Birth Place: London, England, UK
Years Active: 2010–present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, Indietronica
Bastille is a band from London, England. First formed in 2010, Bastille began as a solo project by singer-songwriter Dan Smith, who later decided to form a band. The four-piece consists of members Dan Smith, Chris “Woody” Wood, Will Farquarson and Kyle Simmons. The name of the band derives from Bastille Day – an event celebrated on July 14, which is also the same date lead vocalist, Smith, was born. In December 2011, record label EMI Music announced that they had offered Bastille a record contract with Virgin Records. Their debut single, “Overjoyed,” was subsequently released in April 2012. Their second single, “Bad Blood,” which was the title track to the band's first studio a...
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