The Family Rain

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The Family Rain are an English blues rock band formed in Bath in 2012 by brothers William, Ollie and Timothy Walter.

Formed in 2012 .The Family Rain and released their debut single "Trust Me I'm A Genius" on Bigger Splash Records in November 2012.…


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The Family Rain are an English blues rock band formed in Bath in 2012 by brothers William, Ollie and Timothy Walter.

Formed in 2012 .The Family Rain and released their debut single "Trust Me I'm A Genius" on Bigger Splash Records in November 2012. The band then signed to Universal Music Group subsidiary Mercury Records and began work on their debut album with producer Jim Abbiss at Hansa Studios in Berlin. The band released "Carnival", their first single for Mercury, in March 2013 and followed it up with the "Pushing It EP" in May 2013 and digital releases "Reason To Die" in July and "Feel Better (Frank)" in October 2013. The band's debut album Under The Volcano is set for release on 3 February 2014. Following Universal's acquisition of EMI and dissolution of Mercury Records, the band were moved to the label's newly launched Virgin EMI Records. The band also supported Thirty Seconds To Mars at the iTunes Festival in London in September 2013.

The band toured the UK and Europe supporting The Courteeners and Willy Moon throughout March and April 2013 before embarking on their first ever headline tour throughout May and June 2013 in support of the "Pushing It EP". Throughout the summer, the band made appearances at several UK festivals including supporting The Rolling Stones at Hyde Park, playing the Festival Republic stage at Reading and Leeds festivals and the Alcove stage at Latitude festival. They also made appearances at festivals throughout Europe, including Sumerwell festival in Buftea, Romania, Pukkelpop festival in Belgium and supported Biffy Clyro at Mallorca Rocks and Ibiza Rocks. From September to November, the band supported Miles Kane and Jake Bugg across the UK before embarking on their second headline tour of the UK in November 2013.

The video for the band's single Reason To Die, was filmed at the Waterats in London. It was a world first interactive experience created by the Powster agency, which allows viewers to manipulate the view of the band's performance via 16 different GoPro cameras, as the video plays. The video was nominated for an award in the Interactive Video category at the 2013 UK Music Video Awards, and won an FWA (Favourite Website Award).

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