The Wombats

Formed 2003.
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The Wombats backstage in NYC

The Wombats compare ironing skills backstage at the Bowery Ballroom as they wait to go on.

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The Wombats are an English indie rock band formed in Liverpool. The band comprises native Liverpudlians Matthew Murphy (lead vocals, guitar, keyboard) and Daniel (Dan) Haggis (drums, percussion, keyboard and backing vocals), alongside Norwegian-born Tord Ă˜verland Knudsen (bass guitar, guitar, keyboard and backing vocals). The band is signed to 14th Floor Records in the United Kingdom and Bright Antenna in the United States.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of This Modern Glitch

    This Modern Glitch 2011

    Reviewed by Mark Beaumont
    The pop album of the year, by at least a dozen choruses.
  2. Review of A Guide To Love, Loss & Desperation

    A Guide To Love, Loss & Desperation 2007

    Reviewed by David McGuire
    The Wombats hype makes for high expectations.
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