The Toniks, a promising new British Pop band are taking the industry by storm.
Formed in January 2010, this five member spirited group have raised considerable eyebrows on both sides of the pond. With a sound reminiscent of the 60’s but with thir own unique sound like nothing else on the planet, audiences are intoxicated with a perfect blend of melodic pop and nostalgic British rock.
On a recent tour supporting The Sheepdogs in Canada promoting the soft release of "Rise and Shine," the owner/operated of radio station RTDS was so impressed with their music/performance at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto that he put their music into regular rotation. Since then The Toniks have enjoyed radio airplay and interviews in the UK as well.
Due to fantastic response while on their Canadian tour, this quintessentially British band have since been invited back to play Canadian Music Week as an official CMW band, and have attracted even more industry acclaim.
The infectious excitement surrounding The Toniks grabbed the attention of producer, Graham Dominy (Biffy Clyro, Eurythmics, Tom Jones, Imelda May) resulting in the release of their debut album, "Rise and Shine." The album has received numerous rave reviews:
"Like an endless sunny day, a well crafted, catchy, bright album that gets stuck on repeat! 9/10" (Musicourt.blogspot),
"Rise and Shine is Pop perfection. Not a bad track on the album. It will make you dance. It will make you sing. Best of all, it will make you happy." (Bobby Gottesman - I Can't Believe My Earz - Canada)
“Song to song, these guys show a propensity for a depth most bands never reach. Take a listen to Figure It Out and tell me it isn’t every bit as good as the pop from the sixties and seventies. Tell you what. Listen to Figure It Out, period. Swear to God, it’s a hit! (Frank Gutch Jr –USA)
Regular Rotation: rtds.ca, eagle 3 DAB, Brooklands Radio,
The Toniks have been Featured on: BBC Surrey, BBC Berkshire, BBC Introducing South, Eagle Radio 96.4FM. The Breeze 97.1 FM, Kick 106FM, Reverb Radio Brighton, Stag Radio, Radio Wey, Nervecast Radio, Last FM. Chatandspinradio.com
Band Members are:
Mark Taylor – Main Vocalist / Bassist
Jez Parish –Backing Vocals and guitars
Jessica English-Backing Vocals and Keyboards
Tom Yates – Gutars
Colin Marshall - Drums and Percussion
You can see what all the fuss is about, check out The Toniks through social media