The Great Leslie is not just a band.
The Great Leslie is an idea.
An idea that creates ideas discussing ideas. So, it’s an ideas ideas idea. And what a glorious idea it is.
A group of misfits who fit together creating something unmissable.
A band of brothers banding together to make the ultimate ensemble.
Consisting of Ollie Trevers on Vocals and Rhythm Guitar, Ryan Lavender on Drums, Alfie Pawsey on Bass, and Freddie Miles on Lead Guitar, this gifted group, this collection of clowns, this assembly of artists, this ideas ideas idea, are ready to take over the world at guitar point.
After an amazing 2022, details of which are provided below The Great Leslie return with their first single of 2023 ‘Can’t Touch’.
‘Can’t Touch’ begins with a fast paced melody that sees the tempo increase as the track progresses.
The Great Leslie then unleash catchy vocals that give life to lyrics that are overflowing with the potential to make this song an earworm.
In 2022 they saw huge success across all of their singles, moving in a slightly different direction with their last three ‘Feel Alive’, ‘Liquid Spells’ and ‘All Good Things’.
With this new direction, all three tracks managed to land on the Apple Editorial playlist ‘New in Rock’, being added to the playlist across multiple locations around the globe.
What’s more the single ‘Feel Alive’ was the bands first to land a Spotify Editorial a few months after release, getting them on the playlist ‘Hot New Bands’ featuring only the best in UK Indie Rock.
Their last single of the year ‘All Good Things’ went further, gaining a spot on a number of Tidal playlists, and performing so well that at the end of the year Tidal placed it on its ‘UK Indie: Best of 2022′.
2022 also saw other successes, with the band landing incredible support shows with old and new guard acts, playing sold out gigs with up and coming bands like MOSES, Two Day Coma and Late Night Honeymoon and securing a career best with a support slot for Franz Ferdinand on their European tour, playing in front of thousands of people in Manchester at the O2 Victoria Warehouse.