The Kooks

  • The Kooks – Sydney, Hordern Pavilion 20/01/15
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    The Kooks – Sydney, Hordern Pavilion 20/01/15

    Wrapped up in skinny jeans, complete with the big hair and even bigger personality, Luke Pritchard is the ultimate frontman package. There is so much energy trapped in that lean frame. He dances as if it’s a game where his elbows and knees have to escape the rest of his body — fast, furtive and

  • WIN: Tickets To The Kooks Australian Tour!
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    WIN: Tickets To The Kooks Australian Tour!

    British indie lads The Kooks are coming back to Australia to play their biggest Australian headlining shows yet, and we’re giving away a bunch of double passes to all shows on the tour! Starting off in Perth before travelling along the East Coast, The Kooks will be joined by special guests The Griswolds and Welsh

  • The Kooks: “Everyone’s In A Good Place. That Is A New Thing For Us”
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    The Kooks: “Everyone’s In A Good Place. That Is A New Thing For Us”

    If you’re a fan of British band The Kooks then you’re undoubtedly well aware of the change in direction the Brighton boys have taken on their newly released fourth studio album, Listen. Phrases like ‘percussion intensive’ and ‘electric church music’ have been attached to the LP, while genres like ‘funk’ and ‘soul’ suddenly apply to

  • Review: The Kooks – Listen
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    Review: The Kooks – Listen

    Stylistically different, yet quintessentially Kooky, UK indie heartthrobs The Kooks have made the bold leap from their typical Brit rock to electric church music with their highly anticipated fourth studio album, Listen. Shifting from strummin’ strings to sampling, the boys have reinvented themselves, proclaiming a new lease on life. Produced by hip-hop stylist Inflo and

  • The Kooks’ Luke Pritchard Collaborating With Mark Foster
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    The Kooks’ Luke Pritchard Collaborating With Mark Foster

    The Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard has revealed that he has quite the creative relationship with Mark Foster, frontman of Splendour-bound tunesmiths Foster The People. The two previously collaborated on the track We Can Tell The Truth for the Barcelona-based recording studio H Studio. Pritchard has now opened up on the extent of his relationship with

  • The Kooks Channel Tarantino In NSFW ‘Around Town’ Video
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    The Kooks Channel Tarantino In NSFW ‘Around Town’ Video

    Brighton indie poppers The Kooks have taken a decidedly more art-house approach to the music video for their latest single Around Town, which stars a French female assassin and was inspired by the work of action film kingpins Luc Besson and Quentin Tarantino. The most definitely NSFW clip is sure to divide viewers, more so

  • The Kooks Unveil ‘Hold On’ From Upcoming ‘Down’ EP
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    The Kooks Unveil ‘Hold On’ From Upcoming ‘Down’ EP

    Brighton indie mainstays The Kooks are gearing up to digitally release their new EP, Down, on Monday, 21st April and they’ve now offered fans the latest taste of the upcoming release, Hold On, which sees the group progress even further into their new soulful and experimental direction. “With this record we didn’t do any rehearsing

  • LISTEN: The Kooks – ‘Down’
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    LISTEN: The Kooks – ‘Down’

    British indie heavyweights The Kooks have returned with a brand new sing-a-long single, Down, providing a taster of their forthcoming and yet to be named fourth studio album. Down reveals the band rediscovering just why they started making music in the first place. Written by singer/guitarist Luke Pritchard and young hip-hop pioneer Inflo, the song

  • The Kooks, Palais Theatre, Melbourne – 01/05/13
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    The Kooks, Palais Theatre, Melbourne – 01/05/13

    Who knew a crowd at the Palais Theatre could get so energetic? After all, all movement is obstructed by the seats of this former movie theatre, insulated inside tiny, art-deco cubicles. But obstructed though they may be, nothing could stop this crowd from dancing. The musical accompaniment? British pop-rockers The Kooks. As the lights dimmed,

  • The Kooks Add More Australian Dates After Sold-Out Shows
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    The Kooks Add More Australian Dates After Sold-Out Shows

    Australian fans of The Kooks have made no secret of just how much they adore this band. It was only last week that tickets hit the market for their April/May Australian tour dates and already more shows have been added to meet demand with supply. How efficient! The new shows have been added to the

  • The Kooks Announce Australian Tour, April/May 2013
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    The Kooks Announce Australian Tour, April/May 2013

    The Kooks are headed our way for regional festival Groovin’ The Moo and while in town the English rockers will playing a handful of headlining shows around the country. And, yes, South Australia and Western Australia, that includes you! The Kooks will be slightly detouring from GTM 2013 to play Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane as well

  • The Kooks – Festival Hall, Melbourne 04/01/2012
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    The Kooks – Festival Hall, Melbourne 04/01/2012

    To begin, I must declare that I’m a self-confessed Kooks worshiper, so there it is- CRAZY FAN ALERT. And even though I would do practically anything to share a sofa with the oh-so-fine band, I walked into Festival Hall with the wholehearted intentions of giving readers the truth and nothing but the truth. And the

  • The Kooks – New Influences, Old Friends and X-Factor(y)
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    The Kooks – New Influences, Old Friends and X-Factor(y)

    With the recent release of their third album and an upcoming summer tour with appearances at Falls and Southbound Festivals, there is a lot to talk about with Luke Pritchard of the Kooks, but quite frankly, if you’re reading this interview you’ve probably heard the album and you’re probably going to one of their shows

  • The Kooks Melbourne Show Moves To Festival Hall
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    The Kooks Melbourne Show Moves To Festival Hall

    English indie rock band The Kooks have changed the location of their upcoming Melbourne gig at The Palace Theatre to the bigger Festival Hall venue. The date, January 4th, will remain the same. Overwhelming demand for more tickets from those who missed out caused promoters to try and accommodate more fans. The change of venue

  • The Kooks Australian Tour – Falls Festival 2011/2012 Sideshows
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    The Kooks Australian Tour – Falls Festival 2011/2012 Sideshows

    The Kooks will return to Australia in December/January for their first tour in three years, on the back of their appearance at the Falls and Southbound Festivals. Having sold out two previous Australian tours, including a sellout night at the Hordern Pavilion Sydney, The Kooks are eager to play to Australian audiences once more. The

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