Los Campesinos!

QRO's spotlight swings once again across the glens to shine on Wales' Los Campesinos!. ...
Los Campesinos!

QRO’s spotlight swings once again across the glens to shine on Wales’ Los Campesinos!.

 

Name: Los Campesinos!

Hometown: Cardiff, Wales, U.K.

Members: Alexandra Campesinos! (former), Ellen Campesinos! (former), Gareth Campesinos!, Harriet Campesinos! (former), Jason Campesinos!, Kim Campesinos!, Neil Campesinos!, Ollie Campesinos! (former), Rob Campesinos!, Tom Campesinos!

Albums:  Sticking Fingers Into Sockets EP (2007), Hold On Now, Youngster… (2008), We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed (2008), Romance Is Boring (2010), Hello Sadness (2011), No Blues (2013), Sick Scenes (2017)

Has toured with: Broken Social Scene, Copy Haho, The Cribs, Crying, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Drug Rug, Johnny Foreigner, Girls, Islets, Lovvers, No Age, Parenthetical Girls, Ra Ra Riot, Signals, Sky Larkin, Speedy Ortiz, Spinto Band, Swanton Bombs, Times New Viking, Titus Andronicus, Yellow Ostrich

TV shows appeared on: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS), Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC)

Los Campesinos!Related Articles:

Review of Sticking Fingers Into Sockets

Live review at Mercury Lounge in New York, NY on August 9th, 2007

Photo gallery from Mercury Lounge

Interview with Gareth and Ollie Campesinos! in 2007

Photo gallery from Bowery Ballroom in New York, NY on November 30th, 2007

Review of Hold On Now, Youngster…

Live review at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ on May 14th, 2008

Photo gallery from Maxwell’s

Review of We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed

Featured in “Top 40 Albums of 2008”

Interview with Ollie and Tom Campesinos in 2009

Photo gallery from Bowery Ballroom on February 15th, 2009

Interview with Aleks Campesinos on her last-ever tour in 2009

Photo gallery from secret show at Union Pool in Brooklyn, NY on August 3rd, 2009

Tribute to Aleks Campesinos! feature

Review of Romance Is Boring

Interview with Ellen, Neil and Ollie Campesinos! in 2010

Photo gallery from Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza in New York, NY on April 26th, 2010

Review as part of Truck Music Festival in Steventon, U.K. on July 25th, 2010

Photo gallery from Truck

Live review at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY on October 15th, 2010

Photo gallery from Music Hall

Featured in “Top 50 Albums of 2010”

Photo gallery from Tramlines Festival in Sheffield, U.K. on July 23rd, 2011

Interview with Jason, Kim & Tom Campesinos! in 2011

Photo gallery from Bowery Ballroom on November 16th, 2011

Photo gallery from Music Hall of Williamsburg on November 17th, 2011

Review of Hello Sadness

Photo gallery from Leeds University Stylus for Live at Leeds in Leeds, U.K. on May 5th, 2012

Live review at (le) Poisson Rouge in New York, NY on June 22nd, 2012

Photo gallery from (le) Poisson Rouge

Review of Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013, including Los Campesinos!

Review of No Blues

Featured in “Top 40 Albums of 2013”

Live review at Irving Plaza in New York, NY on January 22nd, 2014

Photo gallery from Irving Plaza

Photo gallery from Leeds University Refectory for Live at Leeds in Leeds, U.K. on May 3rd, 2014

Review of Sick Scenes

Live review from Warsaw in Brooklyn, NY on March 9th, 2017

Photo gallery from Warsaw

Tour dates:

4/27/17 – Liverpool, England, U.K. – Arts Centre
4/28/17 – Glasgow, Scotland, U.K. – Stereo
4/29/17 – Sheffield, England, U.K. – Queens Social Club
4/30/17 – Newcastle, England, U.K. – The Cluny
5/1/17 – London, England, U.K. – KOKO
5/5/17 – Brighton, England, U.K. – The Haunt
5/6/17 – Norwich, England, U.K. – Arts Centre
5/7/17 – Birmingham, England, U.K. – Hare & Hounds

 

Los Campesinos! playing “Knee Deep At A.T.P.” live @ Bowery Ballroom on November 30th, 2007:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “…And We Exhale and Roll Our Eyes In Unison” live @ Bowery Ballroom on November 30th, 2007:

 

Los Campesinos! covering Pavement’s “Frontwards” live @ Bowery Ballroom on November 30th, 2007:

 

Los Campesinos! covering Pavement’s “Frontwards” live @ Maxwell’s:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “…And We Exhale and Roll Our Eyes In Unison” live @ Maxwell’s:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “Sweet Dreams, Sweet Cheeks” live @ Maxwell’s:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “Documented Minor Emotional Breakdown #1” live @ Bowery Ballroom on February 15th, 2009:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “Miserabilia” live @ Bowery Ballroom on February 15th, 2009:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “You! Me! Dancing!” live @ Bowery Ballroom on February 15th, 2009:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “We Throw Parties, You Throw Knives” live @ Bowery Ballroom on February 15th, 2009:

 

Los Campesinos! playing world premiere of “R.I.B.” live @ Union Pool:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “International Tweexcore Underground” live @ Union Pool:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “My Year In Lists” live @ Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “The Sea Is a Good Place To Think of the Future” live @ Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “Broken Heartbeats South Like Breakbeats”, with Gareth, Kim, Neil and Rob in the crowd, live @ Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “The Sea Is a Good Place To Think of the Future” live @ Music Hall of Williamsburg:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “By Your Hand” live @ (le) Poisson Rouge:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “Hello Sadness” live @ (le) Poisson Rouge:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “Songs About Your Girlfriend” live @ (le) Poisson Rouge:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “There Are Listed Buildings” live @ (le) Poisson Rouge:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “To Tundra” live @ (le) Poisson Rouge:

 

Los Campesinos! playing “Baby I Got the Death Rattle” live @ (le) Poisson Rouge:

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