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Hometown: Leuven, Belgium
Member(s): Chantal Acda (vocals, vibraphonette, xylophone, glockenspiel, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, percussion, melodica), Christophe Vandewoude (vocals, drums, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, glockenspiel, percussion, ukulele, synth), Gianni Marzo (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, banjo, basspedals, lapsteel), Gaëtan Vandewoude (vocals, acoustic guitar)

Relative to: Jose Gonzalez, Bon Iver, The Black Atlantic
Genre: indie folk

For when you’re: approaching the summit of the mountain

Release(s): Heading for the Newborn EP, Isbells, Stoalin’
Highlight Track(s): One Day, Baskin’, I’m Coming Home
Highlight Lyric: “Dreamer, everytime you stargaze / The whole world is lying at your Feet / Well your prayers will be heard / The moment you start believing / think twice just before you begin / ‘Cause it’s easy to loose yourself in onward motion” from Dreamer

Highlight Review: “Isbells draw parallels to Jose Gonzalez, both in their minimalist and acoustic indie-folk style of music and the peculiar diction and fresh interpretation on language that can sometimes  become a trait of an artist singing in a second (or third or fourth) language.” read more at Timber and Steel

Website: www.isbells.be
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YouTube: As Long As It Takes video via Handalsbeur Concertzaal