Festival Republic StageSaturday12:00 pm
Wyvern Lingo have always been friends first, band second. Junior school alliances built to withstand the torments of puberty and teenage rites of passage – first kisses, first hangovers and trips good and bad. Dodgy gaffs and even dodgier boyfriends and girlfriends. Young hearts but witchy old souls with a private language – the wyvern lingo.
Music is the glue that helped Wyvern Lingo stick together. Originally bonding over hand-me-down albums by Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, Joni Mitchell and Simon & Garfunkel; then starting their own thread of music, which stitches together a rough but resilient tapestry of influences, taking in folk, hip-hop, rock and R’N’B, all united by the spectral chill triggered by their unique vocal harmonies. Writing together, sharing their hopes and fears in verses and
Now in their twenties, they have a confidence in how they write and in what they say, be it personal experience or a comment on society. Wyvern Lingo bring their stories together on their debut album, simply called “Wyvern Lingo”.