7 Under the Radar Tracks to Soundtrack Your Summer

Last Autumn, we handpicked seven Yorkshire tracks that should be in your playlist and the response was epic. We thought it was time for an update. These tracks will get you ready for the Summer.

By Sophie Grace

Lion Papers – Seas of Green

York indie-folk duo Lion Papers energise the room with their music, Seas of Green being no exception. An upbeat, easy listening track when the sun is shining, or to brighten your day when it’s not.

Awooga – Thief

For those that like something a bit heavier, Sheffield rock band Awooga’s debut EP features Thief, a song that will definitely deliver.

King No-One – Alcatraz

From arguably one of the most successful York bands out there, King No-One’s Alcatraz is the perfect, upbeat indie rock sound to get you moving.

Kymberley Kennedy – Head Games

Alternative RnB artist Kymberley Kennedy’s strong, melodic vocals makes her latest album Head Games a necessity on your playlist. The titled track Head Games raw sounds uses ethereal vocals and pulsating synths to produce a hypnotic echo.

Harrison Rimmer – Veins:

Recently released, Harrison Rimmer’s latest single deals with personal themes of depression, self-doubt and career struggles. With an alternative rock sound, Harrison’s gruff vocals and passionate lyrics provides a thoughtful and reflective listening.

Shaking Chains – Midnight Oil

Manchester indie band Shaking Chains are new on the scene but it is clear from their recently released two track feature we can expect big things from them. OK, they’re not from Yorkshire, but we love them all the same.


The Pigeon Detectives – Lose Control

Leeds-based indie rock band, The Pigeon Detectives latest album Broken Glances shows a change in their usually overpowering music having a much more toned down tempo. Lose Control still includes their upbeat tempo and is sure to bring a smile to your day even if the weather is gloomy.