Comprised of twin sisters Hannah and Chloe Van Thompson (guitar, vocals), Joanne Forbes (bass) and Shaun Hood (drums), 2017 was a breakout year for the band. Premiere’s on the likes of Huw Stephens’ BBC Radio Introducing show, So Young Magazine, Dork, Upset, Noisey, The Quietus, The Line of Best Fit
and Clash Magazine were all followed by support slots with Wolf Alice, Clean Cut Kid and a succession of dates with Sunflower Bean and The Jesus and Mary Chain.
The band had prominent placing across numerous festivals and showcases throughout the UK and featured heavily on the BBC coverage of Scotland’s newest and largest festival, ‘TRNSMT’. Following up from 2016’s critically acclaimed ‘A Coming of Age’ EP, the band released ‘Fresh Meat’ and ‘BitterSweet’ through Lab Records which had huge Spotify traction, culminating in both tracks riding high in the viral charts. The Van T’s hard work did not go unnoticed and they scooped the coveted ‘Best Live Act’ award at the 2017 Scottish Alternative Music Awards.