Blossoms are – Tom Ogden, Charlie Salt, Josh Dewhurst, Joe Donovan and Myles Kellock – a five-piece band from Stockport, their eponymous debut album spent two weeks at No.1 in the U.K when it was released last August – the first time a debut album has spent more than one week at No.1 from launch since 2014. The album has just been nominated for this year’s Mercury Awards. Earlier this year the band were nominated for both ‘Best Breakthrough Act’ at the BRIT Awards and ‘Best New Act’ at the VO5 NME Awards this year. The band played their biggest show to date in July, headlining the 8,000 capacity Castlefield Bowl in Manchester + headlined this year’s NME Awards Tour. They have spent a lot of the year touring Europe and America making appearances at this year’s Coachella Festival in California, Lollapalooza in Chicago and Governor’s Ball in New York City.