mercy beat

At some point last year, I was swept away from a happy hour to a show at Santa Monica music venue called Central.

I was told the singer for the band we were about to see had lead a popular band from the mid-2000’s and he was working out material for his new project.

I immediately recognized the frontman as The Bravery’s Sam Endicott and the project was The Mercy Beat.

Not surprisingly, they sounded a lot like The Bravery in all the good ways – synthy gems with his signature falsetto and just the right amount of moodiness.

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After three albums with The Bravery, Sam started writing songs for pop starlets like Christina Aguilara and Shakira. He had a lot of success, but apparently he missed being in a band and formed this one with friends.

They’ll be playing a bunch around SoCal in the coming weeks and they have an EP that will be via OSKAR Recording on June 17. I

Tour dates below!

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The Mercy Beat 2014 Tour Dates:
05/12 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
05/13 – Santa Ana, CA  - Constellation Room
05/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
05/20 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
05/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
05/27 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah

 

 

 

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