Formed in Carlisle, Cumbria, in 2008. 3 albums, 1 EP, 6 singles later...
Press from Uncut, Mojo, Drowned In Sound, Q, Artrocker, Les Inrocks, The Skinny, The Quietus etc.
Radio from BBC 6 Music (Lauren Laverne, Marc Riley (inc. 2 sessions), Steve Lamacq, Stuart Maconie, Gideon Coe, Nemone, Tom Robinson), BBC Radio 2 (Huey Morgan), BBC Radio 1 (Huw Stephens).
'more than a psych band, still a cut above.' Uncut Magazine
'they've quietly found themselves elevated into the psych scenes premier league. 'Compulsion Songs' aims for and eventually reaches the stars. 8/10.' Drowned In Sound
'when they go pedal-to-metal it rarely fails.' Mojo Magazine
'The Lucid Dream are rapidly becoming major players in an ever-increasingly crowded psych scene..utterly seductive.' The Quietus
'Motorik psychedelia at its finest. The Lucid Dream have stepped up. 8/10.' Classic Rock Magazine
''Mona Lisa' - critics favourite tracks of 2015 playlist.' The Observer
'yet again these phantaseers proffer seven 24 carat nuggets to pebble-dash your minds landscape. 5/5.' Music News
'A resolute triumph. 5/5.' Artrocker
''Compulsion Songs'' cements The Lucid Dream's reputation as the UKs best psychedelic operators by a considerable distance.' Bearded Magazine
'You are listening to the most important band in Britain right now. It is in the realm of the post-punk classics that we must place this album.' Colourhorizon
'they're from Carlisle but sound like they're from L.A.'
Huey Morgan, BBC Radio 2
they're The Lucid Dream, and I love them.'
Stuart Maconie, BBC 6 Music