Drawing influence from the wet, windblown landscapes of coastal New Zealand, French for Rabbits hail from the remote setting of Waikuku Beach, in NZ’s South Island…

While their warm instrumentation lends itself to pleasant comparisons with the Paisley West Coast dream pop of bands like Mazzy Star, French for Rabbits are infused with a cold, brooding gaze evident through carefully decaying beats and glacial guitars akin to Laura Marling or Daughter on opiates.

Their NZ music award nominated EP Claimed by the Sea and associated PLAN remix saw the band garner UK radio play & international blog love. Over the past six months they’ve performed through Europe (including to Secret Garden Party, Wilderness Festival and The Great Escape). Their debut LP Spirits (Lefse Records) due for release in late October sees a lush widening of their eerie, yet comforting sound.

 

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CONTACT

Management: Matt Halverson mhalverson@lochnessmanagement.com
Label: Lefse Records mkim@lefserecords.com
Publishing: Native Tongue jaime@nativetongue.com.au

Contact us directly: frenchforrabbits@gmail.com

 

TOUR

Booking November 2014 in Europe – brooke@littlelightsbooking.com

22 August – Wunderbar – Christchurch – New Zealand

30 August – MOON – Wellington – New Zealand

6 September – Going Global – Vic Theatre, Auckland – New Zealand

19 September – Darkroom – Christchurch – New Zealand

27 September – Taste Merchants – Dunedin – New Zealand

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