Indie rock, Pop, Rock


Carnival Youth – an indie trio from Latvia – have released four records since their formation in 2012: “Never Have Enough” EP, “No Clouds Allowed”, “Propeller” and “Vienā vilcienā” (album with songs in Latvian). These records have granted them a growing fan base all over Europe and critical acclaim. Carnival Youth have played at “NME Club Night” at KOKO in London, many festivals and showcases, such as SXSW (USA), The Great Escape (UK), Sziget (Hungary), Positivus (Latvia), Open’er Festival (Poland), Reeperbahn (Germany), Eurosonic (The Netherlands) and others.

They have toured Germany, Austria, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and their local region several times. Radio personalities like Steve Lamacq (BBC 6 Music), Huw Stephens (Radio 1), John Kennedy (Radio X) and Chris Hawkins (BBC 6 Music) have played the band’s tracks on their radio shows. Several songs of Carnival Youth have charted in German and Latvian radio stations.

Current Project


The New Album

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Hi all! 

Over the past year we’ve been working on our new album – slowly collecting ideas on tours and back home at creative camps, trying to find the right balance between expressing one’s experience and getting lost in collective jams and freakouts. We explored new ways of songwriting by allowing the songs to find their own way, watching the way they go and then trying to find their meaning to crystallize it afterwards. We played around with contrasts between lyrics and melodies a l...
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