
  • "Sobotka" / "Iterate This" (2009) - Club AC30

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Out of the Woods and Trees (2007) - Dance To The Radio
  • Brew Records, Volume 1 - (2007) - Brew Records
  • Compilation Number 2 - (2008) - On The Bone

References[edit]

External links[edit]