Martha are a four-piece DIY indie/punk band from Pity Me, a village in County Durham in the North East of England.[1] After singles on their own Discount Horse label and Odd Box Records,[2] their debut album Courting Strong, was released on Fortuna Pop! and Salinas Records in 2014.[3][4][5][6][7]

They describe themselves as queer, vegan and anarchist.[1] They have no designated frontperson and all contribute vocals.[1] Two members of Martha also play in the band ONSIND, and another leads the band No Ditching.[8]

They have variously cited The Housemartins, Motown, Billy Bragg, The Thermals, Ted Leo, Power pop, The Replacements, Heart, The Marked Men, Big Star, Masshysteri, and The Exploding Hearts as influences.[1][9][10] As well as expressed intent in being "a pop group".[9]


Blisters in the Pit of My Heart
Blisters in the Pit of My Heart is the second studio album by English band Martha.
Ice Cream and Sunscreen
Ice Cream and Sunscreen is a song by Martha, released on June 24, 2016.
Goldman's Detective Agency
Goldman's Detective Agency is a song by Martha, released on April 19, 2016.
Chekhov's Hangnail
Chekhov's Hangnail is a song by Martha, released on April 19, 2016.

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