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Watch Morning Parade in action as they play a highlight from their debut album. This beautiful capture of the band's performance of "Half Litre Bottle" is taken from a recent homecoming show at Heaven in London. The show was their last before touring in the U.S. for the first time. As you can see, the crowd gave 'em quite a send off.

Lead singer Steve Sparrow also shared some of his intense, personal inspirations with us, saying "It's one of the most personal songs on the record about alcoholism and what I've seen it can do. The song is actually drawn from a series of events as opposed to one as the song suggests."

Artist Bio

Formed in Harlow in 2008, the Essex five-piece Morning Parade consists of lead vocalist Steve Sparrow, guitarist Chad Thomas, bassist Phil Titus, keyboardist Ben Giddings, and drummer Andy Hayes. Combining trance-style synths with anthemic rock guitars in the same vein as Friendly Fires, Delphic, and Fenech-Soler, their energetic sound and low-key secret live gigs soon attracted the attention of various record labels, and eventually resulted in a major-label deal with Parlophone. Following support slots on U.K. tours by Florence and the Machine, Ash, and Tinchy Stryder, they began work on material with Blur producer Jason Cox at Damon Albarn's 13 Studios. Their first single, "Under the Stars," saw release in late 2010; it was followed by a succession of singles ("A&E," "On Your Shoulders," and "Us & Ourselves")in 2011. The band's self-titled debut full-length album came out in early 2012 on Parlephone.


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