PrettyChildBackfire are a 4-piece Indie/Alternative band that write melodic dancy music with a definite upbeat, feel good nature. After Forming in Feburary 2009 they have released their first Ep “Dancing By Numbers”, recorded the majority of their second, due for release in the near future, and gained themselves an evergrowing excited and loyal fanbase with their energetic live shows.
Over the past year, after a change in lineup the band have played many important gigs including playing with the industry favourites And So I Watch You From Afar, Lafaro and Incase of Fire, supporting Furlo on their Signature EP Tour, playing as part of the Blackout Club Nights, Supporting the Dublin based Juliets Rescue who played at the Oxegen Festival last year and playing at the Glasgowbury Music Festival to a packed out Spurs of Rock Stage in 2009.
Recently they were also chosen for the “Oh Yeah Contenders” Compilation Cd of some of the best bands in the country. They will be releasing a new single “A gentleman’s Afternoon” through this Cd and a further new single tba which will be launced in Auntie annies on the 13th of October.
With the constant honing of skills the band have become known for a live set described as “tightened to near snapping point”, and with the use of ableton live and reason they create sonic soundscapes further elevating and setting apart their music on record and especially in a live setting.