Glasvegas are a Scottish indie rock band from Glasgow. The band consists of James Allan (vocals), Rab Allan (lead guitar), Paul Donoghue (bass guitar) and Jonna Löfgren (drums). The band received critical acclaim for their platinum selling debut album Glasvegas which was released in September 2008, reaching No. 2 in the UK Album Charts and was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in September 2009. The album went on to enjoy further critical and commercial success in North America and in Sweden (where it went Gold). On 1 December 2008, less than three months after the release of their debut album the band received further critical acclaim with the release of a A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like A Kiss), a 6 track Christmas E.P, which was recorded in Transylvania.
On 4 April 2011 the band released their second album Euphoric /// Heartbreak \\\ which was recorded in a beach house in Santa Monica. The album reached No.10 in the UK and No.1 in Sweden. Although critically acclaimed and receiving many favourable reviews it was not as commercially successful as the band's debut album and several months later the band and their major label, Sony parted company