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Polar States

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    Meet Me in the Morning
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    Elizabeth
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    Lost
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    Standing on the Edges
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    Advert to My Youth
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Forming in 2015, the band put a heavy emphasis on writing from the start. Their debut single ‘Concrete’, penned about a homeless couple vocalist Paul Tong met on the streets of Liverpool, quickly got the support of Radio 1’s Huw Stephens and Phil Taggart as well as 6 music’s Steve Lamacq, after being played for 10 consecutive weeks by BBC Introducing Merseyside’s Dave Monks.
Thrusting POLAR STATES in front of a national audience before they had set foot on stage together. The follow up 'Elizabeth' landed on the Best of BBC Introducing playlist, the TOPMAN playlist, entered the UK iTunes singles chart, and went on to be featured on Hollyoaks and Sky Sports.
These songs formed the early basis of the bands sound. A guitar band setup with a strong dark pop undertone, with outside influences including Cinema and City Living.
A UK tour followed, including 2 sold out shows at the Liverpool 02 Academy, festival appearances at Kendal Calling, Liverpool Sound City, Tramlines, LIMF & Dot to Dot, plus supports with The Japanese House and Clean Cut Kid for a BBC 6 Music showcase.
Maintaining their focus on writing, the band have written over 120 songs. Paul, Josh, Phil and Jack then began using the demos to build an organic online fanbase of over 21,000 by sending them out privately on instagram.<br>

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