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Wolf Alice Biography

Wolf Alice are an English alternative rock band from London. Formed in 2010 as an acoustic duo comprising singer Ellie Rowsell and guitarist Joff Oddie, since 2012 Wolf Alice have also featured bassist Theo Ellis and drummer Joel Amey.History 2017–2020: Visions of a Life, Mercury Prize Win In June 2017, Wolf Alice released the lead single "Yuk Foo" off their second studio album, Visions of a Life. They released three more singles, "Don't Delete the Kisses", "Beautifully Unconventional", and "Heavenward", before the release of their album on 28 September. In 2018, they also released "Formidable Cool", "Sadboy" and "Space & Time" as singles from the album. The band toured throughou...
Wolf Alice are an English alternative rock band from London. Formed in 2010 as an acoustic duo comprising singer Ellie Rowsell and guitarist Joff Oddie, since 2012 Wolf Alice have also featured bassist Theo Ellis and drummer Joel Amey.

History

2017–2020: Visions of a Life, Mercury Prize Win

In June 2017, Wolf Alice released the lead single "Yuk Foo" off their second studio album, Visions of a Life. They released three more singles, "Don't Delete the Kisses", "Beautifully Unconventional", and "Heavenward", before the release of their album on 28 September. In 2018, they also released "Formidable Cool", "Sadboy" and "Space & Time" as singles from the album.

The band toured throughout 2018, including dates supporting Foo Fighters during their Concrete and Gold Tour and Queens of the Stone Age as part of their Villains World Tour. They also supported Liam Gallagher at his concert at Finsbury Park on 29 June 2018.

In September 2018, Visions of a Life won the 2018 Mercury Prize.

2021–present: Blue Weekend

On 15 February 2021, the band's website was updated to show a looping video of an eye, with the heading "The Last Man on Earth". On 22 February 2021, the band announced that their single "The Last Man on Earth" would be released on 24 February 2021, and would debut on Annie Mac's show on BBC Radio 1. The release of the single was backed by the announcement of their third studio album, Blue Weekend, which was released on 4 June 2021. The second single from the album, "Smile", was released on 20 April 2021.

On release, music publication, The Forty-Five called Blue Weekend "a ballsy idyll of feeling: the sound of a band satisfying themselves rather than proving themselves, and completely filling the space they’ve carved out over the years."

Musical style and influences

While the group's early material was folk-tinged pop, they became more rock-oriented after the rhythm section joined. Generally, the band's musical syle has been described as alternative rock, indie rock, shoegaze, dream pop, folk, grunge, pop, and electronic. Clash described the band as "the lovechild of folk and grunge". The "Fluffy" single saw the band compared to Elastica and Hole, while the single's B-side, "White Leather", saw comparisons to The xx. Kitty Empire, writing in The Observer, described their sound as "an engaging strain of off-kilter indie rock". The band describe their music as "rocky pop". The Daily Telegraph declare Wolf Alice's debut album as 'feral and sophisticated' in review.

In interviews, the band has cited their liking for the Beatles, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Blur and Courtney Love.

Band members

Ellie Rowsell of Wolf Alice performing at Cambridge Junction, 2015

Current members

  • Ellie Rowsell – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizers, piano (2010–present)
  • Joff Oddie – guitar, violin, synthesizers, backing vocals (2010–present)
  • Theo Ellis – bass, synthesizers, backing vocals (2012–present)
  • Joel Amey – drums, percussion, synthesizers, backing vocals (2012–present)

Current touring musicians

  • Ryan Malcolm – keyboards, synthesizers, piano, percussion, backing vocals (2021–present)

Former members

  • Sadie Cleary – bass (2010–2012)
  • James DC – drums (2010–2012)



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Wolf Alice Discography

  • 2013EPBlush
  • 2014EPCreature Songs
  • 2015SingleBaby Ain't Made of China
  • 2015AlbumMy Love Is Cool
  • 2017EPDon't Delete The Kisses
  • 2017AlbumVisions of a Life
  • 2018SingleBoys (triple j Like A Version)
  • 2018SingleFormidable Cool (Edit)
  • 2018SingleSadboy (Edit)
  • 2021AlbumBlue Weekend
  • 2021AlbumBlue Weekend (Apple Music Edition)
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