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Chvrches Complete Second Album

Back in January, Chvrches entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2013 debut The Bones Of What You Believe. Five months and one humorous prank later, they’re finished. After tweeting yesterday that all the song titles for LP2 had been decided, today they’ve announced via Instagram that the album is fully recorded. Presumably… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 5, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry Responds To Misogynist Trolls: “Bring It On, Motherfuckers”

Lauren Mayberry has been confronting misogyny head-on since her band Chvrches first rose to prominence. In late 2013 she penned an op-ed for the Guardian about the sexist abuse she’d endured during her then-brief stint in the internet’s spotlight, and called for an end to this kind of behavior. By publicly taking a stand, Mayberry… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 23, 2015 - 11:20 am

Watch Chvrches Prank Their Manager With A Fake Preview Of Their New Album

Remember when Chvrches released their debut album, The Bones Of What You Believe? I barely do, because it seems like it’s been eons since I first heard “The Mother We Share” in 2013. The Scottish trio is six weeks into recording a sophomore album, but the “song” that they play for their manager upon hi… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 27, 2015 - 1:57 pm

Chvrches – “Cry Me A River” (Justin Timberlake Cover)

Scottish synthpoppers Chvrches love covering other people’s songs. They’re only one album into their career, and we’ve already ranked their 10 best cover songs. And now that list is already out of date! The band is hard at work on a sophomore album, but they still found time to stop by BBC Radio 1’s Live… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 19, 2015 - 9:10 am

Chvrches Just Started Recording LP2

Chvrches toured for what felt like an eternity promoting their fantastic debut album The Bones Of What You Believe — nary a festival in all the land neglected to book them, and they played at least three concerts here in Columbus, Ohio during that stretch (not that I’m complaining). Now, as promised, they’ve finally begu… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 16, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Watch Chvrches Perform “The Mother We Share” In An Empty Grand Central Station

Back in November we wrote about the TV series NY Live In Concert, a live music show that promises live performances from Foster The People, Demi Lovato, Train, and Coheed & Cambria in notable NYC locales. Chvrches are featured in the pilot, and their performance of “The Mother We Share” at Grand Central Station i… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / January 7, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Chvrches Prep For LP2 With A Cover Of Seal’s “Crazy”

CHVRCHES have been known to cover some songs in their day, and here’s another: Having announced that they’ve finally wrapped up their gargantuan tour behind The Bones Of What You Believe — more than 365 shows in two years! — the band posted video of the three of them singing Seal’s “Crazy.” They called it… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 1, 2014 - 12:35 pm

Watch Chvrches Rework “The Mother We Share” In Moog Sound Labs

Chvrches released their debut full-length The Bones Of What You Believe over a year ago, but the Scottish synth-pop trio is still riding on what was one of the best albums of 2013. Chvrches recently reworked and performed the record’s lead track, “The Mother We Share,” at the Moog factory in Asheville, North Carolina. The… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 19, 2014 - 10:50 am

10 Cover Songs By Chvrches, Ranked

It was just over two years ago that Glasgow trio Chvrches first tapped their synth keys into our hearts with their dark, romantic pop. Aside from their Recover EP and full-length debut The Bones Of What You Believe, the band has given us a lot of listening material, covering songs by many other artists at… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / November 17, 2014 - 12:04 pm

Chvrches Shut Down Grand Central Station For NY Live In Concert Pilot

Here’s what we know about the TV series NY Live In Concert: Matt Pinfield and Kayla Riley are hosting; upcoming musical guests include Foster The People, Demi Lovato, Train, and Coheed & Cambria; and the show shut down Grand Central Station in the early hours of this morning to film a performance by Chvrches. Most… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 14, 2014 - 1:12 pm

Watch Bleachers & Chvrches Cover Fleetwood Mac’s “Go Your Own Way”

Last night, VH1 held its annual “You Oughta Know” concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. which celebrates the year’s most promising up-and-coming artists, a list which included Sam Smith, Tove Lo, and Echosmith. Bleachers and Chvrches also played at the show individually, and Lauren Mayberry came out to perform with Jack Antonoff’s side… More »

By: James Rettig / November 14, 2014 - 9:38 am

Hear Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry On The Nerdist Podcast

The latest musician of note to stop by Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist podcast is Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry. I haven’t been able to listen to the episode yet other than catching some banter about Disney World at the beginning, but here’s a summary:

Lauren Mayberry, singer of Chvrches, takes a detour on their tour… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 11, 2014 - 10:36 am

Chvrches – “Dead Air”

Chvrches have unveiled their contribution to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack, which was curated by Lorde. If it sounds familiar, that’s because they’ve been playing it live for the past few weeks under working titles like “Richard Pryor,” “Gene Wilder,” and “Eddie Murphy.” The official title of the song is “Dead Air”… More »

By: James Rettig / November 4, 2014 - 12:20 am

Q&A: Simple Minds’ Jim Kerr On Working With CHVRCHES, Running To Ryan Adams, And Big Music

Even with my never-ending obsession with music from the early ’80s, it’s a pretty rare opportunity when I get the chance to write anything about my favorites from that era. Last week, one of those rare opportunities popped up. I called Jim Kerr, the frontman of the Simple Minds — i.e., the man who sang… More »

By: Ryan Leas / October 29, 2014 - 3:36 pm

CHVRCHES – “Under The Tide” Video

CHVRCHES’ debut album, The Bones Of What You Believe, came out more than a year ago, but presumably due to their inclusion on the newly reimagined Drive soundtrack, as well as the new Hunger Games soundtrack, the Scottish electro-pop trio is once again promoting The Bones Of What You Believe via a new video. Unlike… More »

By: Ethan Jacobs / October 23, 2014 - 12:54 pm

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Soundtrack Has Chvrches, Haim, Pusha T, Charli XCX, Bat For Lashes, & Kanye’s Lorde Remix

In between stops on her summer tour, Lorde curated the soundtrack to the upcoming blockbuster The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. We’ve already heard some of her handiwork in her solo cut “Yellow Flicker Beat” as well as “This Is Not A Game,” her collaboration with the Chemical Brothers and Miguel that premiered earlier… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 20, 2014 - 10:36 pm

Chvrches – “Get Away”

The movie Drive is only three years old, and its soundtrack is magnificent; it’s arguably the best thing about the entire movie. But BBC radio host Zane Lowe has taken on the strange, difficult endeavor of improving, or at least competing against, that original soundtrack. Lowe has put together a whole new soundtrack to the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 20, 2014 - 3:34 pm

Hear Chvrches Play New Song At ACL 2014

Chvrches have been playing a new song at their shows over the past few weeks, and they played it again at this weekend’s Austin City Limits. The song has showed up on their setlists under the names “Richard Pryor,” “Gene Wilder,” and “Eddie Murphy,” but band member Iain Cook indicated on Twitter that it’s just… More »

By: James Rettig / October 12, 2014 - 3:16 pm

Chvrches Cancel Outside Lands Set Due To Border-Crossing Trouble

Chvrches had to cancel today’s performance at Outside Lands because of border-crossing trouble. In a Facebook post, the band apologized and said that only half of the band and their gear made it to San Francisco because of “major mess ups by Vancouver airport and a healthy dose of bad luck.” In a comment, one… More »

By: James Rettig / August 10, 2014 - 7:11 pm

Osheaga 2014: Lorde, The Replacements, HAIM, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, & More

More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc Jean-Drapeau, located in the heart of the city, a five-minute subway ride from downtown, the Canadian city is able to pull off a music-and-arts festival like Osheaga with relative ease. More »

By: Adrien Begrand / August 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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