False Friends are a band now nestled calmly in the vibrant music scene of Glasgow, after the majority of the band moved to the city from Northern Ireland. The blend of 5 individual influences has created a unique style which has been described as ‘acoustic meets pop-rock’, ‘orchestral indie pop’ and quite simply - ‘indie-rock’. The band themselves focus on writing catchy hooks and thoughtful lyrics; the genre follows suit. Influences include Frightened Rabbit, The Killers and Pinegrove. Also enjoy good stories and lovely quotes.
Vinyl Noise have described False Friends as a band ‘taking flight as a soaring new act on Glasgow’s music scene’. Small Music Reviews said their live set consisted of ‘numbers driven by high-octane rhythms, where the bass and drum work excelled, the guitars were great and the ensemble vocals meshed impeccably.’