A FRIEND IN LONDON was formed in 2005 when 4 guys met at a boarding school in Vostrup, Denmark. From day one the hunt for powerful and catchy melodies was portable electronic drum set the main focus of the band. Through the past years the band has been touring Denmark with more than 100 shows refining the expression of their work. The music combines the simplicity of boy-band pop with the complexity of British influenced indie rock backed by powerful choir arrangements.
In 2008 A FRIEND IN LONDON won the European final of the Bodog Million Dollar Battle of the Bands, with more than 40.000 bands from around the world participating. This event ignited a spark for the band in Canada and since 2009 there has been 3 successful tours in the state of Ontario, mendini by cecilio drum set including shows at NXNE (North by NorthEast) and Canadian Music Week as well as a performance at Breakfast TV, no.1 morning show in Toronto.
2012 will be a defining year for A FRIEND IN LONDON. The band has confirmed a slot at the forthcoming Canadian Music Week launching another Canadian spring tour in conjunction with this performance. The band is recording their debut album in Toronto, Canada in November with Producer David Botrill who produced names like MUSE, PLACEBO, TOOL, DREAMTHEATER and worked with many more yamaha electronic drum set. The album set for release summer 2012.
Our newest single ‘Calling A Friend’ has been released for a little over a month now and we can’t thank our FRIENDS enough for the great response and the support we’ve gotten from this song! It’s just incredible! 🙂
Now we’re very excited to announce that we have just released the official music video for ‘Calling A Friend’ on YouTube. This one is for all of our FRIENDS and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did filming it!
“We really appreciate the support from all of the FRIENDS dtx450k that showed up for the video shoot. You truly helped us make this video something special. We’d also like to thank all of the crew who worked like mad to make it happen.” – Love AFIL