The UK alternative/rock band Deaf Havana have released their U.S. album Old Souls via Washington Square. Hunstanton England based Deaf Havana formed in 2005 while members were in college after playing out together though out high school. Old Souls was released September 16th on BMG Chrysalis in the U.K. debuting #1 on the U.K. Rock Chart, and Top 10 on the overall U.K. Album Chart. Old Souls first single, “Boston Square”, has been called “The Hottest Record in the World” by BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe. The accompanying video has had over 250,000 streams to date, and the band has an overall 4.5 million YouTube views of their videos.
The follow-up to their #1 UK Rock album Fools and Worthless Liars, the album has sold 35,000 to date. Old Souls was produced by the incomparable YOUTH (U2, The Verve, Primal Scream, The Orb) along with Lee Batiuk. Over the summer, the band performed a string of sold-out U.K. dates, including two Union Chapel shows, a Leeds Festival performance, opened for Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band at the Hard Rock Calling, and opened for MUSE in Germany.
Deaf Havana is James Veck-Gilodi (Vocals, Guitar), Chris Pennells (Guitar), Lee Wilson (Bass), Tom Ogden (Drums), Max Britton (Keyboard)and guitarist and Matthew Veck-Gilodi (Guitar, Vocals).