Charming Liars Share New Single, “Disco Elvis”

Alternative band Charming Liars have shared another new single with fans: the fun and vibrant “Disco Elvis“. “Disco Elvis” is the latest in the band’s recent series of new singles, including “Favorite Show,” “Golden State,” “Blame,” “Flames,” and “IMPACT.”

“After months of quarantine there’s only way to get your life back on track, and that one way is to get help from the King of rock ‘n’ roll him self,” the band shares. ”Disco Elvis’ – the song for anyone looking to be king for a day.”

Vocalist Kiliyan Maguire adds: “I’ve always been a very big fan of Elvis but honestly what I admire most about him is that he can do almost anything in his jump suit and look amazing doing it. So with that in mind we figured we’d put that white and gold suit to the test and tackle everyday chores… Elvis.”

Charming Liars evolution began in London’s West End when guitarist Karnig Manoukian and bassist Mike Kruger were still in their teens. Both came from homes with wide ranging and eclectic musical tastes, and that early exposure informed their approach to making music.

They started writing and playing together in a series of bands and honed their musicianship with several tours up and down the U.K. In 2013 they decided to make the move to Los Angeles, in part spurred on by an encouraging social media message from songwriter and producer John Feldmann (Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, 5 Seconds of Summer, Blink-182) – who told them to look him up for a songwriting session if they were ever in town.

The two connected with vocalist Kiliyan Maguire through a mutual friend while he was attending The Musicians Institute in Hollywood. Through initial conversations that lead to songwriting and then recording sessions – the 3 realized that they had an organic musical chemistry that would lead to interesting possibilities.

2019 proved to be a breakout year for the band, who released their debut album, Thought, Flesh and Bone, a follow-up acoustic EP, Bare Bones, and closed the year with a live collection titled Live 2019. They also headlined shows on the West Coast, toured Europe with The Faim, and crossed the US as direct support for Angels & Airwaves. Most recently Charming Liars returned to Europe with Palaye Royale, who they will be supporting once again on The Bastards World Tour later this summer.

Charming Liars look to continue this success with a series of new songs, including “Golden State,” “Blame,” “Favorite Show,” “Flames,” and, most recently, “IMPACT.”