Gideon Coe, Steve Lamacq (BBC 6 Music) and Simon Raymonde (Amazing Radio / Bella Union) played singles from Endings.
God Is In The TV: “there’s an enduring personal quality scorched onto these shape-shifting songs, framed by a musical grandeur that echoes the more expansive works ofRadiohead or Pink Floyd.”
Monolith Cocktail: “A space pop indie band with metaphysical intentions dreaming big”, referencing Arcade Fire, Klaxons, Radiohead and Depeche Mode.
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Latest release: ‘Magpie / Beast’
October 2018 double A-side single featuring ‘Magpie’ chosen by Steve Lamacq for his BBC 6 Music Recommends playlist and ‘Beast’ played by Don Letts on his 6 Music show Culture Clash Radio. Available on Spotify, Apple Music etc and download from Bandcamp.
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flights of who?
Helios is the sun god in Greek mythology. It was also an prototype solar-powered stratospheric craft built by NASA. Both stories feature headstrong experimentation and heroic risk-taking and we try to live up to their name.
Flights of Helios have featured on/at Glastonbury Festival (BBC Introducing), Wilderness Festival, Truck Festival, Artrocker New Blood, BBC 6 Music (Steve Lamaqc, Gideon Coe, Don Letts, Nemone), Radio X (John Kennedy), Amazing Radio (Simon Raymonde), Pitt Rivers Museum, Ashmolean Museum, Creation Theatre…