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The Pigeon Detectives

The Pigeon Detectives

Find out more about this local Leeds indie rock and roll band.


ARTIST/BAND: The Pigeon Detectives
FROM: Leeds (Rothwell)
BAND MEMBERS:
Matt Bowman - Vocals
Jimmy - Drums
Dave Best - Bass
Ry Wilson - Guitar
Oliver - Lead Guitar
BEEN GOING SINCE: 2002/2003
BEST MOMENT SO FAR: Recording debut single at Purple Pro Studios and having it released in HMV.
STYLE OF MUSIC AND INFLUENCES: Indie rock and roll - Beatles, Oasis, Smiths, Led Zepplin, Stone Roses
SONG YOU'D MOST LIKE TO COVER: Waterfall - Stone Roses

last updated: 04/11/04
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rob hough
hey they sound great!! they sound i bit like the turnip sniffers!!! class!!

nici
nice one guys seen you a few times actually wait... played a gig with you (longshot) and you are truly awesome good luck with the tour with the holloways xx

me
best new band coming up.!!fantastic and amazingly supporting dirty pretty things!

jesster
these guys are ace! totally gna be 'the new big thing'. u heard it here first! way too catchy for their own good!

RIDLER
These guys are awesome

Russ Leeds
These are ones to watch, superb stage prescence, matt get your hair cut though! kaiser chiefs were there watching too! buy the single now!

Laura Baby
go on pigeons! they always rock! gone to buy album guys!

Thumbs up.
Saw these supporting forward russia yesterday, they were fantastic, better than the main support kubicheck.

upset
i went to see a band and these where playing the same gig very dissapointing.

Jenny London
Best new band in the country. FACT

Leeds Lad
I frequent this section often and saw the name of the band. Stumbled upon them playing a gig and wasn't impressed. All the songs sound the same. Plus the singer thinks hes the best singer in the world. Dissapointed.

Jonny Darko
I've seen these lads a coupla times now & their gigs are pretty f*ckin' cool. Always a good nite. "I'll never take you back! I'll never take you back! I didn't mean to make you cryy-aaiiii!"-little excerpt, from my fave song there.

Leicester
The Singer has a very cute a*se but i wish he's stop recommending crap CD's to me (Which i stupidly buy!)and further more, i wish he'd post decent Cd's to me and not silly crazy frog things!! You're not funny! ;o) After reading all these reviews, I suppose i really should listen to some of your music!!!

Steve, Leeds
Saw these guys at the cockpit futuresound thing. The best band i've seen in ages. Loads of energy and loads of tunes.

Leeds Local
I saw the Pidgeons a while back at an Oxfam gig. They were terrible. Other bands put them to shame

Harold Bishop
ANy chance of playing a gig at the coffee shop lads?

Shabba
"pretty impressive guys"?VERY IMPRESSIVE GUYS.need i say any more?

louise, newcastle
pretty impressive guys, releasing a single at hmv., not heard any of your songs, but good luck for the future, LBennett

Chris Phelan
Pigeons man, love you man yeah! one love

TheFezz
I saw the pigeon detectives, they were f***ing sh*t

tony yeboah
we like the drummer, he's cute

Mark Shimmo
Great Band, Come on the Pigeon Detectives!

Cooperbmw
Went to see the pigeon detectives last night at Joseph's wells, leeds. They were amazing. Hurry up with the album, can't wait to buy it.

Lucie - Leeds
I saw the Pigeon Detectives at the cockpit in Leeds, their music is pretty wicked! I think the lead singer’s fantastic, great crowd control & the band put on a good show. I reckon they are one of Leeds’ most promising bands for a long time & with talent like that they are sure to go a long way!"

Simon H Martin
I've seen the Pigeon Detectives live. They blew the other bands away at both The Pack Horse near the Uni and The Cockpit. I found myself humming the tunes the day after like I'd known them forever. Matty Bowman is a pretty charismatic frontman with a forceful voice, Oliver is a very talented guitarist and Dave, Ry and Jimmy drive the music very well. The name comes from some drunken bloke who asked Matt if he was some sort of Pigeon Detective because he knew something about pigeons. Worth a look and ones of Leeds best unsigned bands.

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