• alias kid Revolt to Revolt (CD, £12.50)

    label: 359 Music

    “The album is amazing. They remind me of The Clash. The record is radio friendly and they are punk live.” – Alan McGee.  Only six months after forming, Manchester band Alias Kid were signed to 359 Music by industry mogul Alan McGee.  The band fuses 60s style anthems with an eclectic mix of influences from the 1970s to the present day, creating a sound that is at once familiar and yet still unique.  The band recorded their debut album in The Gorbals Sound Ltd Studio in Glasgow with Paul Quinn (Teenage Fanclub/Soup Dragons) and Kevin Burleigh (Glasvegas/Simple Minds).  Revolt To Revolt boasts the singles ‘Dirty Soul’, ‘Zara Henna’ and ‘Messiah’.  In under a year as a band, Alias Kid have risen from obscurity to headline shows in Manchester and Liverpool, secured national airplay on XFM and have won plaudits from those within the music industry.  Alias Kid have joined the roster of the iconic Creation Management, home to The Jesus and Mary Chain and Wilko Johnson. “Alan McGee has a great new band, Alias Kid, who slide between the 60's and 70's with ease. I just hope they all say no to Downing Street.” - Andrew ‘Loog’ Oldham.

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