nakedGet to know SONiC BOOM 2016 artist Naked And Famous below. 

SONiC BOOM 2016 goes down at Borden Park this Labour Day long weekend. In addition to massive artists like Twenty One Pilots and The Lumineers you’ll likely be discovering some of your new favourite artists. Here are 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Saturday performer The Naked And Famous.

  1. Their hit Young Blood was inspired by the ‘rebellious spirit‘ of the show Skins.

2. Their band-name is taken from Tricky‘s Tricky Kid. “everybody wants to be naked and famous, everybody wants to be just like me”.

3. American- rapper Machine Gun Kelly sampled Young Blood without permission and claims he wrote it. “I wrote this song after this crazy night on tour in Tempe, Arizona where we almost got arrested and ate by coyotes while we were drinking on a mountain we weren’t supposed to be on, raged at a bunch of college parties we weren’t invited to, and ran around in our boxers off this big rock into a hotel pool at 5 a.m.,”.

4. Their new album ‘Simple Forms‘ is coming Oct. 14. ‘Higher‘ is the first single.

5. A major career highlight has been opening for Nine Inch Nails who are one of their biggest influences.

SONiC BOOM is Sept 3/4 with single-day and full-weekend passes on-sale now.

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