The Vaccines

The Vaccines



The Vaccines are an English indie rock[1][2] band, formed in West London in 2010 by Justin Hayward-Young (lead vocals, guitar), Freddie Cowan (lead guitar, vocals), Árni Árnason (bass, vocals) and Pete Robertson (drums, vocals). After Robertson's departure in 2016, keyboardist Tim Lanham and drummer Yoann Intonti were promoted from touring musicians to official band members.

The band have released four studio albums. What Did You Expect from the Vaccines? (2011), Come of Age (2012) (which charted at #1 in the UK upon its release), English Graffiti (2015) which charted at #2, and Combat Sports (2018). They have sold over 1 million records worldwide.

They have toured extensively, playing with and opening up for acts such as The Rolling Stones, Arcade Fire, The Stone Roses, Arctic Monkeys, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Muse amongst others.[4][5][6] [7] The band's debut album was the best-selling debut album of 2011 in the United Kingdom, drawing comparisons to The Ramones and The Jesus and Mary Chain.[8]



Come of Age
Come of Age (also alternatively titled The Vaccines Come of Age) is the second studio album by English indie rock band The Vaccines, which was released on 3 September 2012.
What Did You Expect from The Vaccines?
What Did You Expect from The Vaccines?
If You Wanna
"If You Wanna" is the third single by English indie rock band The Vaccines, from their debut album What Did You Expect from The Vaccines?
No Hope
"No Hope" is a song from London-based quartet The Vaccines.

Photos - The Vaccines513

Popular Albums19

Album Appearances & References2

Popular Songs23

Song Appearances & References1

TV Shows3

Collaborators & Influencers8

Awards & Nominations7

Band Members1

You May Also Be Interested In17


Spotify - Albums & Singles33


Spotify - Appears On2


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles11

Harry Styles, The Vaccines, Gregory Porter and more: What's on this weekend in the Midlands and Shropshire
  –  April 6, 2018
making history as the biggest debut sales week for a U.K. male artist’s first full-length album since Nielsen Music began tracking sales in 1991. Tickets start from £50.45. Indie rockers The Vaccines are heading to Birmingham's O2 Academy this Saturday.
The Vaccines have refound their identity
  –  April 5, 2018
The Vaccines lost their identity following their 2015 album 'English Graffiti'. The English rock band - which features Justin Young, Freddie Cowan, Árni Árnason, Timothy Lanham and Yoann Intonti - considered quitting the music scene three years ago ...
The Vaccines
  –  April 2, 2018
6 Music audio chef Mark Radcliffe is rustling up a musical feast for your ears on his own today with popular beat combo of the moment, The Vaccines, as his Main Dish. Their new album 'Contact Sports' is out now and they're currently on a UK tour too.
The Vaccines talk about the highs and lows of rock and roll ahead of their show at Bournemouth O2 Academy
  –  March 30, 2018
I’ve brought The Vaccines into my heart again now ... But there is so much hope and positivity in the melody, and in our love affair with music, too.”
Albums: Sons Of Kemet, Kate Nash, Bettye Lavette, Cabbage, The Vaccines
  –  March 30, 2018
While now starring in Netflix's Glow, Kate Nash has fortunately found herself unable to leave music behind – and this carbonated ... and in the most part they succeed. Back in 2011 The Vaccines swept the indie rock scene with a fistful of fun, upbeat ...
  –  March 29, 2018
Roxy Music – “Virginia Plain” Roxy Music were another band ... Part-Bowie, Part-Ian Hunter. Check it! The Vaccines album Combat Sports is out tomorrow! They will play London’s Community Festival on Sun 1 July. Tickets available here.
The Vaccines - Combat Sports
  –  March 29, 2018
I see The Vaccines have released their song again,' Guardian deputy music editor Laura Snapes tweeted when the British band released new track ‘I Can’t Quit’ in early January. She’s not wrong. The track – clocking in at just under three minutes ...
Album reviews: Kacey Musgraves, The Vaccines, Kate Nash, Frankie Cosmos, Sons of Kemet, Mount Eerie
  –  March 28, 2018
Combat Sports is a great return for The Vaccines, and an album that will soar live ... Nash is clearly fixated on the riot grrrl music of the 90s; you can find multiple nods to Courtney Love, Skinny Girl Diet, Sleater-Kinney, and other acts like The ...
The Vaccines – ‘Combat Sports’ Review
  –  March 26, 2018
an energised exercise in neo-nostalgia that felt like being kicked in the groin by Frankie Valli – that The Vaccines were succumbing to the Bastille Virus, an insidious infection of guitar music by flagrant mainstream pop that, in the very worst cases ...
The Vaccines: ‘Rock music lacks cultural relevance’
  –  February 15, 2018
British band The Vaccines has criticised rock music for failing to inspire young people in the wake of Reading and Leeds festival organisers’ decision to book more hip-hop acts. Bosses at the event, which has traditionally been dominated by guitar bands ...
The Vaccines Showcase 'Combat Sports' At Raucous House Of Vans Gig
  –  February 7, 2018
The Vaccines are, by now, known for their swaggering stage presence as much as their music, and they brought every ounce of it to their gig last night. From the sharp suit of guitarist Freddie to the way Justin oh-so-smoothly fell to his knees during ...


New Items