Hailing through the coastal city of Caen, France, Cement Knives contains Nicolas Delahaye, Morgane Colas, Adrien Leprêtre, Augustin Hauville, and Guillaume Aubertin. The quintet mixed edgy art rock and roll with pop hooks and sumptuous dance melodies, that have been affected by New Yorkers Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Television on the air, while in addition they drew assessment to fellow countrymen Phoenix and François & the Atlas Mountains. The male contingent from the music group first began producing music throughout their high school times in the past due 2000s, however it wasn’t before entrance of Colas a couple of years later which the colorful sound from the music group began to mix jointly. The five-piece’s initial release came by means of EP You Can’t Blame the Youngsters through Family members Tree information in 2011. Their gleaming live shows gained rave testimonials from critics, and a legion of supporters soon collected . Also attracted by their enigmatic stage existence was British indie label Bella Union — which eventually signed them because of their debut full-length — and BBC Radio 6 Music presenter Steve Lamacq, who called them among “New Favorite Rings” in 2012. That calendar year, their album End up being Your Own Ruler was initially released in France and appeared through the entire rest of European countries shortly after.