'That’s one cool single...it’s BANGIN’!' BBC 6 MUSIC

' One of the most exhilarating pop records of this year.' YORKSHIRE POST

'Powerful, energetic and diverse' - LEEDS FESTIVAL

'A very good band... well worth seeing live' - BBC INTRODUCING

'Riddled with grooves, drenched in soul, and delivered with a real kick' - BINGLEY MUSIC LIVE

'Happy Daggers are more than ready to bring their infectious, feel good, bass slapping to a festival stage' - BEACONS

'One of best live bands coming out of Leeds right now' - LIVE AT LEEDS

'These guys totally blew me away' – YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

'Infectiously feel-good music' - VIBRATIONS MAGAZINE

'The most impressed I have ever been with an unsigned local band' - NE VOLUME

'Get on your dancing shoes and let loose' – LEEDS MUSIC SCENE

'Think DFA, !!!, Radio 4, Rapture and then add a little disco boogie and you have some danceable treats' - JUMBO RECORDS

'Their fresh new sound is instantly recognisable and infectious' - THE STATE OF THE ARTS

'Their sound is an eclectic mix between pop, funk, soul, and alternative, emerging in high energy alternative indie tunes… incredibly catchy, with wide appeal' –BEAT2ACHORD

'It really doesn’t get much better...The best advice we can give really is just go listen to them' - OXJAM


Happy Daggers are a Leeds based quintet, who specialise in a unique brand of energetic and funky Rock and Soul.

The band have previously graced the stages of the Reading and Leeds Festivals, British Summertime (in supt. of Stevie Wonder), Bingley Music Live, Beatherder, Live At Leeds, Beacons, and Long Division. 

As well as regular headline slots across the country, Happy Daggers have also performed with the likes of Public Service Broadcasting, The Milk, Red Rum Club, Pretty Vicious, The Tapestry, Middleman, Fold and many others.

Hold It Down, the band's latest single, has received support from Craig Charles' Funk and Soul Show and BBC 6 Music. Previous releases have also lead to features on the wider BBC network, ITV, Channel 4 and MADE TV. 

Happy Daggers are now looking forward to the release of their forthcoming debut album, Ultraviolet Animals, on June 7th.