Summer Camp (band)

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For the Californian alternative rock band, see Summercamp.
Summer Camp
Summer camp hk 2012.jpg
Summer Camp performing in Hong Kong, 2012
Background information
Origin England
Genres Indie pop, synthpop, new wave, R&B
Years active 2009–present
Labels Moshi Moshi
Website Official website
Members Jeremy Warmsley, Elizabeth Sankey

Summer Camp are an indie pop duo formed in October 2009 by married couple multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Warmsley and vocalist Elizabeth Sankey. They are currently signed to the Moshi Moshi label[1] on which they have released all three of their full-length albums, as well as two EPs and a film soundtrack.[2]

Summer Camp's musical style has been described as "21st-century alt.pop",[3] but also is influenced by 1960s girl groups and 1980s synthpop. The lyrics, written by Sankey, are often quite dark and deal with failed relationships, conflicts and teenage obsessions. Along with the band's artwork and music videos they also draw heavily from American culture from the 1960s–1980s.

In 2014, they released their soundtrack to Beyond Clueless, a teen movie documentary directed by critic Charlie Lyne.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Welcome to Condale, 31 October 2011, Moshi Moshi, 2011[4] (digital, CD, 12")
  • Summer Camp, 9 September 2013, Moshi Moshi, 2013 (digital, CD, 12")
  • Beyond Clueless (original soundtrack), 4 August 2014, Moshi Moshi, 2014 (digital, 12")
  • Bad Love, 25 May 2015, Moshi Moshi, 2015 (digital, CD, 12")

EPs[edit]

  • Young, September 6, 2010, Moshi Moshi (digital, CD)
  • Always, June 29, 2012, Apricot (digital, 10")

Singles[edit]

  • "Ghost Train" – 12 April 2010, Moshi Moshi (digital, 1000 run 7")
  • "Round The Moon" – 6 September 2010, Moshi Moshi (digital, 1000 run 7")
  • "Better Off Without You" - 2011, Moshi Moshi (digital)
  • "Down" - October 2011, Moshi Moshi (digital)

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