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Dark, loungey swagger from the steel city of Sheffield, England

"It’s great to play a little bit of Braver than Fiction"
Emily Brinnand ~ Guardian Music Columnist



GRAPHIC: Braver than Fiction have been played on BBC Introducing.Braver than Fiction was forged during the summer of 2013 and word of their quirky live presence spread swiftly. Within a year they had been invited to appear at events such as Magner’s Cider Original Sessions and The International Guitar Festival of Great Britain. The band opened for indie legends The Wedding Present at Sheffield’s illustrious music venue, The Leadmill during their home city’s renowned urban music festival, Tramlines and played to hundreds of revellers at Manchester’s celebrated Food Festival.

GRAPHIC: Braver than Fiction’s Jekyll and Hyde T-shirt available via Bandcamp.Then, in January 2015, the band was forced into hiatus, when their vocalist was diagnosed with cancer. This spawned an uneasy semi-silence for more than twelve months but with their singer in remission, Braver than Fiction returned in 2016 with a succession of live gig dates, fresh material and a new EP, The Fool, released on 28th October 2016.

"They headlined last night and just took the roof off - absolutely brilliant!"
Steve Goodburn, Promotions Manager ~ ComRock/Mod For It



“A sound that is timeless but sits perfectly amongst the best that is around today”
Madd Ferret’s Music Blog


Braver than Fiction tour dates

“Gorgeous stuff. If you'd like to hear more, I'd strongly recommend it.”
Christian Carlisle, BBC Introducing, Sheffield



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