Delights celebrates record label signing and headline gig

THE upcoming of a band born in the hallways of a Cheshire higher education seems to be brilliant immediately after becoming signed to a file label – and with a headline clearly show at Gorilla Manchester coming up.

Delights, now dependent in Manchester, is a 4-piece guitar band fashioned in Northwich in 2017.

Adam Maxwell (vocals), Ben Kirkland (bass guitar) and Ben Squires (lead guitar) enlisted Leo Willis (drums) even though at Sir John Dean’s Sixth Form University, releasing their to start with demos soon after.

The following year noticed the band release a amount of singles as they began to catch the attention of a escalating next to their shows all over the nation, embarking on several United kingdom excursions.

Delights continued to launch singles, and most not too long ago the monitor ‘Utopia’ earlier this yr.

Pursuing a operate of marketed-out headline reveals, which include Manchester’s iconic venue The Deaf Institute, the band is now pushing forward post-lockdown to get back again on stage wherever they belong.

Knutsford Guardian:

Ben from the band claimed: “We’ve just been signed to Liverpool-centered document label Modern Sky so that is a large milestone for us.

“The four of us are all at university alongside one another in Manchester so we are living with each other and in the course of the lockdowns we established up our possess observe home in one of our bedrooms.

“Lockdown seriously transformed the way we write tunes, I believe which is down to us all residing with each other during.

“Just before, a person particular person would create a tune at house and then we would all hear to it and make adjustments.

“Getting ready to are living with each other, we were being capable to publish in the moment all alongside one another, it was not just 1 individual.

“The approaching music we have obtained are all unique sub genres, but I guess it all comes underneath the indie songs genre.

“We test not to be just one particular audio, we’ve acquired pretty a broad vary of songs and we are hoping not to be just performing the very same detail.”

Knutsford Guardian:

Delights attracts its inspirations from an eclectic catalogue of songs, which include typical rock, funk and additional modern tunes, and has amassed 750,000 streams to day, attaining them assistance from Spotify’s ‘Hot New Bands’ and ‘Fresh Finds’ playlists.

The band has previously played in Sheffield and Manchester since the country has bit by bit started out to get back again to standard this yr.

“We were being unquestionably more anxious for the gig in Sheffield following so prolonged,” Ben discussed.

“But possessing experienced that one, we were not also nervous for the Manchester one particular and it just felt great to be back in a big place whole of men and women all over again.

Delights’ headline demonstrate at Gorilla Manchester is using put on August 20 – check out for much more info.

Tickets can also be observed at and kingdom/event/13552082/?affiliate=MG4.


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