After releasing their first single, ’Reflections’, the four-piece band from Liverpool has been placed firmly on tastemakers’ radars including gaining support from BBC 6 Music. Their EP Refractions sparked a 31% month-on-month increase of followers on Spotify alone. The young band demonstrated their huge potential, beginning their careers with notable support slots with the likes of Black Honey, The Peach Fuzz and Tim Burgess. More recently, having played at the M&S Bank Arena stage for Liverpool Digital Music Festival the second time this year.
SHARDS’ music envelops profound anxieties wrapped up in a romantic, dream-like setting. Their lyrics can be dark yet the melodic pieces are packaged in a beautiful soaring soundscape. 2020 (I want to go home) signals the beginning of a string of releases from the “dream-gaze shoe pop” quartet.