Canvas Wall are a fresh take on a blend of genres, from blistering
stadium rock to head bopping indie pop they manage to create a
colourful interweaving and textured sound, layering spine tingling
melodies over a banging vacuum packed rhythm section. Their
songs sing of soul searching visions fuelled by a passion for life.
The band formed in 2008 by Simon Dounis and Craig Rogerson, who were later joined by long time friends Alvin Ho and Dean Zammit. They spent the next two years writing, rehearsing, touring and building a following and a name in London’s buzzing music scene. In 2010 they released
their first single, ‘Sooner or Later’, followed by ‘Close to the Edge’
which gained national and international Radio play in the UK (BBC
introducing on 3 counties radio, ONFM, Amazing FM, Total Rock
Radio, Recharged Radio, Brooklands Radio, Caroline Radio,
Krystal Radio) Malta (XFM, Bay Radio) and Finland (Radio Nova)
which was followed by a sponsored mini-tour.
In 2011 Canvas Wall also released their first music video for ‘Close
to the Edge’ under the creative wings of the world famous visual
effects company, The Mill (Gladiator the movie, Florence And
The Machine’s- No Light No Light) which saw 11,000 hits in 8
months and are now making plans for their next video and single
release, ‘The Road to Bliss’, from their Debut album titled ‘Thinking
Out Loud’. After debuting the album to thousands in Malta at the
Great Beer Festival in 2012, they returned to the UK to launch the album
in London in August. Have a listen!
‘Thinking out Loud’ is now available through the band’s online merchandise store http://canvaswallmerch.bigcartel.com, iTunes and Amazon.
With Energy by the truckload and an unquenchable appetite for making music and playing live, Canvas Wall will keep doing what they do best. The guys are extremely hard working, and focused on a future that is looking bright, with determination and a passion for what they do.