THE STANDING are singer/songwriter Lisa Fitzgibbon: Pro7ect Creative Director & renowned PowerFolkstress (who has shared stages with musical legends such as: Ani Di Franco, Arlo Guthrie, Roger McGuinn and Chris Difford) and producer AJ: better know for his work on music videos (including Coldplay, Vanessa Mae, East 17 and Drugstore).
Their debut E.P. release (14/09/16) is remixed by award winning composer and producer Ben Rosen: Ben has written, produced and performed works for Universal, Virgin, Interscope and Atlantic records on worldwide platinum selling albums with Marilyn Manson, Nikka Costa, Unwritten Law, 8MM and Grinspoon.
The Standing were born at a speed-dating event for musicians and producers, hosted by The London Remixed Festival. The music is a dark and moody meeting of folk and electronica and their name was inspired by Erdem Gunduz, the Turkish protester dubbed the “standing man” who led a vigil on Istanbul’s Taksim Square during the protests of 2013.