Monday, March 23, 2009

One eskimO - Kandi

One eskimO is a two-dimensional (literally) acoustic band dreamt up by London singer-songwriter Kristian Leontiou. Produced by Rollo Armstrong (Faithless, Dido), their debut single “Kandi” and its animated music video are fantastically enchanting. Toby Green of The Independent says “Kristian Leontiou...possesses a voice you could imagine appearing in Simon Cowell's wet dreams.”

If you like: Sia, The Bird and the Bee, The Submarines, Chairlift

One eskimO - Kandi Download MP3 or Listen on MySpace

Buy Kandi:
iTunes Worldwide
Juno Download MP3, worldwide
7digital MP3, UK only
Amazon MP3 US only
Amazon MP3 UK only


oneeskimo said...

Thanks for the review, but just to say One Eskimo are a real band, not just animated - check this:

Neil said...

Thanks for the comment!

I understand One eskimO is not a virtual band in exactly the same sense as say, Gorillaz, but rather, a real band telling an animated character's story. PT Walkley took your concept even further with his last album and music videos, which I wrote about just a few days after this post.

I'd still expect the Gorillaz comparison though since your first music video features the animated character and all the press "photos" on your website and your MySpace are of the cartoon.

Noah Baker said...

Hiya, i work with One eskimO and would love to hear some feedback from fans about what they think of the latest tracks, music videos and any live performances you may have seen.
Its also now possible to pre-order the album that comes out on the 22nd of June!!


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