Replay's Road Trip to Bestival Winners

Find out who's won Bestival slots
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So Replay have started ticking off their Bestival checklist. Tent: check. Wellies: check. Replay’s Road Trip to Bestival line up: check!

The lucky winners of the Road Trip To Bestival have been announced and are now gearing up to perform at one of the top UK festivals. The range of talent, which emerged from all corners of the British Isles, was so impressive that the number of winners was boosted from nine to ten.

However, before the excitement of Bestival, the bands will be split into three groups to play warm up gigs at three Replay stores: Glasgow, Carnaby Street and Covent Garden.

So without further ado, in no particular order, drumroll please, etc. etc…

The Stagger Rats
Having shared line-ups with Gomez, The View, Gill Scott-Heron, 80s Matchbox B–Line Disaster and British Sea Power, The Stagger Rats are no strangers to the stage. As well as the stage, their music has also graced the big screen. The single See Through Spiders was featured in the independent film PIMP, starring Danny Dyer. The band are now working on their debut album which is due to be produced by Owen Morris of Oasis fame.

Ice Black Birds
Do you like The Black Keys? Of course you do. Then you’re going to love Ice Black Birds. These purveyors of blues rock will be rocking all the way to the Isle of Wight. Drawing inspiration from ‘60s/70s rock and roll, Ice Black Birds are sure to get your feet stomping.

Foreign Office
2011 has been Foreign Office’s year. After a hugely successful tour supporting Carl Barat, Foreign Office are spending their summer playing festivals throughout the UK. These include Secret Garden Party, Dot To Dot and The Great Escape.

Common Tongues
Acoustic guitars, violins, vocal harmonies. This is folk – toe-tappingly good folk. These five Brighton Boys have rammed their year full of gigs and festivals, gathering a devoted following as they went – and continue to go. Telling tales of their lives and loves, this music is compellingly honest.

Big Hat
Heartfelt folk music tinged with delicate piano dashes and floating lyrics from George Taylor and co. Based in London, this quintuple recently played their debut show over at the Barfly in Camden with positive reviews.

King Jacks
King Jacks has been causing quite a stir. ‘Heroes’, the first single from his debut album ‘Please Everyone, Please Yourself’, is being used all over Champions League, Sky Sports and stadiums nationwide. The video for his debut features East London hard man Danny Dyer, and has received glowing reports across the board. King Jacks can count Zane Lowe and Mark Ronson amongst his fans. He’s also got a new venture in ‘Project e11even’ that involves getting in different directors to make a video for each of the 11 tracks on his album; 11 remixes of each song, by 11 different remixers followed by an 11-date tour.

Apollo’s Arrows
The trio of lifelong friends from the seaside town of Exmouth play unadulterated math/surf rock with a large sound with a growing reputation for stirring live shows. who play exciting rock and know how to put on an exhilarating live show. After releasing ‘Young, Romantic Mannequins’ earlier this year to a good reception, they’ll be releasing a new EP this Autumn which features they’re latest single ‘Houdini’.

Will & The People
This bubbly band from Brighton skips easily over indie, ska, reggae, blues and rock drawing influences from the likes of the Specials and the Police in their youthful brand of music. Bouncy melodies and sycophantic guitar strums make these guys perfect for a summery chill in the park.

Dimbleby & Capper
Laura Bettinson hits hard with avant-garde, flamboyant pop as striking as her sartorial style. Keep your ears open for minimal production and just a single untamed voice from straight out of the depths of South East London.

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