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The Tin Pigeons Feature on BBC Radio 1

Tin Pigeons BBC introducing Four piece Indie-Folk band The Tin Pigeons, who all studied at Stamford School, have been selected as the new BBC Introducing supported act and their track ‘Sparks’ will be played throughout this week on BBC Radio 1.

Renowned BBC Radio 1 presenters Clara Amfo, Greg James, Adele Roberts, Scott Mills, Alice Levine and Dev will all be playing the track on their shows.

Band members and former Stamford School students, Douglas Tawn, Tom Quemby and brothers George and Fraser Norton, formed the band during their school days and have already performed as The Tin Pigeons at Notting Hill Arts Club, Ronnie Scott’s and Fiddler’s Elbow.

The band are poised for a hugely exciting festival season with appearances at Secret Garden Party, Boardmasters, Lost Village and Barn On The Farm in addition to returning to Stamford to play at the Stamford Music Festival. Their new EP “Sparks” is available on iTunes and Spotify.

BBC Introducing was created in 2007 to support unsigned, undiscovered and under the radar musicians. It provides artists with a platform to upload their music and stand a better chance of having their music heard. Artists are selected for the BBC Introducing spot on Radio 1's daytime playlist by a panel of radio show producers and even certain presenters.

Giles Turner, Director of Music at the Stamford Endowed Schools, said: “I am delighted to see the boys further their musical talents, which became very apparent during their time at the Endowed Schools and gaining the success and recognition their hard work fully deserves”.