🎈'URSA MAJOR' - what do a band, a constellation, a balcony and an endangered species of Italian bear have in common? 🐻

Our debut album is out on Friday. Grab it on vinyl or CD here.

🎈OLI AND JAMES tell the story behind the 'Ursa Major' album cover, the week before its release. 🎨

Bag your signed limited edition copy of 'Ursa Major' on vinyl/CD before they go! 🐻


🎈ROSS KEMP ON BANDS. It's here! The show no-one's been waiting for but everyone needed. Enjoy this special one-off episode, with apologies to the great man himself. 💪 

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🎈THE FINAL SINGLE from 'Ursa Major' before our album drops on 14th August is 'Someone Else's Touch'. Recorded on a hot July night in 2019, in a darkened Rockfield Studios, with James delivering an emotional vocal which moved everyone in the room. ✋

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🎈100K+ STREAMS IN 2 WKS! Thank you to everyone for listening // saving // sharing 'These Days'! We can't wait to get this album out now. #UrsaMajor 🐻 ❤️

🎈HATS OFF TO OLI - self-taught lockdown animator that he now is - for our new 'Summery In Angus' video. Smashed it first time, didn't he?👊

🎈BEFORE LOCKDOWN, we ran through some stripped back versions of new/unreleased 'Ursa Major' tracks at Sodium Films HQ, the last time we were in the same room together! Thanks to Official UK Charts for premiering the first of these today: ☀️'Summery In Angus'☔️

Watch the whole session here.

🎥 - Sodium Films.

🎈IT WAS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME before we took on Dua Lipa at her own game. Thanks to Sodium Films and Nura’s #livefromhome for giving us the excuse, against her advice, to start now. 🎧

🎈VIDEO PREMIERE for 'Sunday', featuring one of our favourite ever gigs at Leeds University Union Stylus, is now live at Atwood Magazine. Let's re-live this bad boy one more time! 🙌

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🎈ON A WARM SUMMER'S EVENING, after a long day of recording album tracks, James headed out into a field to sing an acoustic version of 'Juliet' as the last rays of sunlight faded. (Disclaimer: no wheat was harmed in the making of this video. Take note, Theresa May.) 🌾

Watch the full version >>here<< 👀

 🎈THANKS TO ALL who've listened to, shared and written about our new single Little Things. Your efforts made us #1 on Hype Machine's Top 10 Most Blogged Artists for the first time.

A selection of kind words below...

"An impassioned, number that tremors and shakes through the verses and brings all elements together for a momentous singalong chorus."

- The Line Of Best Fit

"A bold, buoyant piece of indie pop, with Marsicans growing in ambition with every note."
- Clash Magazine

"Marsicans have always had a distinct ability to hit you with a wall of sound when you least expect it, and with Little Things, they make sure you get hit hard."

- Get Into This

"We have a winner on our hands."

- Born Music

"A raw passion and sense of joy...creating a perfect swe...

🎈🎈TOO GOOD, TWO MILLION! Thanks to everyone for streaming 'Too Good' - our first single to hit 2m streams on Spotify. Here's our version above for VEVO DSCVR plus a special live compilation of it below, filmed by YOU across the UK last month. We really do have the best fans! 🌈 ❤️

🎈On tour in Glasgow last month, we invited Alex from Vintage Society Music for a wee chat in the van. You won't believe what happens next... ⁉️

Hint: we talked for about 15 minutes.

🎈VEVO DSCVR. Thanks to Vevo for inviting us in for a live session.  👀

Watch the full session here.

🎈CHIT CHAT. We sat down with Leeds Living magazine at last week's Jumbo Records in-store to talk tour, artwork and Annie Mac. Oh and they filmed it. 🎥

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