Alt indie 4-piece Luna Blue hail from Brighton, UK. Showcasing their signature upbeat and arena-ready sound, third indie anthem of 2020 ‘Dance With Your Heart’ launched in August following a landmark July which saw the band surpass 100,000 all-time streams on Spotify alone. DWYH - which featured as BBC Introducing (South) Track of the Day - found itself on a slew of radio and online playlists, and featuring in numerous international blogs and reviews.
Apparently the bastard sons of Two Door Cinema Club and Foals, Luna Blue dominated summer 2020 despite lockdown, sharing virtual stages with APRE, Red Rum Club and Lauran Hibberd, and enjoying continuous support from Spotify Discover Weekly, MAS Records and BBC Introducing – success set to be surpassed when live gigs return.
Dance With Your Heart and previous release Away With You both featured nationwide on the Co-op Edit playlist compiled by Hattie Pearson. Interviewed by influencer and DJ Louise Schofield during August, Luna Blue also returned to the studio to record four brand new tracks with award-nominated Producer Matt Parisi in the Autumn (for release in 2021): this new material heralds a return towards their original indie rock infused sound, often likened to Don Broco and Foals.
The band remained super busy in spite of lockdowns, playing several virtual fundraisers for charities including HelpTheHomeless (through Sussex University in March), Seb’s 24-hour Drumathon back in May - which raised a massive £1375 for #SaveOurVenues and a gig for Underscore Pt 3 (July).
In November, Luna Blue recorded the unique Over The Moon Festival, with 4 tracks specially recorded at Brighton’s Electric Studio along with a new track premiere (How Does It Feel) plus an epic cover of Michael Jackson’s Earth Song - the event (available on YouTube) has raised £500 so far for Animals Asia.
LOOKING TO 2021
Having previously supported top indie band Glass Caves, next year Luna Blue are confirmed for AmpRocks Festival sharing the line up with McFly, will tour the UK anchored around a headline gig at Brighton’s Komedia in the summer, and take the headline slot at Tribfest’s Unsigned Marquee.
After all the trials of 2020, this emerging indie band are poised to go stellar in 2021: stay up to date by following Luna Blue’s socials or signing up for news on the website.