Weston punk duo release debut EP

PUBLISHED: 11:00 11 May 2012



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A WESTON rock act who are also a married couple are hoping to rip up the rock scene when they release their debut EP this month.

Kissimmee, aka Drew Wale and Leigh Alexandra, met at Weston College eight years ago and immediately connected over their love of 1980s rock.

The duo were spotted by Busted songwriter and producer Michael Raphael, but despite recording their debut album in Los Angeles, they split up on returning to the UK.

But a few years later, they reunited and kicked off their second phase by supporting pop punk act Bowling For Soup on their 2010 tour.

Leigh, who grew up in Congresbury, and Drew, who is originally from Worle, then spent the next year writing a new album.

They then teamed up with producer Frankie Torpey and mix engineer John Mitchell, who has worked with You Me At Six and The Blackout, to bring their songs to life.

Now they will release their debut single This City on May 28 and are giving away another track, The Cure, as a free download.

This City contains five tracks all tinged with their alt-punk stylings, and the act will launch it with an event in Camden on May 30.

To find out more and get the free download, visit www.kissimmeerock.co.uk

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