Blossoms on the essence of cool
Blossoms' first album debuted at number one and earned them a Mercury Prize nomination - but they never let it go to their heads.
"I knew we needed to have longevity and keep writing," says Tom Ogden, the band's luxuriantly-coiffured frontman.
"You've got to be proactive on it, do you know what I mean? You've got to keep trying."
In fact, the 24-year-old was so determined to flex his creative muscles that he started writing the band's second album eight months before their debut came out.
"That came from touring with people like Paul Weller and Alex Turner,"... read more
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