Their free album ‘Chariot’, which they recorded in 3 days, has racked up over 150,000 downloads on BandCamp, they got nominated at the Choice Music Awards and their debut single ‘Family, released on February 20th on School Boy Error/Cooperative Music, has been championed by Zane Lowe (who played it twice in a row on his Radio 1 show), Fearn Cotton, John Kennedy, Huw Stephens and Edith Bowman to name a few.

Family is the first taster from The Cast of Cheers debut album proper, produced by Luke Smith (ex-Clor) and set for release in 2012.

The video for Family is made up of 5,000 separate photographs and directed by Russell Weekes:

The Cast of Cheers play two London shows this month, before heading out on a co-headline UK tour with Theme Park at the end of February. Full dates are below:


26 – Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London w/ Theme Park, Man Without Country, Citizens

31 – White Heat @ Madame Jojo’s. London


27 – Art School, Glasgow –

28 – Electric Circus, Edinburgh –

29 – Cockpit, Leeds –


1 – Bodega, Nottingham –

2 – Charlie Browns, Luton –

3 – Temple, Birmingham –

4 – Deaf Institute, Manchester –

5 – Louisiana, Bristol – * (The Cast Of Cheers only)

6 – Lexington, London –

7 – Joiners, Southampton –

8 – New Slang, Kingston –