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From Gothenburg, Sweden comes alternative electro-rock act Hearts of Black Science with their melancholic and sometimes dark pop with haunting melodies. In the winter of November 2005, the two childhood friends Daniel Änghede and Tomas Almgren met up after Tomas had spent the last seven years in London and Berlin, working on a career as a horror movie director and Daniel’s band had just split up so they decided to join forces.
In April of 2006 the band released a self financed EP that sold out in just 2 months on Myspace and a second EP was released the following month. The band was signed shortly after the A&R scout from Club AC30 saw them performing their second gig ever at the Water Rats Theatre in London. The debut album The Ghost You Left Behind was released by the London based record company in the spring of 2007. The full-length was later followed by two singles, Empty City Lights & Driverlights.
A digital download single of Walking With the Sun, a CD collection of remixes & unused tracks and a new album will be out in 2009.
Hearts of Black Science have been touring in the U.K several times and BBC radio invited the duo twice to perform live on air on the Gideon Coe and Tom Robinson shows. The album has been praised by both international press and their fans, Swedens – Zero Music Magazine gave the album 9 / 10 and U.S based – Virus Magazine gave it 8 / 10. The album has also been released in Japan as a special edition by Quince Records and Broken Silence released the album in Germany on the 20th of July.
The band has also been featured on a charity compilation CD sharing the spotlight with such acts as Client and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
As a live act Hearts of Black Science incorporates additional musicians to bring an even more intense dynamic to their show. The band will keep promoting their music and continue to do shows around the world.