Ideal Forgery are a Manchester based Alternative Indie Rock Band. Recently described as ‘an undiscovered diamond in the rough’ they strive to write ‘good music on real instruments’ which has had a heartfelt impact on their fanbase.
The band consists of Zak “James” Heaney (Lead Vocals/ Acoustic+ Electric Guitar), Polly “Magic” Virr (Lead Cello), George “The Charm” Wright (Bass) and Peter “Owen” Mitchell (Drums/ Percussion).
The bands sound is driven by Zak’s ambition to create music that reaches out to people; through lyrics, raw emotion, power, edge and a mutual understanding of the everyday struggles many people face. They’re influenced by a variety of musical styles including; Indie, Acoustic, Orchestral, Post-Punk, Folk and Rock.
IDEAL FORGERY ARE RELEASING A BRAND NEW SINGLE- CHASE THE LIGHT ON FRIDAY 22nd JUNE AT THE RUBY LOUNGE- Check out the gig section for more details!
They released their E.P.- DEBUT last year which is available to listen to on Spotify, ITunes, Sound cloud; Check it out!-
Here’s a video of us performing our song ‘Silent Movie” live!