The Twilight Sad Biography

The Twilight Sad are an indie rock band from Kilsyth, Scotland, comprising James Graham (vocals), Andy MacFarlane (guitar), and Mark Devine (drums). The band are currently signed to Fat Cat Records and have released three full-length albums, as well as several EPs and singles. Their 2007 debut album, Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters, drew widespread acclaim from critics, who noted Graham's thick Scottish accent and MacFarlane's dense sonic walls of shoegazing guitar and wheezing accordion. The Twilight Sad's notoriously loud live performances have been described as "completely ear-splitting," and the band toured for the album across Europe and the United States throughout 2007 and 2008. Sessions inspired by stripped-down and reworked live performances yielded the 2008 mini-album, Here, It Never Snowed. Afterwards It Did.

Their second album, Forget the Night Ahead, marked a shift in the band's direction; lyrically more personal and musically darker and more streamlined, it was released in 2009 to further acclaim. Recording sessions for the album also produced the mid-2010 release The Wrong Car, which followed the departure of founding bassist Craig Orzel in February 2010. The Twilight Sad's third album, No One Can Ever Know, was released in February 2012 and marked another stylistic shift, with the band citing industrial music and krautrock influences for a darker, sparser sound. The band describes their sound as "folk with layers of noise," and music critics have described the band as "perennially unhappy" and "a band that inject some real emotion and dynamic excitement into a comparatively standard template."

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The Twilight Sad have equipment stolen from lockup

The band appeals for help in locating the missing gear

  • Jul 18, 2014

The Twilight Sad announce February 2012 UK tour – ticket details

Scottish band will tour in support of new LP 'No One Can Ever Know'

  • Nov 28, 2011

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The Twilight Sad Reviews

The Twilight Sad - 'No One Can Ever Know'

The Twilight Sad - 'No One Can Ever Know'

This record plods to a halt

  • Feb 3, 2012

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - Panda Bear, The Walkmen, Skream, The Twilight Sad

Panda Bear, The Walkmen, Skream, The Twilight Sad

  • Jul 22, 2010

Album review: The Twilight Sad - 'Forget The Night Ahead'

Scottish soundscapers delve further Scottish soundscapers delve further into the romantic post-rock shadows

  • Oct 2, 2009

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