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Hailing from South East London, The Theme formed in late 2011. The Theme is made up of Paul Bassom (songwriter, guitar) Chris Daley (vocals, guitar) Peter Sim (guitar, harmonica) Bill Snowden (drums) and Ben Rutherford (bass).

 
For most of 2012 and 2013 the band gigged extensively all over London and beyond, including sell out gigs at the 100 Club and Clapham Grand, also supporting OCS and Weller guitarist Steve Craddock and with one gig in Canning town being described as 'the gig of the year'. 


Their first album, 'Time For Change' is available on iTunes and shows the bands' diverse range of influences from mod, ska, punk, rock and blues. Their amazing EP 'Hits The Sky' was released in February 2014 to critical acclaim and has won the 'Best EP for 2014' from Galaxy Entertainment. A new EP, 'In A Daze' was released in October 2015 to excellent reviews, and in 2016 'Changes' featured new vocalist Chris. 2017 saw the release of 'LIQUID' Album and in 2018 they released 'Hits the Sky' Deluxe EP and their unplugged Album.