The Staves Artist Biography

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Name: The Staves
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Published/Updated: 22 Dec 2009, 04:28

Biography: There are at least two bands named The Staves:
1) a three-member folk-rock band from the UK; and
2) a baroque pop band from New York City.

1) a three-member folk-rock band from the UK.

Emily, Jessica, and Camilla Staveley-Taylor have been making music together since they were children, growing up in Watford, UK, England. Brought up in a house that echoed to the sounds of Simon & Garfunkel, Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Beatles, singing in perfect 3-part harmony came naturally to these three sisters.Having started gigging in local pubs and cafes, The Staves are now captivating audiences on much bigger stages - earning rapturous encores with their exquisite songs of love & longing. Guaranteed to give you goosebumps, their extraordinary intertwining voices melt the most cynical of hearts.The Staves' Mexico EP will be released later this year via Atlantic Records.

2) a baroque pop band from NYC.

"Simple, yet intellectually challenging. Gloomy, yet beautiful. Artistically sophisticated, yet starkly presented...." (

"There are very few artists that consistently give me goosebumps. New York's Soren Anders [of The Staves] positively fits within this elite category. Over the last year, his stunning vocals and heartbreakingly beautiful melodies have won me over in a major way...." (The Music Slut Blog)

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