Toronto Duo The Darcys Talk About The Band, Their Bond, And Who's Boss (VIDEO)

Their origin story involves Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice.'
Toronto Duo The Darcys Talk About The Band, Their Bond, And Who's Boss (VIDEO)

From songs like “Look Me in the Eyes” and “Better Days”, The Darcys have likely made their way to your eardrums at some point.

As part of Narcity’s new qNa series, the Canadian music duo discuss how they got started, where they're headed next, and how Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice factors into their origin story.

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Wes Marskell and Jason Couse have known each other since they were 10, and were making music together in university where they “started playing for beer, trying to meet girls” Marskell says.

And they've had some incredible success too.

But while their album Warring was nominated for a Juno in the Alternative Album of the Year category, their sound does not fit into a specific box.

“I’ve heard art pop, I’ve heard art rock, I’ve heard shoegaze,” says Marskell, but that with their new album, “I think the alternative moniker is sticking.”

In addition to recently dropping the album Fear and Loneliness, they have also launched a podcast called The Glory Days.

88.1 FM or 102.1 FM? Leonard Cohen or Neil young? Alanis Morissette or Sarah McLachlan?

For their answers to these, and a look at what The Darcys have planned for 2021, check out the full video. Watch now!

Lance McMillan