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The Magnets

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The Magnets are a V’n’B group (vocals & beats), making a cappella music as youve never heard it before, sophisticated, sexy, and loud. Attracting an incredibly wide-ranging audience, this band with no instruments have entertained millions across Europe and Asia in concert and on TV and radio.

The Magnets music is founded on the sounds they can make from their mouths alone. Genius vocal percussionist Andy provides the groove. From bass drum to high hat, he produces entire drum tracks with his mouth. Fraser adds the bass, while James, Michael, Nic and Steve provide the layers of harmony and lead vocals on top.

Born in London out of an amalgamation of friendships, college shows and luck, the band released their debut album Giving It All That’ on EMI in 2001, an independent second album Another Place followed, and the group are currently negotiating a major German distribution deal for their forthcoming third album. Both albums were recognised at the a cappella ‘Grammies’, the CARAs (Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards), winning the awards for best song in 2001 and 2003, alongside several other nominations.

In their element live, a Magnets concert presents a unique combination of musical sophistication, showmanship and soul. Performing for up to two hours, the show is a synthesis of the bands award winning original material, and their a cappella take on classic songs by artists such as Elvis, The Turtles, and the Jackson 5. However, The Magnets are not too cool to party, and the songs are spiced with humour, dancing, audience participation, and of course Andy Lips Frosts house destroying vocal drum solo.

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  • fionamccarthy

    The best band I have ever met. Amazing voices. Amazing people. I love them to pieces.

    8 May 2007 Reply
  • janyp

    These guys are truely awesome. I met them several years ago when they released their 1st album and were strangely promoting it outside my local supermarket. Fantastic, unique music and they were really nice to chat to. Wish The Magnets all the success in the world

    12 Apr 2007 Reply

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