New band The Travellers has just released its debut single, Sempliċità. The band plans to release another single and launch a five-track EP in the coming months.
The Travellers got together in 2013 with the aim of trying to create something different in an already diversified local music scene. Bassist Clayton, trumpeter Joseph, main vocalist Chris and guitarist Andrew have been in the music scene from a very young age. Saxophonist Sylvano and drummer Michael joined the rest of the band later in 2013 and thus The Travellers was born.
Given that all band members hail from Gozo, which makes them very frequent commuters crossing the channel to and from Malta regularly, the name of the band seemed like an obvious choice.
In the past year, the band has been working on a mix of contemporary music incorporating brass and Maltese lyrics, with the band experimenting on how the melody would sound when combined with the Maltese language on contemporary rhythms.