Stanleys have made massive in-roads into the music scene recently with single ‘A Better Life’ and they’ve stepped it up ever more with latest track ‘Measured In Gold”. The melodic indie-pop hit shows a cleaner and more refined side to Stanleys and set themselves up for their up-coming shows and festival appearances.

We had a chat with frontman Tom Concannon to see what drives the band…

Who are you?
We’re Stanleys, a four piece band inspired by britpop and indie music

Where are you from?

Describe yourself in three words…
Melodic, energetic and eager

What are you influences?
The stone roses, beach boys, the smiths, the coral ETC…

What is the highlight of your career so far…
Supporting shaun ryder

What is the worst gig you’ve played?
An empty old courts gig

If you could create your own gig who would you play with?
The stone roses reunion x2

What’s your karaoke song?
Remix to ignition

What’s next for the band?
Full summer of festivals including kendal calling and a uk tour in August ish

Best three new bands…
The Orielles, Lottery Winners, The Lathums

Written by: Stuart Daley