Bombay Bicycle Club
Bombay Bicycle Club

Bombay Bicycle Club

About Bombay Bicycle Club

Jack Steadman, Jamie MacColl, and Suren de Saram were only 15 when they began playing together in 2005, originally performing as The Canals.

∙ After bassist Ed Nash joined in 2006, the band adopted the name Bombay Bicycle Club, which it took from a chain of Indian restaurants.
∙ In 2006, Bombay Bicycle Club won a competition and were awarded the opening slot at that year’s V Festival in the UK.
∙ The band’s first two EPs, debut single, and breakthrough album, I Had the Blues But I Shook Them Loose, were produced by Jim Abbiss (Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian, Adele).
∙ Bombay Bicycle Club reached the top of the UK charts with their 2014 LP, So Long, See You Tomorrow, which was also nominated for that year’s Mercury Prize.
∙ During an extended hiatus beginning in 2016, Jamie MacColl made a documentary on protest music for the BBC and completed a master’s degree in philosophy at Cambridge.
∙ Their 2020 album, Everything Else Has Gone Wrong, hit No. 4 in the UK, marking the fourth time that a Bombay Music Club LP made the Top 10.

  • ORIGIN
    London, England
  • FORMED
    2005

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