The single contains a remix of “Friends Like These” by Essex band Kenai

The single contains a remix of “Friends Like These” by Essex band Kenai

Deaf Havana are an English alternative rock (formerly post-hardcore) band from Hunstanton and King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England. The band was formed in 2005 at the King’s Lynn campus of The College of West Anglia. The current lineup consists of brothers James and Matthew Veck-Gilodi.

Deaf Havana was formed when the original members met at the King’s Lynn campus of The College of West Anglia. The band’s roots can, however, be traced back much further with Ryan Mellor, James Veck-Gilodi and Lee Wilson all attending Smithdon High School and playing together in various local scene bands. At college, these members were joined by Tom Ogden and Sebastian Spitz. This early lineup saw Veck-Gilodi singing and Mellor taking guitar and vocal duties. The name “Deaf Havana” came from former guitarist hot burmese women Sebastian Spitz, however the name itself has no literal meaning. The band wrote songs and a demo, White Lines But No Camera, was recorded in pton. The band toured this lineup until Chris Pennells replaced Spitz. Around the same time, Mellor handed over guitar parts to Veck-Gilodi, and took on the lead role.

In late 2006, the band began writing songs for their debut EP, entitled Evangeline. Continue reading