Live: Bastille

San Diego was "overjoyed" recently when synthpop superstars Bastille descended on Viejas Arena Nov. 19, with opener Ella Eyre.

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Synthpop superstars Bastille headlined Viejas Arena on Nov. 19.
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UK neo-soul singer Ella Eyre opened the show.
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The show was sold out.
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Bastille (keyboardist/percussionist Kyle Simmons pictured) are an English rock band formed in London in 2010.
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They began as a solo project by singer/songwriter Dan Smith (pictured).
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The name of the band derives from Bastille Day -- an event celebrated on Smith's birthday, July 14.
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Their first studio album, "Bad Blood," was released in March 2013 and debuted atop the UK Albums Chart.
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The band was nominated for four Brit Awards at the 2014 ceremony, winning for British Breakthrough Act.
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As of November 2014, Bastille have sold more than 5 million records in the U.S.
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In April 2014, the band performed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
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On Oct. 21, 2014, Bastille announced their third mixtape, "VS. (Other People's Heartache, Pt.III)," with the release of their song "Torn Apart."
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Ella Eyre opened the show.
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Eyre is a British singer and songwriter signed to Virgin EMI Records.
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She is known for her collaborations with Rudimental on their UK No. 1 single "Waiting All Night" and Naughty Boy and Wiz Khalifa on his single "Think About It."
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Her debut EP, "Deeper," was released on December 15, 2013.
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