Bastille currently in the running for the UK number two single this week with his single 'Pompeii behind Justin Timberlake's second single Mirrors since his comeaback this year. Bastille are a London based Band who signed to Virgin Records, which they went to on release their EP Flaws last year with. Bastille consists of members Chris ‘Woody’ Wood, Will Farquarson ,Kyle Simmons most notably Dan Smith, who seems to be something of the front-man and face of the band with his quiff and college jackets, he has a style which is quite casual like an Ed Sheeran or an updated version of Dennis the Menace.
The Bands sound is indie but it is very pop, they have been compared to the likes of Coldplay and the Beach Boys. And they have been gigging last year at a number of festivals in the summer around the UK including Glastonbury, Isle of Wight and Blissfields and it looks like they will be more from them this year at this years big festivals. Bastille Debut Album Bad Blood will be Released On March 4th 2013.