One of SA's most popular bands are still in primary school

One of SA's most popular bands are still in primary school

The Skyscrapers is a band comprised of three young musicians, Mila Smith (13), Leo Letschert (12) and Dan Buchalter (12).

They formed two years ago and have released an album with seven tracks on, six of them being originals and one is a cover of Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Summertime’.

Briefly.co.za leaned that M-Net used the band's song 'Megaphone' to promote the Animania animation festival. With the eldest member being only 13 they are South Africa's youngest indie-pop band according to goodthingsguy.com.

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Their first radio single 'Just Kids' has already been played on 5fm as well as Jacaranda FM, Algoa FM and various community radio stations.

Hennie Myburgh, Music Manager at Jacaranda FM says: “Skyscrapers are the biggest surprise of the year! What a talented bunch of artists. It`s amazing to hear something fresh and different coming from brilliant, young minds. More please!”

Skyscrapers write and perform their own music, with Mila writing the lyrics, Leo on keyboard and Dan on drums.

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Nathan Woodman, a musician who has worked with the likes of Jeremy Loops and good luck, and vocal coach Sadé Ros assists the young band.

The band will open for Freshlyground at De Waal Park on March 18th.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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