April 14, 2014


Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry Revisits Sexism Comments: 'We Nailed Our Colors to the Mast'

Riding the wave of their 2013 debut full-length album, The Bones of What You BelieveChvrches stormed into Coachella 2014 with the intention to show the Indio, CA crowd what all the buzz was about. 

"It was a pretty special moment for all of us," said synth player and backing vocalist Martin Doherty about the band's set at the iconic festival. The Scottish trio sat down with Fuse host Esteban Serrano the day after performing in the Indio desert – check out the full interview above!

Doherty continues to outline highlights from the band's last year, since releasing their LP, which include performing a huge show at their hometown Glasgow Barrowlands venue, a "right of passage" for Scottish bands. 

Lead vocalist Lauran Mayberry also delves into the essay on sexism that she wrote for The Guardian, saying that it was good for the band to "nail [their] colors to the mast." She tells us what the band did to stop fans from sending her offensive comments directly online, and Doherty sums it up best: "It opened the floor for a lot of discussion on the matter."

Watch the full interview above and don't forget to check out the rest of our Coachella 2014 coverage!