British India are an Aussie four piece alt rock group that has already taken their home country by storm. These next few weeks they will work on building their international fanbase, performing at Culture Collide fest in LA and CMJ in New York. Ahead of their shows, they dropped a new track, “Threshold American,” which you can hear on Pure Volume: purevolume.com/news/PREMIERE-British-India-Threshold-American
The Musebox announced that popular Aussie rockers British India will invade the U.S. this fall when they showcase at two major music festivals, Culture Collide (Oct. 9-10 in Los Angeles) and CMJ (Oct. 15-17 in New York City). Having shared the stage with The Rolling Stones in 2014, British India have been dubbed a “beautiful mix of anger, heartache, and manic energy” by SputnikMusic.com. The quartet will celebrate their American debut by releasing their new single, “Threshold American.”
“Wrong Direction” and “Suddenly,” two singles from the band’s 2015 record Nothing Touches Me, have received heavy high rotation airplay on Triple J, Australia’s highest rated national station (2015). British India’s 2013 hit “I Can Make You Love Me” went achieved gold status in Australia and has since received 1M+ views on You tube.
Known as one of Australia’s most successful touring bands, British India have headlined more than 500 shows in their homeland. Fuelled by lead vocalist and band visionary Declan Melia, guitarist Nic Wilson, bassist Will Drummond, and drummer Matt O’Gorman. The band formed in high school and emerged from Melbourne’s Independent scene in 2007 with their critically acclaimed debut album Guillotine.
British India won the AIR Award that year, for ‘Guillotine’ and followed Guillotine with two more Top 10 albums, Thieves (2008) and Avalanche (2010). In 2013, British India signed with Liberation Music and released their fourth album, Controller, which scored British India their first ever gold record for the song “I Can Make You Love Me.”
British India were handpicked to play with The Rolling Stones during last year’s ‘14 On Fire Tour and were chosen as the replacement for The Black Keys at this year’s Bluesfest in Byron Bay. Their fifth album, Nothing Touches Me, reached #5 on the ARIA Albums Chart and yielded the singles “Wrong Direction” and “Suddenly.” “Wrong Direction” earned British India their seventh entry into triple J’s Hottest 100 countdown.