Gang of Youths Tickets
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Gang of Youths is an indie rock band that formed in Sydney, Australia, in 2012. They are known for their emotional songs and honest lyrics. Their debut album, The Positions, was released in 2015 and debuted at No. 5 on the Australian charts. Since then, they have toured throughout their home country and many other venues around the globe.
Gang of Youths background
The members of Gang of Youths have diverse backgrounds. Songwriter David Le'aupepe has a Samoan and Jewish background while Jung Kim is Korean-American. Maxwell Dunn was born in New Zealand, Joji Malani is Fijian and drummer Donnie Borzestowski is Polish-Australian. They met while attending an evangelical church. The band is known for their revealing, emotional lyrics. Their song subjects range from battling disease to relationship turmoil. Gang of Youths has connected with the Australian public in a big way. Their first two albums were big hits on the ARIA charts.
Gang of Youths career milestones
Gang of Youths appeared at South by Southwest in 2014. They were one of 24 Australian acts at the Austin music festival. In 2015, the band's first album won Best Rock Album at the ARIA awards. The band itself was named 2015 ARIA Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Gang of Youths has continued to have success on the charts since releasing their debut record. In 2017, their second album, Go Farther in Lightness, debuted at No. 1 on the ARIA charts. It won four ARIA awards and received lots of critical acclaim. The band has since become truly international, relocating to London and then touring Europe and the U.S. In March of 2018, Gang of Youths made their first appearance on US TV, appearing on Late Night with Seth Meyers.
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Similar to Gang of Youths
Gang of Youths' intelligent, thoughtful brand of indie rock has a lot in common with bands like The Walkmen and The National. Gang of Youths is heavily influenced by acts like The Replacements, U2 and Bruce Springsteen.
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