Athlete

Formed March 2002
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2002-03
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Athlete

Athlete Biography (Wikipedia)

Athlete are an English indie rock band formed in Deptford, London, comprising Joel Pott (lead vocals and guitar), Carey Willetts (bass and backing vocals), Stephen Roberts (drums and backing vocals) and Tim Wanstall (keyboards and backing vocals).

The band had a brief period of high-profile domestic success in which their debut album Vehicles & Animals (2003) was a platinum seller in 2005 and Mercury Music Prize nomination. It was followed up by Tourist (2005) which reached No. 1 and sold over 500,000 copies allowing this album to also go platinum. Since then the band has continued to release records on regular basis. Their subsequent two albums Beyond the Neighbourhood (2007) and Black Swan (2009) sees the band exploring different styles, influenced by the works of artists such as Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds.

The band have been on hiatus, since anniversaries tours in 2012 and 2013. Joel Pott has been working since then as songwriter and producer for other artists. Carey Willets released a solo album in 2012, called Stickers and has another project called "Boxes". Stephen Roberts and Tim Winstall have been working on production with other bands. In 2011, Stephen Roberts stated that they have no plans to make a new album, set aside plans for a fifth record, are exploring different careers, and since then, they have been relatively quiet.

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You Got The Style
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You Got The Style
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Wires
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Wires
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Half Light
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Half Light
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El Salvador
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El Salvador
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Black Swan Song (Live at Union Chapel)
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Black Swan Song (Live at Union Chapel)
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Trading Air
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Trading Air
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Twenty Four Hours
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Twenty Four Hours
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Westside
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Westside
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Dungeness
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Dungeness
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Superhuman Touch
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Superhuman Touch
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You Got The Style (Mixed By Victor Van Vugt and Athlete)
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You Got The Style (Mixed By Victor Van Vugt and Athlete)
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Tourist (Mixed By Victor Van Vugt)
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Tourist (Mixed By Victor Van Vugt)
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Vehicles And Animals - Glastonbury 2003
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Vehicles And Animals - Glastonbury 2003
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You Got The Style - Glastonbury 2003
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You Got The Style - Glastonbury 2003
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Out Of Nowhere - Glastonbury 2003
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Out Of Nowhere - Glastonbury 2003
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New Project - Glastonbury 2003
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New Project - Glastonbury 2003
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Shake Those Windows - Glastonbury 2003
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Shake Those Windows - Glastonbury 2003
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Beautiful - Glastonbury 2003
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Beautiful - Glastonbury 2003
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El Salvador - Glastonbury 2003
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El Salvador - Glastonbury 2003
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