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Date / Time
7:15pm Thursday

Attend one of the Blackpool trio’s live shows, and the analogy’s backed up, with Nathan centre stage, casting a spell over the entire crowd. It’s no accident it’s happened this way. Nathan, now just out of his teens, has been plotting, planning and scheming this moment for longer than he can remember. A combination of isolation at school – his upbringing saw him excluded from many regular class activities – crippling shyness and anxiety meant he wasn’t big on communication until music came into his life. “I moved around schools, and finally met Jack when we were about 10,” he says of old friend and Darlia drummer Jack Bentham. “He was from a really musical family and I’d go round to his house and just be infatuated with the instruments they were all playing.”

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