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Dirty, rhythmic guitars under-laden with hard-hitting bass-lines and punchy drums in a catchy way that makes sure the audiences' feet stay nailed to the ground. During live performances, MTC provides an enthralling, uplifting and participatory experience for all, from the smallest of European club shows up to the bigger stages, where they've already supported the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Feeder, Dinosaur Pile-Up and Twin Atlantic.

Discography

  • More Than Conquerors - Everything I've Learnt

    More Than Conquerors
    Everything I've Learnt

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    "This album is eleven tracks of pent up aggression, frustration, bewilderment and a sense of weird belonging," according to vocalist / guitarist Platt. "It's everything we've learnt."

    Exploring thought provoking aspects of faith as a central theme for the band’s debut album ‘Everything I’ve Learnt’, the title is taken from the lyric "...everything I've learnt amounts to nothing". Although sounding literal, the record's name holds a more profound meaning regarding the band's growth.

    Reminiscent of early British post-hardcore (Reuben, Idlewild, Biffy Clyro and Hundred Reasons) and the harmony-driven US rock of Brand New and Manchester Orchestra, ‘Everything I've Learnt’ still manages to find its own place amongst these behemoths.

    “We chewed up each other’s ideas and collectively spit them out to sound like MTC… We wouldn’t be a band if it wasn't for acts like SixStarHotel and Panama Kings," drummer Jamie Neish points out. "Those bands meant a lot to us early on, they gave us the confidence to do our own thing.”

    During live performances, MTC provides an enthralling, uplifting and participatory experience for all, from the smallest of European club shows up to the bigger stages, where they've already supported the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Feeder, Dinosaur Pile-Up and Twin Atlantic.

    “We love being in the studio and we love writing, but there’s nothing better than watching an audience sing along to something we’ve created," says Platt. "We're just singing songs, trying to be honest and hoping to find common ground with the people listening."

    Tracklisting

    All That We Can
    Pits Of Old
    Smoke, Trees, Lungs, Knees
    Amounts To Nothing
    Jaw
    When The Well Runs Dry
    Bring me To The Blood Bank
    Temper
    Try-Antlers
    Six Weeks
    Hearth & Home


    STA120 · 27 Mar 2013
  • More Than Conquerors - Pits Of Old

    More Than Conquerors
    Pits Of Old (Single)

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    More Than Conqueror's latest single “Pits of Old” bites and kicks like a frenzied mule. Rolling, propulsive rhythms and confrontational guitar parts are welded to singer Kris Platt's densely harmonised melodies. Anthemic and forceful, “Pits of Old” sounds like a manifesto for a band confident in their sound and their identity.

    Reminiscent of early British post-hardcore (Reuben, Idlewild, Biffy Clyro and Hundred Reasons) and the harmony-driven US rock of Brand New and Manchester Orchestra, More Than Conquerors still manages to find their own place amongst these behemoths.

    During live performances, MTC provides an enthralling, uplifting and participatory experience for all, from the smallest of European club shows up to the bigger stages, where they've already supported the likes of Jimmy Eat World, Feeder, Dinosaur Pile Up and Twin Atlantic.

    Tracklisting

    Pits Of Old


    STA125 · 27 Mar 2013
  • More Than Conquerors - When The Well Runs Dry (Single)

    More Than Conquerors
    When The Well Runs Dry (Single)

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    "When The Well Runs Dry" provides a first-look at the forthcoming debut album by Belfast's More Than Conquerors. Atmospheric, swirling loops of vocal twist around shards of bullet-proof guitar and drums on this emotive and fist-pumping four-minute ride.

    Fans of Brand New, Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra will feel at home within MTC's panoramic rock vistas, however vocalist Kris Platt has a gift of imbuing each song with the deeply personal. On this track our singer's tone is confessional "I only talk to God when there is something I need".

    The band are on the road throughout the UK this Autumn taking in support slots with The Xcerts and This Town Needs Guns.

    Tracklisting

    When The Well Runs Dry
    When The Well Runs Dry Video


    STA106 · 01 Oct 2012
  • More Than Conquerors - Boots & Bones

    More Than Conquerors
    Boots & Bones

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    ‘Boots & Bones’ broadens the Belfast quartet's sonic palette. There are audible elements of their much-missed hometown heroes Six Star Hotel on tracks such as "A Lion, A Man" and on standout track ‘Hunting For The Whale’ lead singer Kris Platt simultaneously channels the vocal purity of Lindsey Buckingham and the lyrical whimsy of Midlake’s Tim Smith.

    Tracklisting

    Oh My Son
    Bear Knuckle Fight
    The Deer The Fox
    Hunting For The Whale
    A Lion A Man


    STA089 · 07 Nov 2011
  • More Than Conquerors - More Than Conquerors

    More Than Conquerors
    More Than Conquerors

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    The eagerly anticipated self-titled debut release from Belfast's own More Than Conquerors promises to be a real treat. Recorded in a 200 year old Georgian farm house surrounded by nothing but seemingly endless sward and woodland, with no-one but the farm animals for company. These 5 tracks, 'the best material yet', feature 'Banjo', 'Wooden Floors', 'Snow Balls' and nothing but complete whole hearted honesty. This E.P is sure to leave you wanting more. Alot More!

    Tracklisting

    I've Don't Nothing I've done It All
    Go On Go On Get Out
    Crooked Old World
    Step To Sea/Take The Boat
    Home Is A Red Dress


    STA077 · 15 Nov 2010
  • More Than Conquerors - A Lion, A Man

    More Than Conquerors
    A Lion, A Man (Single)

    Tracklisting

    A Lion, A Man


    STA083 · 05 May 2011

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