Flyte - The Drake
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    • Mon Apr 17th @ 8:00 PM
    • Drake Underground
    • 19+

    London-based Flyte began to form when Will Taylor (vocals, guitar) and Jon Supran (drums, vocals) started playing together aged 11 at their local comprehensive school. Later, Nick Hill (bass, vocals) would join after a series of line-up changes. Taylor’s parents were both English teachers and inevitably, various literary influences trickled into the trio’s music - the band even taking its name from Sebastian Flyte of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited. 

    In Autumn 2017, the band released their debut album 'The Loved Ones' under Island Records to widespread acclaim (the Sunday Times named it 'The best British debut of the year'). Then followed a number of headline tours around the UK and Europe as well as support tours with The Lemon Twigs and Lord Huron. 

    During a personally tumultuous year, the band’s music started to take a starker, more confessional turn. After an extensive tour of the US and Europe, they made the move to Los Angeles to complete their second album “This is Really Going to Hurt” collaborating with producers Justin Raisen (Angel Olsen, Yves Tumor), Dave Cerminara (Father John Misty) and Andrew Sarlo (Big Thief) in what is surely their most ambitious and emotionally exposed work to date. (