Missing PersiansFolk/Americana/Blues/Sea Shanties
Formed in wet January 2013, when drummer Nick Clack decided that what Oxford needed was another band... The Persians’ live set is tight, punchy and entertaining. Variety shines through: Rock, Blues, Country, Reggae, Folk and Funk influences all get a look-in, while maintaining a Missing Persians sound to ensure a satisfyingly coherent whole. They are equally at home on stages large and small, making appearances at UK festivals, as well as two successful tours of the Netherlands. With two albums to their name (The Missing Persians and Hot Cats), their songs touch on animal welfare, climate change, alley cats, bullfights, seafood (!), the NHS as well as some gorgeous love songs and comments on the mid-life crisis! All are musically satisfying, lyrically articulate and fun - they'll get you up and dancing!