Music Retro-Youth

Published on November 2nd, 2016 | by soyouwrite


UK Rock Trio Retro Youth Joins US Label Independent Ear

The U.K. Based trio of Kris Davis, Robin Burberry & Alan Martin are set to take the world by storm and have teamed up with growing indie label Independent Ear to help take them there.

Retro Youth are a rock band from the North West of the UK formed In March 2015 by vocalist Kris J Davis and guitarist Robin Burberry. Drawing musical influences from a variety of styles, the duo (now a trio with the acquisition of drummer Alan Martin) set about recording tracks for their first EP Lips As Leaders. Well received, the band grew to local notoriety and have been building their international fanbase since. The single Lips As Leaders was featured on a compilation CD released with issue 39 of Devolution Magazine.

Their forthcoming debut album Brave (produced by Lee Batiuk (Deaf Havana, The First) and mastered by Kris Crummett (Deftones, Sleeping With Sirens, Issues, The Story So Far) is a blend of Rock, Pop and R&B. Let It Burn, an unreleased track from Brave was played by Adam Walton on BBC Radio Wales on 30th January 2016.

“Ever since I heard their first EP I was hooked! These guys have stardom in their future and we are beyond stoked to help them get there. This new album will make them a household name the world over… mark our words” – Phillip Ryan Block / Independent Ear CEO & President

The debut single “Hometown Homesick” & music will be released digitally on November 4th! Album release date as well as 2017 UK & US tour dates to be announced soon.

To learn more about Retro Youth and Independent Ear, contact:
Phillip Ryan Block |
Jennifer Thorington |


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