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CHVRCHES Working on Third Album with Dave Stewart of Eurythmics

The Follow-up to Every Open Eye Has Begun

Feb 24, 2017

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES released their well-received second albumEvery Open Eye, in 2015 via Glassnote (it was #9 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list). The band have started work on their third album and they are working with Dave Stewart of iconic 1980s duo Eurythmics. More

Nov 04, 2016

Last night Lauren Mayberry, frontwoman of Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES, took part in a comedy show at Brooklyn's Baby's All Right venue. The show included standup sets from Greg Barris, Dave Hill, Seaton Smith, and others, but Mayberry wasn't there to tell jokes, instead she performed a set of cover songs with a backing band.  More

Under the Radar Examines Music and Politics with the 2016 Protest Issue

Special Issue Takes On Sexism and Feminism in the Music Industry, Tackles the Election, and Features Amanda Palmer on the Cover

Sep 09, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our 2016 Protest Issue (out September, October, and into November), which is out now both digitally and on newsstands. We've done a Protest Issue every U.S. Presidential election year since 2004 and as before this issue features articles examining the intersection of music and politics and photo shoots with musicians holding protest signs of their own making. Then in mid-October we will be launching our charity Protest Auction, in which we auction off all the protest signs in the issue, with all profits going to the American Cancer SocietyMore

Jul 11, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES last month shared a new version of their song "Bury It" that featured additional vocals from Paramore's Hayley Williams. Now this version of the song has a video.  More

Jun 16, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES and American indie-rock mainstays Death Cab for Cutie have had a handful of tour dates together this month. Last night in Charleston, SC, CHVRCHES' Lauren Mayberry got up on stage with Death Cab for Cutie to sing the band's "Brothers on a Hotel Bed," from Death Cab's 2005 album Plans.  More

Listen to CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry and Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard Interview Each Other

For The Talkhouse Music Podcast in Conjunction with Their Joint Tour

Jun 13, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES and American indie-rock mainstays Death Cab for Cutie have a handful of tour dates together this month. In honor of this The Talkhouse Music Podcast have gotten CHVRCHES' Lauren Mayberry and Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard together for a joint interview, which was apparently the first time the two had ever actually met.  More

Jun 10, 2016

CHVRCHES have shared a new version of their song "Bury It" that features Hayley Williams of Paramore. More

CHVRCHES and Death Cab for Cutie to Stand Against HB2 at Joint North Carolina Show

"It is with a heavy heart that we announce these shows in Asheville and Charlotte will be our last in North Carolina as long as HB2 stands." - Ben Gibbard

Jun 03, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES and American indie-rock mainstays Death Cab for Cutie have a handful of tour dates together this month. They include a show in Charlotte, North Carolina at The Uptown Amphitheater on June 16.  More

May 12, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES have shared a brand new song, "Warning Call." It was written for the new video game Mirror's Edge Catalyst, an update of the 2008 game Mirror's Edge. Frontwoman Lauren Mayberry wrote the lyrics from the perspective of the game's main character, Faith, "a daring Runner who uncovers a hidden truth within the walls of the city of Glass," as the game's description describes her.  More

May 09, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES released their well-received second album, Every Open Eye, last year via Glassnote (it was #9 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list).  More

Mar 01, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES and American indie-rock mainstays Death Cab for Cutie have announced some co-headlining tour dates together. The dates go down in June are below. More

Watch: CHVRCHES - “Clearest Blue” Video

Every Open Eye Out Now via Glassnote

Feb 19, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES released their well-received second album, Every Open Eye, last year via Glassnote (it was #9 on Under the Radar's Top 100 Albums of 2015 list). Now the band has shared a video for single "Clearest Blue." More

Watch CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry Impersonate Cher, Sing “Believe”

Backstage at The Late Late Show with James Corden

Jan 26, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES recently stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden and delivered a great performance of "Clearest Blue." Now the show has shared a video of the band backstage at the show in which frontwoman Lauren Mayberry is convinced by her bandmates to impersonate Cher, specifically the song "Believe." Watch the clip below, followed by the band's tour dates. More

CHVRCHES Announce More Tour Dates

Every Eye Open Out Now via Glassnote

Jan 22, 2016

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES have announced some more tour dates. They include some European shows and some U.S. festival dates and are in honor of CHVRCHES' well-received second album, Every Open Eye, which is out now via Glassnote. Check out the dates below, followed by the video for "Leave a Trace." More

Bonnaroo 2016 Lineup Announced: LCD Soundsystem, M83, Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, etc.

Father John Misty, HAIM, Death Cab For Cutie, Kurt Vile, Natalie Prass, Purity Ring, Pearl Jam, and Others

Jan 20, 2016

Bonnaroo have announced their 2016 lineup. The festival goes down in Manchester, Tennessee from June 9-12 and this year, their 15th year, the lineup includes LCD Soundsystem, M83, Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, Father John Misty, HAIM, Death Cab For Cutie, Kurt Vile, Natalie Prass, Purity Ring, Pearl Jam, and many others. More

Coachella 2016 Announces Line-up Featuring LCD Soundsystem, Guns N’ Roses, Lush, CHVRCHES, and More

Plus M83, Wolf Alice, Beach House, Grimes, Sufjan Stevens, Foals, Deerhunter, Bat For Lashes, and Others

Jan 04, 2016

Coachella has announced the line-up for their 2016 festival, which goes down in Indio, California over two weekends in April (with the same bill each weekend). Friday and Saturday are headlined by two newly reformed bands, LCD Soundsystem and Guns N' Roses (featuring the reunion of Axl Rose and Slash). Calvin Harris headlines Sunday night. More

Listen: CHVRCHES - “Leave a Trace (Goldroom Remix)”

Every Eye Open Out Now via Glassnote

Dec 17, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES' "Leave a Trace" has gotten the remix treatment by Goldroom. The Los Angeles producer keeps the basic skeleton of the song, but adds more beats to make it a bit more dancefloor-friendly. Check it out below, followed by the band's upcoming tour dates.

Dec 16, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden last night and absolutely killed, delivering a great performance of "Clearest Blue." Lots of flashing lights and frontwoman Lauren Mayberry dancing like crazy. More

Dec 07, 2015

In the Mortified podcast adults reflect on embarrassing moments of their youth. In the latest installment, entitled "Boys Do Cry," they debuted a segment called "The Mortified Muse." For it they got the Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES to cover a song a man named Nat Miller wrote when he was 14 for his unrequited love Laurel. More

Watch Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES and Matt Berninger of The National/EL VY Interview Each Other

CHVRCHES' Every Open Eye and EL VY's Return to the Moon Both Out Now

Dec 02, 2015

Lauren Mayberry of Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES and Matt Berninger of The National and EL VY have interviewed each other for Live Nation TV. Mayberry and Berninger sat down together before the Treasure Island festival in San Francisco in October. At the festival Mayberry got up on stage with The National to perform The National's "I Need My Girl." More

Nov 30, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES have put together a "Bedtime Mix" for Phil Taggart's show on BBC Radio 1. It's a regular feature on the Sunday night show and last night CHVRCHES' Ian Cook put together the mix and was interviewed by Taggart. It features Mogwai, Tangerine Dream, Aphex Twin, Brian Eno, My Bloody Valentine, and more. More

Nov 20, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES have shared a video for "Empty Threat," a track from the band's well-received second album, Every Open Eye, which is out now via Glassnote. CHVRCHES don't actually appear in the video, which instead centers of Florida teen goth girls who all go to a waterpark, a very un-goth thing to do. More

Oct 28, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES performed at Nashville, TN's Marathon Music Works last night. Paramore's Hayley Williams joined them onstage as a special guest to help sing "Bury It," a track from CHVRCHES' well-received second album, Every Open Eye, which is out now via Glassnote. More

Watch CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry Perform with The National at the Treasure Island Festival

Performed "I Need My Girl," Plus The National Debuted a New Song on Friday

Oct 19, 2015

Last night at the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco The National brought up Lauren Mayberry, frontwoman for Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES, to duet on "I Need My Girl," a song from The National's Trouble Will Find Me. Of course a fan captured video of the performance, which you can watch below. More

Listen to the Three Bonus Tracks from CHVRCHES’ “Every Open Eye”

Every Open Eye Due Out This Friday via Glassnote

Sep 25, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES are releasing their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye, today via Glassnote. We've already heard a stream of the whole album, but now you can check out the album's three bonus tracks ("Get Away," "Follow You," and "Bow Down") if you stream the album via Spotify. More

Watch CHVRCHES Cover Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean?”

Every Open Eye Due Out This Friday via Glassnote

Sep 23, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES are releasing their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye, this Friday (September 25) via Glassnote. Today they stopped by BBC Radio 1's "Live Lounge" where they covered Justin Bieber's recent song "What Do You Mean?" and discussed how they think it's okay to be a fan of Beiber's music now. More

Stream the New Album by CHVRCHES, “Every Open Eye,” in Full

Every Open Eye Due Out This Friday via Glassnote

Sep 21, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES are releasing their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye, this Friday (September 25) via Glassnote. Now you can stream the whole thing below via NPR First Listen. More

Watch: CHVRCHES - “Clearest Blue” Lyric Video

Every Open Eye Due Out September 25 via Glassnote

Sep 11, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES are releasing their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye, on September 25 via Glassnote. Last night Annie Mac premiered on her BBC Radio 1 show the third single from the album, "Clearest Blue." More

CHVRCHES Share “Clearest Blue” via Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 Show

Every Open Eye Due Out September 25 via Glassnote

Sep 10, 2015

Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES are releasing their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye, on September 25 via Glassnote. Tonight Annie Mac premiered on her BBC Radio 1 show the third single from the album, "Clearest Blue." Click here to hear it and fast forward to around the 1:03:50 mark. More

Aug 27, 2015

Lauren Mayberry, frontwoman of Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES, has often spoken out against misogyny and the nasty sexist and sometimes violent Internet comments she has gotten from Internet trolls. She talks about it in our current cover story article on the band, for example. The band recently released a video for "Leave a Trace," in which she wore a short dress, and the reaction from trolls was as strong as ever. Today she was interviewed by Cathy Newman for Channel 4 News in England about the subject.  More

Listen: CHVRCHES - “Leave a Trace (Four Tet Remix)”

Every Open Eye Due Out September 25 via Glassnote

Aug 25, 2015

Scottish electronic pop trio CHVRCHES are releasing their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye, on September 25 via Glassnote. They have already shared both a lyric video and a full on regular video for the album's first single, "Leave a Trace," but now the song has been remixed by Four Tet. More

Watch: CHVRCHES - “Leave a Trace” Video

Every Open Eye Due Out September 25 via Glassnote

Aug 17, 2015

Scottish electronic pop trio CHVRCHES previously announced their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye. They have already shared a lyric video for the album's first single, "Leave a Trace," but now the song has a full on video.  More

Watch: CHVRCHES - “Never Ending Circles” Lyric Video

Every Open Eye Due out September 25 on Glassnote

Aug 12, 2015

CHVRCHES have shared "Never Ending Circles," a new track from their upcoming album Every Open Eye. More

CHVRCHES Add UK Tour Dates

Every Open Eye Due out September 25 on Glassnote

Aug 11, 2015

Electro-pop favorites (and current Under the Radar cover bandCHVRCHES have just added a string of UK tour dates.  More

Watch CHVRCHES Play Paramore’s “Ignorance” on “Rock Band 4”

Every Open Eye Due Out September 25 via Glassnote

Aug 07, 2015

Scottish electronic pop trio CHVRCHES were at the Gamescom gaming convention in Cologne, Germany and were invited to try out the latest version of Rock BandRock Band 4, on the convention room floor. No doubt it was a slightly awkward experience playing Rock Band in front of a live audience, but the band seemed to have fun with it. They picked Paramore's "Ignorance." Martin Doherty and Iain Cook just had to play along, but vocalist Lauren Mayberry actually had to sing the song, so this amounts to a weird cover version. Video of the whole thing was captured. More

Under the Radar Announces August/September Issue with CHVRCHES on the Cover

Issue 54 Also Includes Interviews with New Order, Garbage, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, the Casts of Fear the Walking Dead and Wet Hot American Summer, and More

Aug 07, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the August/September 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via Under the Radar's app and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug), has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It features CHVRCHES on the cover. Garbage's Shirley Manson discusses the 20th anniversary of the band's self-titled debut album. We talk to the creators and various cast members of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. Star Cliff Curtis and producer Gale Anne Hurd talk about The Walking Dead companion series Fear the Walking Dead. The issue also includes interviews with Beach House, New Order, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, Telekinesis, Ducktails, DRINKS, Briana Marela, LA Priest, Jaakko Eino KaleviChelsea Wolfe, and more.  More

Jul 27, 2015

HAIM and CHVRCHES have toured together in the past. CHVRCHES have also covered HAIM's "Falling." CHVRCHES performed recently at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. More

Jul 21, 2015

Last weekend, Chicago hosted the annual Pitchfork Festival. Check out Annie Lesser’s shots from day one, featuring Natalie PrassJessica PrattILOVEMAKONNENCHVRCHES,Mac DemarcoTobias Jesso JrPanda BearSteve GunnIceage, and Wilco.  More

CHVRCHES Announce North American Tour Dates

Every Open Eye Due Out September 25 via Glassnote

Jul 20, 2015

Last week the Scottish electronic pop trio CHVRCHES announced the title, release date, cover art, and tracklist for their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye. And then they shared a lyric video for the album's first single, "Leave a Trace." Now the band have announced some new North American tour dates.  More

Watch: CHVRCHES - “Leave a Trace” Lyric Video

Every Open Eye Due Out September 25 via Glassnote

Jul 16, 2015

Earlier today we reported that Scottish electronic pop trio CHVRCHES have announced the title, release date, cover art, and tracklist for their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye.  More

Jul 16, 2015

Scottish electronic pop trio CHVRCHES have announced the title, release date, cover art, and tracklist for their much anticipated second album, the follow-up to 2013's beloved The Bones of What You BelieveMore

CHVRCHES Finish Recording Second Album

The Follow-up to The Bones of What You Believe Presumably Due Out Later This Year

Jun 05, 2015

Scottish electronic pop trio CHVRCHES have announced via social media that they have finished recording their much anticipated second album, the follow-up to 2013's beloved The Bones of What You BelieveMore

Apr 24, 2015

Whether intended or not, CHVRCHES frontwoman Lauren Mayberry has become a much-needed defender of late for female musicians who constantly find themselves barraged by online trolls and the endless stream of misogynist comments they leave online. More

Feb 20, 2015

CHVRCHES have teamed up with Swedish DJ Eric Prydz on a joint single titled "Tether," which in turn has been paired with a newly debuted music video. More

Feb 19, 2015

CHVRCHES really like their cover songs. More

CHVRCHES Announce Work on Sophomore Album Will Start In January

Celebrate End of Tour With Sing-a-Long to Seal's "Crazy"

Dec 01, 2014

Finishing a two-year-long tour behind their debut album The Bones of What You Believe, Glasgow trio CHVRCHES revealed that they won't be resting too long before starting work on their follow-up LP. More

Watch: CHVRCHES Play “The Mother We Share”

Mellow, Reworked Version At Moog Sound Labs

Nov 19, 2014

Scottish synth pop band CHVRCHES stopped by Moog Sound Labs in North Carolina for a subdued, but still stunning, performance of "The Mother We Share" from their 2013 LP The Bones of What You Believe More

Nov 14, 2014

Last night VH1 held their annual “You Oughta Know” concert. Among the artists touted as the next big thing were former “Pleased to Meet You Subjects” CHVRCHES More

Listen: CHVRCHES – “Dead Air”

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Soundtrack is Due Nov 18 on Republic

Nov 04, 2014

So you know about this little movie Mockingjay that’s coming out later this month, right? Well it turns out this little film has a great soundtrack which includes Under the Radarfavorites, CHVRCHES More

Watch: CHVRCHES – “Under the Tide (Alternate Version)” Video

Featuring a new Vocal Line From Martin Doherty

Oct 23, 2014

CHVRCHES have unveiled a new video for The Bones of What You Believe cut “Under the Tide.”  More

Listen: CHVRCHES - “Get Away”

Featured on Reworked Drive Soundtrack

Oct 21, 2014

In 2011 director Nicolas Winding Refn delivered a modern noir classic with his Ryan Gosling-starring film Drive. More

Listen: CHVRCHES Debut New Song Live At Austin City Limits

Under the Joke Title "Richard Pryor"

Oct 13, 2014

During a number of recent performances synth trio CHVRCHES have been including a brand new song into their setlist. More

CHVRCHES Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Start This September

Jun 10, 2014

Continuing the globe-trotting support behind their breakthrough debut The Bones of What You Believe, electro-pop trio CHVRCHES have announced plans for another run of U.S. shows. More

May 02, 2014

Ahead of playing three massive headlining shows New York's Terminal 5, CHVRCHES were welcomed as the musical guest on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show. More

Apr 15, 2014

CHVRCHES have announced that next week on April 22 they will re-release their breakthrough debut album The Bones of What You Believe. More

CHVRCHES Extend Tour Dates

Plus: Amazing Fan Video

Mar 31, 2014

CHVRCHES have extended their run of dates behind debut album, The Bones of What You Believe. More

Watch: CHVRCHES – “Strong Hand (Unofficial Video)”

Workout! Make it Burn! Strong Hand!

Mar 28, 2014

We may be a bit over the “found footage” trend in music videos, but this fan video for CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe cut “Strong Hand” is pretty genius.  More

Mar 11, 2014

Continuing to pull out some surprise covers touring the world behind their breakthrough debut The Bones of What You Believe Glasgow's CHVRCHES recently made a stop at BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. More

Feb 17, 2014

Since releasing their breakthrough debut The Bones of What You Believe Glasgow synth-pop trio CHVRCHES have been experiencing one hell of a ride. More

Feb 14, 2014

On a bit of a tear over the past couple months delivering some really stellar covers from their fellow artists, CHVRCHES recently visited the studios of Australia's Triple J Radio station to take part in their ongoing "Like a Version" series to present yet another personalized take on someone else's work. More

Listen: CHVRCHES - “Recover (Kingdom Remix)”

Recover EP Due Out March 10 on Glassnote

Feb 13, 2014

Last year, CHVRCHES released their dazzling debut, The Bones of What You Believe. Brooklyn dance producer Kingdom liked the band’s signature single “Recover” so much, he gave it a remix. More

Listen: CHVRCHES - “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” (Bauhaus Cover)

Featured on Soundtrack for Upcoming Vampire Academy

Jan 27, 2014

Literally sucking the last bit of vampire/teen melodrama leftover from the Twilight series, next month will see the release of the film Vampire Academy in theaters. More

Watch: CHVRCHES Cover Janelle Monáe’s “Tightrope”

Janelle Monáe Looks On Approvingly

Jan 09, 2014

This is fun—at a Women in Music luncheon yesterday sponsored by Billboard, CHVRCHES covered Janelle Monáe’s song “Tightrope”…while Monáe looked on. More

Watch: CHVRCHES Cover “Stay Another Day”

Performed at BBC's Live Lounge

Dec 16, 2013

Over the weekend Glasgow synth pop trio CHVRCHES were welcomed as special guests on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. More

Dec 10, 2013

Announcing a world-spanning trek of tour dates yesterday, Glasgow's CHVRCHES were welcomed as the musical guest on the Late Show with David LettermanMore

CHVRCHES Announce New Tour Dates

Supporting The Bones of What You Believe

Dec 09, 2013

Continuing to ride the wave of success behind their debut full-length The Bones of What You Believe, Glasgow trio CHVRCHES have announced plans for a new round of tour dates. More

Watch: CHVRCHES on Kimmel

Band Performs “The Mother We Share” and “Lies”

Nov 21, 2013

CHVRCHES stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live's indoor stage last night. More

Listen: CHVRCHES - “Lies” (Tourist Remix)

The Bones of What You Believe Out Now

Nov 11, 2013

Recently sharing the music video for their single "Lies," taken off their debut album The Bones of What You Believe, Glasgow trio CHVRCHES have come right back around to share a remix of the track by Tourist. More

Watch: CHVRCHES - “Lies” Video

Feeding You What You Want

Nov 04, 2013

Continuing their breakout year in the wake of delivering their full-length debut The Bones of What You Believe, Glasgow synth trio CHVRCHES has premiered a brand new music video for their single "Lies." More

Watch: CHVRCHES’ Boiler Room Live Set

From Album Release Party

Oct 15, 2013

Last month synth-pop trio CHVRCHES performed a special launch party at London's Boiler Room to celebrate the release of their debut album The Bones of What You Believe. More

Watch: CHVRCHES on “Jools Holland”

Perform "The Mother We Share" and "Lies"

Oct 02, 2013

Last week CHVRCHES served as a musical guest on Britain's late night night program Later...with Jools Holland. More

Oct 01, 2013

A few days ago CHVRCHES posted a screenshot of a sexually inappropriate message directed at frontwoman Lauren Mayberry. More

Sep 27, 2013

Earning plenty of much-deserved praise for their newly released debut album The Bones of What You Believe, Scottish synth-pop trio CHVRCHES made an appearance on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show earlier this week. More

Sep 16, 2013

Ever since unveiling their masterful synth pop single "The Mother We Share" last year, followed by their excellent EP Recover, Glasgow trio CHVRCHES have become one of the most buzzed-about new acts of 2013. More

Aug 06, 2013

Glasgow synth trio CHVRCHES have shared a new music video for "The Mother We Share," one of the band's earliest attention-grabbing cuts and the opening track to their forthcoming full-length debut The Bones of What You Believe. More

Listen: CHVRCHES - “Falling” (HAIM Cover)

On BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge Late

Jul 09, 2013

On Sept. 24 CHVRCHES will release their much-anticipated full-length debut The Bones of What You Believe. More

CHVRCHES Announce an Extensive World Tour

The Bones of What You Believe is out September 24

Jun 20, 2013

And now for your second helping of CHVRCHES news for the day.  More

Watch: CHVRCHES Play “Jimmy Fallon”

The Bones of What You Believe is out September 24 via Glassnote

Jun 20, 2013

Last night, Scottish trio CHVRCHES stopped by Late Night With Jimmy FallonMore

Jun 14, 2013

Glasgow synth-pop trio CHVRCHES have announced the arrival of their debut LP, The Bones of What You Believe. More

Listen: CHVRCHES - “Gun”

New Single Out July 15 in the UK

May 28, 2013

Glasgow synth pop trio CHVRCHES have shared a new single titled "Gun." More

Apr 09, 2013

Fresh off the heels of releasing their standout EP Recover Glasgow synth-pop trio CHVRCHES took some time to have a little fun while recording their full-length debut. More

Apr 01, 2013

Glasgow synth-pop trio CHVRCHES have premiered a brand new music video for their latest single "Now Is Not the Time." More

CHVRCHES Announce North American Tour

"Recover" EP Out Tomorrow

Mar 25, 2013

This week Glasgow synth-pop trio CHVRCHES will release their debut EP Recover. More

Mar 06, 2013

Glasgow synth pop trio CHVRCHES are poised to release their debut EP Recover later this month. More

Feb 07, 2013

Drawing easy comparisons to fellow artists Purity Ring and The Knife rising electronic pop trio CHVRCHES have announced the release of their debut EP Recover. More


Interviews

Feminist Firewall

How Women in the Music Industry Are Using Social Media to Confront Sexism and Misogyny

Dec 28, 2016

A Conversation with Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino, CHVRCHES' Lauren Mayberry, Lower Dens' Jana Hunter, Lush's Miki Berenyi, Beth Martinez, Amanda Palmer, Natalie Prass, Perfect Pussy's Meredith Graves, Tegan and Sara's Sara Quin, and Chelsea Wolfe. More

2015 Artist Survey: CHVRCHES

Lauren Mayberry and Iain Cook on 2015's Best Albums, Music Streaming, the Election, Star Wars, Venue Security, and Disastrous Dates

Feb 26, 2016

For Under the Radar's 13th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2015. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2015 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Lauren Mayberry and Iain Cook of CHVRCHESMore

Nov 20, 2015

To hear them tell it, everything has been easy for the members of CHVRCHES since they officially formed in the fall of 2012. Well, maybe not everythingthey've had to deal with the pressure of being an overnight blog sensation, the wear and tear of two years on the road, and the stress of creating the follow-up to their breakthrough debut album, 2013's The Bones of What You Believe. More

Nov 19, 2015

It's a rare sunny day in Glasgow in early July, and the members of CHVRCHES are finally able to take a breath. After an intensive six-month period of writing and recording, they have (as of this afternoon) signed off on the final masters for Every Open Eye, their second full-length release.  More

CHVRCHES

Synth Pop Sanctuary

Jul 12, 2013

CHVRCHES' euphoric electro pop can't be shaken. The Scottish trio blends floor-rattling synths and rhythm loops with sweet, wide-eyed vocals. Ahead of the release of their first EP, Recover, and forthcoming debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, the band, which uses the 'v' rather than 'u' to make their name easier to find on search engines, has already earned comparisons to Purity Ring and The xx. Singer Lauren Mayberry had only been recording with keyboardists Iain Cook and Martin Doherty for less than a year before two of their early tracks, "Lies" and "The Mother We Share," took off online in mid-2012. More


Reviews

Every Open Eye

Every Open Eye

Glassnote

Sep 23, 2015

As good as CHVRCHES' debut album The Bones of What You Believe was (and it was very good indeed), the whole record did often seem to be running to catch up with arguably the finest opening track on a debut album this decade in "The Mother We Share."  More

CHVRCHES at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA, September 18, 2013

September 18th, 2013

Oct 04, 2013

CHVRCHES thrilled to a near-packed house in Philadelphia.  More

The Bones of What You Believe

The Bones of What You Believe

Glassnote

Sep 20, 2013

Last year, when the walloping "Lies" and bittersweet "The Mother We Share" introduced listeners to the Glasgow synthpop trio, CHVRCHES, two focal points were vocalist Lauren Mayberry's stirring soprano and lyrics that exuded Glaswegian bite and gloom. More

Dan Croll and CHVRCHES at Mercury Lounge, New York, NY, March 18th, 2013

Mar 26, 2013

Liverpool's Dan Croll survived the SXSW performance maelstrom only to pop up to a horribly snowy and cold New York City for a pair of back-to-back shows with CHVRCHES. It was nice to find the congenial singer and his band in such high spirits after working their asses off for most of the last week in Austin, Texas. More

Recover EP

Recover EP

GLASSNOTE

Mar 26, 2013

Glasgow synthpop trio CHVRCHES sparked fervent interest last year with two tracks that brought out different sides of the band. "Lies" was a staggering, minor-key powerhouse complemented by wily lyrics from singer Lauren Mayberry, while its official debut single, "The Mother We Share," expressed a more solemn sentiment. More

SXSW Day Two: NO CEREMONY///, Ex Cops, Peace, CHVRCHES, alt-J,

March 13th, 2013

Mar 23, 2013

Despite our high hopes and daisy-fresh worldviews, Wednesday night was a mixed bag, with sets from PeaceNO CEREMONY///, Ex CopsCHVRCHES, and alt-J. More

SXSW 2013 Tuesday and Wednesday Recap – Divine Fits, CHVRCHES, Ex Cops, alt-J, Peace, and more

Mar 22, 2013

My wife Wendy and I were warned not to bring a baby to SXSW but had little choice but to take our two-and-a-half-month-old daughter Rose to Austin with us. Here's a recap of what I saw Tuesday and Wednesday night during the music portion of SXSW in between worrying about the new addition to our family, including sets by Divine Fits, CHVRCHES, Peace, EX Cops, alt-J, and others. More