+ The Longest Johns
Club Velocity/New Mind presents Skinny Lister/The Longest Johns
Skinny Lister are a British folk band formed in London in 2009. Initially performing as a five-piece band until October 2013 when a drummer was added. They are signed to Xtra Mile Recordings, and were previously signed to Sunday Best Records in the UK, SideOneDummy Records in the US, and Uncle Owen Records in Japan.
The Longest Johns is a British folk musical group from Bristol, England, consisting of Andy Yates, Dave Robinson, Jonathan "JD" Darley, and Robbie Sattin. They are known for performing folk music and sea shanties in the English tradition, and they also compose and record their own music.They became famous for their rendition of the 1800s folk song "Wellerman", which went viral on Tiktok in early 2021.
In May 2020, they released a song titled "Flatten the Curve", urging people to stay indoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In January 2021, they signed a deal with Decca Records and United Talent Agency.