Tom McKean & The Emperors Tom McKean & The Emperors
Within 18 months, Tom McKean and the Emperors have become an essential draw on the London live music scene and a big hit on myspace (with 45,000 song plays). Tom's deep growl and poetic lyrics are reminiscent of Johnny Cash, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen and Nick Cave, while The Emperors provide soaring harmonies, beautiful musical arrangements and plenty of bad attitude. Summer 2008 will see the release of the band’s first single, produced by Luther Russell (Sarabeth Tucek, Richmond Fontaine) and written and demo’d at 18 Rugby St EC1, former home to poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath

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