Who are the Humanitarians?The Humanitarians are a 4 piece band hailing from Devon - John plays guitar and sings, Hayden drums,Mikey plays guitar and Geoff plays bass. Taking inspiration from Artists such as Led zeppelin ,Hendrix,The Who,Artic Monkeys,Lennon,Dylan, Bowie,The Jam,Black Keys,Leadbelly,Ramones, The Clash ,White Stripes, Pink Floyd and many more .Rock,new wave,blues, indie all goes into the mix and the only rules are to just play every note like you mean it and believe in what you sing. Simple. Where are the bands who give a shit these days, anyway?
The band has two albums in the bag to date; the 2009 debut “Born” including the single 'The End of the world on TV', is still available on this site - just click on the 'BUY' page and follow the instructions - or from iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, etc. The 2012 follow up album “No Law” is available to download right now from all the usual places and includes the song "Call The Police” which won best EP at the 2012 South West Music Awards.
2013 the band released a CD EP of 4 tracks from "No Law" and also contributed a cover of The Beat's “Sugar & Stress” to the Specialized 2: Beat Teenage Cancer project which you can download from all the usual places or buy on CD still.In 2014 we contributed to the Specialized 3 Mad not cancer project with our take on "Grey Day".
2015 We said goodbye to bandmember Rich Mills and welcolmed replacement Micheal squires[formally of Crooked Daniel]into the band.We have a revamped set and will be working on new songs for 3rd album.Exciting times.
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No Law - available now!
the debut album
Call The Police - award winning!
still available and still damn good
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