CHVRCHES Guitar Chords

CHVRCHES

Biography

Crafting songs with big synths and bigger hooks, Chvrches combine their roots in Glasgow's indie community -- the band features former members of Aerogramme and the Twilight Sad -- with a love of chart-friendly pop. They made an immediate impact on the music scene with 2013's bittersweet-yet-anthemic debut album The Bones of What You Believe, and later found ways of bringing an extra sheen to their music without sacrificing any of its depth. On 2018's Love Is Dead, their collaborators ranged from pop producer Greg Kurstin to the National's Matt Berninger.

In September 2011, keyboardist/vocalist Iain Cook, a former member of Aerogramme and a film and television music composer, and keyboardist/vocalist Martin Doherty, a touring member of the Twilight Sad, invited vocalist Lauren Mayberry, who previously played with the band Blue Sky Archives and holds a law degree as well as a Master's degree in journalism, to sing on some demos. The sessions went so well that the trio christened itself Chvrches -- spelling it with a "v" instead of a "u" to differentiate themselves in Internet searches -- and began writing songs inspired by Prince, Depeche Mode, and Kate Bush. Two of these songs, "The Mother We Share" and "Lies," earned online buzz, and in November 2012, the band released "The Mother We Share" as their debut single. Late that year, Chvrches were among the acts selected for the BBC's Sound of 2013, ultimately finishing fifth. The trio began 2013 by playing a few North American dates, releasing the Recover EP and recording its debut album in Cook's basement studio. That September, they released The Bones of What You Believe, which debuted at number nine on the U.K. albums chart and was later certified gold in the U.K.; it also entered the Top 20 on the charts in Canada, Australia, and the United States, among other countries. After covering Bauhaus' "Bela Lugosi's Dead" for the movie Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters, Chvrches began working on new material in January 2015 at their own Alucard Studios. Taking inspiration from Quincy Jones' lean yet massive-sounding production style, their second album, Every Open Eye, appeared in September 2015. The album's singles included a version of "Bury It" that featured Paramore's Hayley Williams. In 2016, the band collaborated with Solar Fields on "Warning Call," which appeared in the video game Mirror's Edge Catalyst. The following year, Chvrches contributed a cover of Tegan and Sara's "Call It Off" to the tenth anniversary edition of the duo's album The Con, and went into the studio with producers Greg Kurstin and Dave Stewart to work on their third album. Boasting a bigger, more straightforward sound than their previous releases, 2018's Love Is Dead included the singles "Get Out" and "My Enemy," a collaboration with the National's Matt Berninger. ~ Heather Phares, Rovi
Genres: electropop, indietronica, metropopolis, modern rock, neo-synthpop, shimmer pop

Guitar Chords:

Afterglow
Afterglow (ver. 2)
Bow Down
Bury It
By The Throat
By The Throat (ver. 2)
Clearest Blue
Clearest Blue (ver. 2)
Dead Air
Dead Air (ver. 2)
Deliverance
Do I Wanna Know
Do I Wanna Know (ver. 2)
Down Side Of Me
Empty Threat
Follow You
Follow You (ver. 2)
Forever
Get Away
Get Away (ver. 2)
Get Away (ver. 3)
Get Out
Get Out (ver. 2)
Gods Plan
Graffiti
Graves
Gun
Heaven Hell
High Enough To Carry You Over
Keep You On My Side
Leave A Trace
Leave A Trace (ver. 2)
Leave A Trace (ver. 3)
Lies
Lies (ver. 2)
Lies (ver. 3)
Lies (ver. 4)
Lies (ver. 5)
Lungs
Make Them Gold
Miracle
Miracle (ver. 2)
My Enemy
Never Ending Circles
Never Ending Circles (ver. 2)
Never Say Die
Never Say Die (ver. 2)
Night Sky
Now Is Not The Time
Playing Dead
Really Gone
Recover
Recover (ver. 2)
Science Visions
Strong Hand
Tether
Tether (ver. 2)
The Mother We Share
The Mother We Share (ver. 2)
The Mother We Share (ver. 3)
The Mother We Share (ver. 4)
The Mother We Share (ver. 5)
Under The Tide
Warning Call
We Sink
We Sink (ver. 2)
Wonderland
You Caught The Light