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The Vamps have been up all night, no sleep, they feel like they’re always dreaming…
The lack of sleep is nothing unusual for the hardest working young band in Britain. Since they burst onto the scene in 2013 – debuting at Numbers Two, Three and Two with their first three singles (Can We Dance, Wild Heart, Last Night) – the four musicians have barely stopped. Their debut album, 2014’s Meet The Vamps, was another smash, followed 18 quick months later by their second album, Wake Up. Within a matter of months the band had sold out London’s 20,000-capacity O2 four times.
Along the way there were collaborations, with Demi Lovato (a duet on Somebody To You), Brooklyn Beckham (star of the video for the single Wake Up), Shawn Mendes (who featured on Cecilia) and 20th Century Fox (a cover version of Carl Douglas’s Kung Fu Fighting, for the soundtrack Kung Fu Panda 3).
They’ve also found time to launch a label, Steady Records, signing American band The Tide and British trio New Hope Club. And in between and all around there was touring. Lots of touring. Brad Simpson (lead vocals and guitar), James McVey (lead guitar and vocals), Connor Ball (bass guitar and vocals) and Tristan Evans (drums and vocal), are barely into their twenties but already they’ve undertaken multiple world tours.
We’re about to go down to double digits in sleeps until the big day! Who’s ready? Tickets are flying out, so get yours now: https://t.co/9VjuQeXN73 https://t.co/KRNvDxJWf0
15th April 2021
As we take one step closer to normality this week, we take one step closer to the main event 👏🎪 To celebrate, we’re giving away a pair of #SplendourFest tickets to one of our amazing fans. To take part you just need to like, retweet, and tag the person you’d bring with you!👍 https://t.co/Vj8MexE4Ku
14th April 2021