Indie Rock, Alternate Rock
How It Started
In December 2010, the group was offered a contract with Virgin Records. Their first single to be included in the Top 40 charts was "Flaws", released 2012, at spot 21. Since then, "Pompeii", the band's fourth single, was released to number two on the UK Top 40 charts, and their first album, "Bad Blood", released March 2013 was number one.
Lead singer, keyboard, songwriter
Chris "Woody" Wood (left) Kyle Simmons (right)
Chris- drums, back up singer
Kyle- keyboard, percussion, back up singer
Bass, keyboard, acoustic guitar, back up singer
Bastille's Biggest Hit
Dan Smith got the idea for the song after reading about the city of Pompeii one day. The song is meant to be a conversation between two of the victims ad their opinions about the disaster.