Alt-pop band The Unlikely Candidates recently released their newest track "Strange Love" from the band's forthcoming album, due out fall 2019 via RED MUSIC. In 2018, the five-piece released their singles for "Bells", "Oh My Dear Lord", and "Best I Ever Had". The releases received praise from outlets like The New York Times, Esquire Magazine, Nylon, Alternative Press, Baeble, and many more. The tracks have also been features on shows like ABC's American Idol, FOX's The Four, NFL's Super Bowl 2018 playoffs, ESPN's 2018 Indy 500 programming, Fox Sports and more. "Oh My Dear Lord" has racked up over 6.6 million streams on Spotify. Due to the track's success, FOX Sports and the MLB both named The Unlikely Candidates as "Artist of the Month".
Flaunting outsider panache and theatrical hooks as oversized as their home state of Texas, The Unlikely Candidates formed at a high school party before going on to release three EPs and log countless miles on the road alongside everyone from Sublime With Rome, The Offspring, the Dirty Heads and Fall Out Boy. Most recently, 2017's Bed of Liars spawned "Your Love Could Start A War," which clocked over 8.2 million Spotify streams and charted in the top 40 at Alternative Radio. Along the way, the band has earned acclaim from the likes of The New York Times, AXS, Esquire and more. The quintet kicked off 2018 by releasing a Deluxe Edition of their Danger To Myself EP, which features the single "Oh My Dear Lord." More recently, The Unlikely Candidates wrapped up a co-headlining U.S. tour with Brick + Mortar before releasing their new song, "Best I Ever Had."
The Unlikely Candidates is Kyle Morris (vocals), Brent Carney (lead guitar), Cole Male (guitar), Jared Hornbeek (bass) and Kevin Goddard (drums).