The Losing Touch had an accomplished debut year in 2019, having played sold out gigs in Liverpool, Leeds and in their hometwon of Barnsley twice. The band released their debut EP, entitled ‘Midnight Again’ on October 17th to much praise, described as a ‘perfect blend between Arcade Fire and Elbow’.
Lead single ‘There Must Be More’ received plays on Lauren Laverne’s BBC 6 Music Introducing show and Janice Long’s BBC Radio Wales show who said “just so good, can’t wait to hear more!”
Formed by long term friends and collaborators James Gilroy and Nevyn Stevenson, The Losing Touch take influences from everything from The Pogues to Nick Cave and Doves to Tom Waits. Their songs span stories of determination, love, death, pain, happiness and all other universal truths. Gilroy provides the lead vocals and Stevenson the lead guitar, the pair recruited Ben Scarff on drums, Callan Mellor on bass and Liam Brown on keys.
2020 begins with a limited Double A 7″ release of singles ‘Through The Night‘ and ‘Cleaning The Stone’, set for a one off release via AWAL on Friday 13th of March.
The Losing Touch play Barnsley (17.03), Sheffield (18.03), Leeds (04.04) and Manchester (05.04) in live shows described as “etheral, pounding and catchy as fuck throughout”
17.03 Barnsley, No 7
18.03 Sheffield, Sydney and Matilda’s
04.04 Leeds, Fox and Newt
05.04 Manchester, Rose and Monkey
The Losing Touch
‘Just so good, can’t wait to hear more!’
(Janice Long BBC Radio Wales )
“The perfect blend between The National, Arcade Fire and Elbow’ ( It’s All Indie)
‘Cacophony of sound…..deserves your fullest attention’ (Reyt Good Magazine)
‘Stevenson’s guitar dancing round Gilroy’s voice ..ethereal, pounding and catchy as fuck throughout’ ( Sine Fm)
‘From the grandeur of Elbow, to the elegance of The National..The Losing Touch have created a moment that could be calling card for yeard to come’ ( Velvet Independent)
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