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26 Things You Should Know About Chvrches, Your New Favorite Electro-Pop Band

Once "The Mother We Share" gets stuck in your head, you're going to be obsessed forever. Just a warning.

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4. Before Chvrches took off, Lauren was pursuing a career in writing. She has a master's degree in journalism, and won a prestigious journalism award back in 2010 for an article she wrote about the hygiene of body piercing.

6. And, uh, she can do a pretty good impression of Gollum from Lord of the Rings.

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11. Lauren was in two bands before Chvrches — a group called Boyfriend/Girlfriend, and more recently, Blue Sky Archives. Here's a couple of their songs:

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13. Chvrches debuted their first demo, "Lies," on the Neon Gold blog in May 2012, and they were pretty much immediately popular in the music blog scene.

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14. A few months later, the band released another amazing song called "The Mother We Share."

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15. The trio built on their hype by touring relentlessly through 2012, with headlining and festival gigs mixed in with high-profile support slots with like-minded bands like Passion Pit, Depeche Mode, and School of Seven Bells.

16. Chvrches started off 2013 by putting out yet another ridiculously catchy song called "Recover."

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18. It includes all of those songs, plus "Gun." They made a pretty trippy video for that one.

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21. They also love Whitney Houston, and have been talking about covering "It's Not Right, But It's Okay" at upcoming shows.

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22. That hasn't happened yet, but they do an excellent version of Prince's classic "I Would Die 4 U" in concert.

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24. Chvrches also make a lot of remixes, like this fun, bouncy version of MS MR's song "Hurricane."

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