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Corella making waves with new tune and London date

Reporter: Simon Smedley
Date published: 02 November 2018


Fresh indie-pop outfit Corella are set to release their brand new single ‘Island’ on November 9.

The band - which features Oldham's very own Jack Taylor on lead guitar - have also announced a headline show at The Camden Assembly, London on January 22, as part of the LiveNation Spotlight series.

Already making a name for themselves with their razor-sharp musicality, the four-piece band - Jack, Joel Smith (vocals), Ben Henderson (bass and vocals) and drummer James Fawcett - have already built an enviable reputation for powerful lyrics, melodic guitars and pulsating drum rhythms.   

Speaking about the song, Jack said: “‘Island’ shows a slightly different direction for us.

"We collaborated with Sugar House (Viola Beach / Pale Waves) and we’re buzzing for everyone to hear what we’ve been up to in the studio.”

The Manchester-based group met at university and since then have been making an impact with their refreshing alt-pop tracks which have earnt them well over a million streams on Spotify.

With previous support from the likes of BBC Introducing, ITV, BBC Sport and Manchester United FC, their latest singles ‘Caught Up’ and ‘Say Something’ enjoyed pick up from Spotify’s ‘The Indie List’, 'Indie Roadtrip' and 'Hot New Bands' playlists.

Currently bouncing between the studio and the road, Corella have an impressive live catalogue with appearances at Truck, Y NOT, Blackthorn, Tramlines, Ramsbottom, The Great Escape and Edinburgh Fringe followed by a UK tour, which included their biggest headline show to date at a sold out Academy 3 in Manchester.


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