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The LaFontaines

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Motherwell, Glasgow, United Kingdom (2008 – present)

Combining portions of Hip-Hop, Pop, Rock and Electro into one melodic element of noise, welcome to the new innovative sound of The LaFontaines.

The band, hailing from the region of Motherwell/Scotland, fuse all four genres whilst, keepin’ it real with live instruments played on stage as well as in studio. The lyrics are often socially conscious and add to the bands home-grown feel, you pick up on as the authentic Scottish lead vocal drops.

Formed at the dawn of 2008, the five piece, have a clear direction on where they want to take their music and have already conjured up a strong local following, after showcasing their energetic live stage performances at venues such as: King Tuts, Carling Academy and the Live at Loch Lomond Festival ‘08 and the T Break stage at T in the Park 2011

“Sounds cool” - Mikey Rocks (The Cool Kids)

“It shouldn’t work, but it does. The LaFontaines are the real deal” - Rachel Devine (The Sunday Times)

After they were described to me, I was almost expecting a Rage against The Machine clone. Thankfully The LaFontaines have a hell of a lot more to offer”. - Jim Gellatly (Radio DJ)

“I can’t remember the last time I heard a song that so obviously screams hit, it has to be the strongest debut of the year.” - Steve McKenna (Real Radio)

“”The LaFontaines make Glasvegas sound like they come from Bearsden” - Tom Morton (BBC Radio Scotland)

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  • Arual

    I feel more people should be talking about these dudes. They've come so far since 2011 and i'm awfy proud of them - well done pals!

    12 Oct 2014 Reply
  • owenleach98

    where can i get their tracks? or does someone have msn to send them to me?

    18 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Wjen

    Saw them in Aberdeen last night, as my friend's band were supporting. I had heard of them, but never heard any of their stuff. But jesus fucking christ, they were beyond incredible.

    18 Aug 2011 Reply
  • expandedcelt

    I hope to god these guys get big, I cant get enough of the six tracks I've got.

    21 Aug 2010 Reply
  • vivalahazy

    aaaaalllllllrighty

    2 Mar 2009 Reply
  • bruffstar

    hello.

    2 Mar 2009 Reply

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