BELLA LOKA are indie electronic duo Tea & David Boothby, formed in Bristol and based in Camden Town, London. The Escape EP, produced at Abbey Road Studios by in-house producers Rob Cass & Pearse MacIntyre (Cave Productions), is streaming in full below via Soundcloud and is available to buy now on iTunes.

"vibrant... an infectious blend of indie pop and electronic vibes" - THE FLUX
"addictive electro melody... dynamic... powering vocals" - Mistree Magazine
"fresh, innovative... conveys a strong message... captivating" - Pray The Music
"pop with an electronic twist... the back beat is irresistible... haunting" - Here Comes The Flood
"angelically-light vocals... a colourful fusion of 80s-esque indie pop and refreshingly-sweet electronic melodies" - New Lease Music
"catchy electro-pop tunes... a dark exploration of personal traumas" - Electric Women

'Escape' Tour Summer 2014

The 'Escape' Tour has taken in 22 cities and 11 festivals around the UK, with more dates yet to be added.  Check out the upcoming shows below!

Feature in Electric Women music blog 

Electric Women, "a project that aims to raise awareness of the women involved in making electronic sounds," looks over the Escape EP, delves into the lyrical inspiration behind Wake Up (You Could Do Much Better), and quizzes Tea about the challenges of being a woman in the music industry. Check it here!

Interview with VENTS Magazine 

Rafa from VENTS Magazine in the Dominican Republic caught up with Tea & David about the inspiration behind the Alive single, the themes of the Escape EP, and working with in-house producers Rob & Pearse at Abbey Road Studios. Check it here!
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  • Enjoying @stereosonics set at #salmonsfest yesterday.  Looked epic from here...sounded epic too :)
    Enjoying @stereosonics set at #salmonsfest yesterday. Looked epic from here...sounded epic too :)
  • The stage is set. Tea minus 30 mins... #salmonsfest #tour #festival
    The stage is set. Tea minus 30 mins... #salmonsfest #tour #festival
  • Usk and you shall receive... a four-poster bed! @TheFeeling are soundchecking and we are checked in xx #salmonsfest #usk #wales #festival #tour
    Usk and you shall receive... a four-poster bed! @TheFeeling are soundchecking and we are checked in xx #salmonsfest #usk #wales #festival #tour
  • Time to go #dalek
    Time to go #dalek
  • Escape tour so far x #tour #festival
    Escape tour so far x #tour #festival
  • Looking forward to our set at Salmonsfest later, supporting The Feeling.  Just made use of the hotel gym in preparation...I think I managed to work off the butter on my toast. Haha xteax #tour #toast @TheFeeling #salmonsfest
    Looking forward to our set at Salmonsfest later, supporting The Feeling. Just made use of the hotel gym in preparation...I think I managed to work off the butter on my toast. Haha xteax #tour #toast @TheFeeling #salmonsfest
  • Tea hones her special powers.
    Tea hones her special powers.
  • Just been beamed down into tonight's accommodation. #tour #cardiff #hotel
    Just been beamed down into tonight's accommodation. #tour #cardiff #hotel
  • Back on the road. Behind this van with scary actual hands coming out of it! #tour
    Back on the road. Behind this van with scary actual hands coming out of it! #tour
  • Played about 14 hours of piano in the last 24...mainly Beatles tunes :) off on the road again today to Cardiff and beyond xteax
    Played about 14 hours of piano in the last 24...mainly Beatles tunes :) off on the road again today to Cardiff and beyond xteax
  • Learning some new tunes on the piano xteax #beatles #piano #something #whilemyguitar
    Learning some new tunes on the piano xteax #beatles #piano #something #whilemyguitar
  • Home! For a little while at least #camden #tour #festival
    Home! For a little while at least #camden #tour #festival
  • Rogue the owl #jackdawfestival #owl #tour
    Rogue the owl #jackdawfestival #owl #tour
  • Meeting the fans backstage #owl #jackdawfestival #tour
    Meeting the fans backstage #owl #jackdawfestival #tour
  • Tea & Merlin the Eagle Owl. #jackdawfestival #owl #tour
    Tea & Merlin the Eagle Owl. #jackdawfestival #owl #tour
  • Hello Exeter!  We look forward to playing your beautiful ass in about an hour xteax #exeter #tour
    Hello Exeter! We look forward to playing your beautiful ass in about an hour xteax #exeter #tour
  • Resting up here in Exeter. Been blown away by the south coast leg of the tour so far. Did I mention that Bournemouth BLEW MY MIND! so welcomed in Plymouth too! Thanks to our awesome and talented hosts: Si, Sarge, Nacho Jase & Jason! Happy days xteax
    Resting up here in Exeter. Been blown away by the south coast leg of the tour so far. Did I mention that Bournemouth BLEW MY MIND! so welcomed in Plymouth too! Thanks to our awesome and talented hosts: Si, Sarge, Nacho Jase & Jason! Happy days xteax
  • Changing strings outside  @guitar_mania_uk in Poole after our first casualty last night. #seriouslyawesomenight #tour http://t.co/j5arTwIak4
    Changing strings outside @guitar_mania_uk in Poole after our first casualty last night. #seriouslyawesomenight #tour http://t.co/j5arTwIak4
  • Where Are All The Ladies? Apparently not on Bournemouth farms #tour #ladies
    Where Are All The Ladies? Apparently not on Bournemouth farms #tour #ladies
  • Southamton rocked!!...Escape Tour has now reached Bournemouth! All set for tonight's show :) Adventuring along the southcoast continues tomorrow with Plymouth. Peace xteax  #tour #bournemouth #crazy
    Southamton rocked!!...Escape Tour has now reached Bournemouth! All set for tonight's show :) Adventuring along the southcoast continues tomorrow with Plymouth. Peace xteax #tour #bournemouth #crazy
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Escape EP: CD

Escape EP: CD

5-track EP produced at Abbey Road Studios by in-house producers Rob Cass & Pearse MacIntyre.

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Escape EP: Signed CD

5-track 'Escape' EP, produced at Abbey Road Studios by in-house producers Rob Cass & Pearse MacIntyre, signed by Tea & David.

Escape EP: CD + 5 signed art prints
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Escape EP: CD + 5 signed art prints

CD of the 'Escape' EP + set of 5 signed prints of original art by Tea Boothby.

Escape EP: CD + 5 signed art prints + set of 5 handwritten lyrics
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Escape EP: CD + 5 signed art prints + set of 5 handwritten lyrics

CD of the 'Escape' EP + set of 5 signed prints of original art by Tea Boothby + set of handwritten lyrics for each song on the 'Escape' EP, made to order.

Upcoming Shows

Sep20

BELLA LOKA @ The Good Life Experience Festival

Hawarden Estate Farm Shop, Chester Rd, Hawarden

 

Performing in the Village Hall stage at this one day festival of "the very best Culture, Food and the Great Outdoors", co-created and curated by Cerys Matthews (Catatonia).

£45

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