Cigarettes After Sex were born in 2008 in El Paso, Texas. Only later they’ve moved to Brooklyn, center of some of the best music being made nowadays. The band, led by Greg Gonzalez is one example of good music and of the Youtube power in its divulgation – after being recommended by the platform, Childhood quickly jumped from the underground scene to reach millions of users.
The first EP, “I”, edited in 2012 is a piece where we can find captivating themes like “Dreaming of You” or “Nothing's Gonna Hurt You Baby”, one of the songs that exploded in Youtube. The first Long Play of he band arrives in 2017, an homonym album, that includes the singles “Affection” and “K.”. Between slow pop and alternative rock, with echoes of Shoegaze, Cigarettes After Sex sound is influenced by names like Trinity Session, Julee Cruise, Red House Painters or Cocteau Twins.