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Haim named as BBC Sound of 2013

The band came top of the list including AlunaGeorge and Angel Haze.
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Californian trio Haim have been named as the BBC Sound of 2013 after topping a list from 213 UK-based critics, broadcasters and bloggers.

The all-girl band have been compared to Fleetwood Mac and topped the chart ahead of the other top five bands for the year ahead, which included AlunaGeorge, Angel Haze, Laura Mvula and Chvrches who were also hotly-tipped for success in 2013.

BBC's Sound Of… poll is now entering its 11th year and has boasted previous winners such as 50 Cent, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, Adele and Keane as well as a host of other famous alumni.

Speaking of Haim, BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens said: "They're brilliant musicians who have a real talent for tunes that merge their tales of growing up in the 21st Century with a classic songwriting ability."

The band comprise of sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim. They started playing music together as children and are still known for pulling their mother and father up on stage during shows.

Haim embarked on a headline UK tour in November 2012 before delighting huge audiences supporting Florence + the Machine in December.

Posted by LB.ADNFCR-2133-ID-801516935-ADNFCR Posted on 4 Jan 2013 16:20 to category : Music News

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