🎈YOU DID IT AGAIN, LIVE AT LEEDS! We had an absolute blast yesterday. 💥

Thanks to all for the kind words below...

"Leeds’ own homegrown band Marsicans made their city proud as they performed a coveted slot at the O2 Academy for this year’s festival. With a debut album still on the horizon, the indie-pop quartet performed their bright tunes including ‘Suburbs,’ ‘Pop Ups (Sunny At The Weekend),’ and ‘Too Good,’ causing a mosh pit every corner of the packed 2,300 capacity venue."

- NME, full review here.

"Marsicans set the venue alight during their was impossible not to be swept up by the band’s more insurgent new material, tracks that will surely define them as one of the nation’s most treasured new indie bands in the coming months."

- The...

🎈#LAL19. We'll be doing a special acoustic set in-store at Farah in town, ahead of our main stage slot at the O2 Academy at this year's Live at Leeds. Midday. Free entry.👕

​WE NEVER MADE the pages of NME when it was in print but we've finally made the web pages.  It's a free show at the Wardrobe to kick off Live At Leeds. No tickets. First come, first served!✌️🎈

Read the full feature here.

​FREE ENTRY - LEEDS. We'll be playing a very special one-off show to kick off Live at Leeds 2018 in style, as part of the PRS Foundation's Momentum Showcase. Sick line-up also features Chelou // Our Girl // Fenne Lily. Friday May 4th. The Wardrobe Leeds. No tickets: first come, first served!🎈

To the untrained eye, April may have looked like a quiet month in the world of Marsicans but, in the words of the current World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen, "Marsicans have had a really busy month". Boy is he right! 

After the highs of our Friends headline tour, which took us around this fine island we call home, we hibernated away into our rehearsal room in the search of new music. Despite our love for playing live, we had a great few weeks arguing over what new chords we could use to further our quest for musical synergy. However, as the circle of life dictates, we were soon ready to play live again. 

In preparation for our show at Live at Leeds, we headed over to York for a show at City Screen, a cool underground venue on the riverfront. My...

A CHOICE SELECTION of reviews of last weekend's Live At Leeds performance - one of our favourite hometown shows to date and it even came with one of our favourite ever live shots (above), courtesy of Olivia Williams... 🎈

Marsicans, on the much bigger stage at Stylus, have built their reputation as a hardworking indie band from the ground up. Their synergy is palpable as they egg each other on, the crowd eagerly sing back at them.

- Clash Magazine

Marsicans lifted the whole room's spirits and had us believing we were watching one of the main festival headliners.

- +stage

Marsicans were revelling in their status as one of Leeds’ most promising bands.

- Feisty Magazine

The band threw themselves around the stage with such force, passion and excitement I...

We’ve had a lot of good months in Marsicanland recently, but this month has been summin’ else! I always thought Tellytubbyland was the place to be when I was a kid but then I realised that there were fully grown adults running around in those suits and Noo-Noo was actually a girl on a tricycle. Come to think of it, we do dress ourselves in similarly colourful outfits. So, I guess Marsicanland is a veiled effort to hold onto the childhood dreams that Tellytubbyland provided (for me at least). Anyway, it’s doing a pretty good job and let me tell you why.

Since releasing our first single of the year, we’ve had a ton of support from some of our favourite radio DJs including the main man Huw Stephens who made Friends his Tip of the Week, Phil Tagga...

HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE we'll be playing the Stylus venue in Leeds University Union at 5.15pm for this year's Live At Leeds, along with Nothing But Thieves, Honeyblood, Jaws and our faves Flyte.🎈

Get tickets and see full schedule here.

DELIGHTED to have been announced among the first wave of bands for next year's Live At Leeds festival alongside Slaves, Wild Beasts, White Lies and a bunch of our mates. Can't wait to be back, playing one of our favourite dates in the calendar. See you in April! 🎈

M's X

 ROB AND CALE talked to Good Old Days after the band's Live At Leeds set on 2nd May.


Quotes include:

  • “Pop music with guitars”

  • “Things are getting a bit more dirty”

  • “I met Phil Jupitus once, he was cool”

  • “The first and only drum solo of my career"

Read the full interview and see if your life changes in any way.


Peace out,


M's x

 SPRING BREAAAAK!!! North to Newcastle, south to London plus Leeds and Stockton in between. If you don't see us live, you can find us broken down somewhere on the A1/M1 in April and May.


See you on the road,


M's x



Live At Leeds 2015: 200 artists, 20 venues -where do you start? Answer: 12.15pm at Leeds University Union's Mine venue, that's where! Come and kick off LAL15 in style with us.


Full schedule for our hometown metropolitaon music festival on Sat May 2 can be found here.


If you can't make LAL15, then join us for our warm-up gig on Fri April 24 at the Picturehouse Social, Huddersfield or our special in-store performance for the 'Gone In A Second' single launch at Jumbo Records, Leeds, on Record Store Day, on Sat 18 April 2015.



CHECK OUT UK music blog God Is In The TV's Live At Leeds 2015 playlist featuring our upcoming single Gone In A Second:


"This Leeds four-piece have a fun, bold and bright indie-pop sound that’s not too dissimilar to Arctic Monkeys – but without that Arrogant Miserable Sod vibe – as well as a healthy dose of Catfish and the Bottlemen about them.  If summer 2015 could make a sound, it would probably sound a lot like them."


The playlist also fancies a competition to win two tickets to LAL15 on 2 May 2015. Enter here and come see us play!


#LAL2015. Voted the UK's Best Metropolitain Festivals in 2014 and always one of our favourite days of the year, we're delighted to be back for another Live At Leeds in 2015. See you for the first May Bank Hol Sat!


For full line-up and ticket details, check out the Live At Leeds official website.

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