Based in the South Wales Valleys, The Minerals are Colenso Jones (Climbing Trees) and Jodie Gibson (Drop Dead Darling), and formed in the Summer of 2014.

Merging elements of Country, Electro and Psychedelia, the duo’s influences range from The Vaselines to Leadbelly, and from Mogwai to Nick Drake.

Their eponymous debut album, a collection of eight songs written in the remote hills of Southern France in the Winter of 2014.