A trio from Australia, GLADES make electro-pop that's reflective and atmospheric in nature. Singer/guitarist Karina Wykes and multi-instrumentalist producing partners Cameron Robertson and Joseph Wenceslao met in high school in the Kellyville suburb of Sydney and later formed the band in 2015.
A cover they did of Troye Sivan
's "Fools" that same year brought them some attention when the pop star tweeted it to his followers. GLADES' first single, "Her (Loving You)," landed on several viral charts, and the follow-up single, "Drive," accumulated tens of millions of streams over the course of 2016. Their debut EP, This Is What It's Like, was released by Universal
in October 2016. ~ Marcy Donelson, Rovi