Meet Burberry Acoustic’s Latest Lineup of Rising Stars

Now this is what we call a sound check. The faces of Burberry Acoustic, a fresh batch of Britain’s most brilliant bands, strike a pose in the venerable label’s finest duds.

image One Night Only, from Helmsley. Members: vocalist and guitarist George Craig; (not pictured) drummer James Craig, guitarist Mark Hayton, bassist Daniel Parkin, and keyboardist Jack Sails. Sounds like: Duran Duran. Essential track: “Say You Don’t Want It.” The most beautiful sound in the world is: “My 1966 Gretsch Country Gentleman through a Vox AC-10 Twin with the volume up two thirds, tone in the middle, and vibrato barely on. Sounds like heaven.” Jacket and bracelets by Burberry Prorsum. Shirt by Burberry London.

image Kill It Kid, from Bath. Members (from left): vocalists Chris Turpin and Stephanie Ward; (not pictured) drummer Marc Jones and bassist Adam Timmins. Sounds like: The Black Keys. Essential track: “Pray on Me.” The most beautiful sound in the world is: “The gusts of wind that blew outside the back door of the house I grew up in.” —CT Jackets by Burberry Prorsum.

image Avius, from Bath and London. Members (from left): drummer Bert Whitfield, bassist Adam DT, and vocalist Sebastian Brice. Sounds like: Jeff Buckley. Essential track: “Said and Done.” The most beautiful sound in the world is: “Our new EP. Go check it out!” (From Left) Jacket by Burberry Prorsum. Shirt by Burberry Brit. Jacket and shirt by Burberry Prorsum. Shirt by Burberry Prorsum

image Misty Miller, from Wimbeldon. Sounds like: Kate Nash (with a ukulele). Essential track: “Remember.” The most beautiful sound in the world is: “A heartbeat.” Shirt by Burberry Brit. Skirt and bracelets by Burberry Prorsum. Subject’s own ring.

image Sam Beeton, from Nottingham. Sounds like: Paul Simon. Essential track: “My Doll.” The most beautiful sound in the world is: “Jeff Buckley.” Cardigan and pants by Burberry Prorsum. T-Shirt by Burberry Brit. Shoes by Burberry. Subject’s own socks and necklace.

image The Cheek, from Suffolk. Members (from left): vocalist and guitarist Charlie Dobney, vocalist Rory Cottam, bassist Thom Hobson, drummer Ali Bartlett, and guitarist Christian Daniels. Sounds like: Blur. Essential track: “Just One Night.” The most beautiful sound in the world is: “The tap tap tap of stones hitting a bedroom window.” (From left) Trench by Burberry Prorsum. Sweater by Burberry London. Subject’s own eyewear. Leather jacket and shirt by Burberry Prorsum. Jacket and shirt by Burberry Prorsum. Pants by Burberry London. Jacket and shirt by Burberry Prorsum. Sweater by Burberry London. Jacket and shirt by Burberry Prorsum.

Photography by Simon Thiselton. Styling by Christopher Campbell. Hair by Kenichi @ Caren. Makeup by Shama @ Clm. Photo Assistants: Jan Lehner and Rob Low. Stylist’s assistant: Lee Muston. Hair Assistant: Takahiro. Makeup Assistant: Pearl Wangkanai. Special Thanks to Natalie Rawling.

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