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One eskimO was ‘born’ in 2004 and is the brain child of Kristian Leontiou. At the time Kristian was at the end of promoting his debut album: Some Day Soon (Polydor) which sold over 200,000 copies. His debut single (Story Of My Life) also went Top 10 in the UK singles chart. Kris (as he is known to his friends) grew up in the north-west suburbs of London, his first experiences of music coming from his older sisters , who would regularly shake the Leontiou household whilst practicing with their respective punk bands, in their bedrooms! At only 10 years old Kris was mesmerized when sisters Anna and Alex would sneak him in to watch them perform at venues like The Mean Fiddler. When most kids were getting used to weekend lay-ins, at 14 Kristian had already developed a self survival ‘street’ mentality and had already undertaken work in an array of ‘grown up’ situations that not many so young are exposed to. The resulting attribute is someone very much of his own mind, a humble belief in his own visions creatively. Often he was a child in an adult’s world. It’s no surprise then at only 15, Kristian was introduced to recording studios, adding guest vocals on friend’s garage & dance demos, and using any down time to begin his first explorations musically. His early and lasting influences on these initial compositions were acts like Arrested Development, The Fugees, REM, Groove Armada and Finlay Quay.


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  • inhocvince

    Found them on Warehouse 13, season 2, fifth episode!

    5 Aug 2014 Reply
  • dario_s_c

    Where are you guys? D:

    30 Jan 2014 Reply
  • GreenSpidey

    Miss this band so much. I hope they come back!

    23 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Kuula

    If they have not released an album by now (that I know of) time is running out!! They need to release a new album :(

    12 Oct 2012 Reply
  • j_walker91

    Woah, new album for 2012? Yes please.

    16 May 2012 Reply
  • TyreneB

    UFO is a really good song. I also stumbled upon this album and I like it :)

    5 Nov 2011 Reply
  • SchulederRockgi

    Rockfans aufgepasst: Hier kommt was Neues! Da ist für jeden was dabei. Einfach reinschauen auf:

    7 Oct 2011 Reply
  • weiiis

    Я в восторге только от одной их песни Givin Up (Don Diablo Mix). Но ее я обожаю, даже одно время на звонке была... Уже пару лет ее слушаю, не надоедает....

    14 Sep 2011 Reply
  • ShadyAdy

    'One eskimO' is really quite a special find. It was one of those impulsive album purchases I made in a shop, with no prior knowledge of the band's existence, and nothing but the capsule review quotes sticker to go by. Imagine my relief and pleasant surprise in finding that the capsule reviews were actually right on the money! Great little album - deserves far wider recognition.

    5 Sep 2011 Reply
  • ashwinthecatwin

    UFO what an emotional song thank you One EskimO! Such nice guys too!

    19 Jul 2011 Reply
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  • flash_flem

    really under-rated band

    15 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Banika-T

    почему я о них раньше не знала?! потрясающие песни <3 какой атмосферный звук, из-за таких песен и живешь музыкой) they made my day <33

    14 Jun 2011 Reply
  • thecreek

    we can be astronauts if you want to get out of here. :(

    9 Jun 2011 Reply
  • bouvang

    dream voice

    17 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Kyarakovu

    givin up and hometime <3 but i think that the whole album is a masterpiece.

    19 Jan 2011 Reply
  • comastar

    one eskimo pretty much explain why i can't live without music. their music feels like diving into another world for 45min where everything's beautiful. there's not even one bad track on the album, "amazing" and "chosen one" being my favorites at the moment. btw if you haven't watched "the adventures of one eskimo" yet, do it! it's amazing (no pun intended)

    20 Dec 2010 Reply
  • joasia55

    I first heard their song on Bones "Kandi"

    18 Dec 2010 Reply
  • MrMario1

    Against general opinion, I think Kandi is the only weak and bad track on the album. [3]

    11 Dec 2010 Reply
  • boomermd

    They are album I can listen to them over and over again

    22 Nov 2010 Reply
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