The Wombats

The Wombats

 

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The Wombats are an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 2003. The band is composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Matthew Murphy, drummer Dan Haggis and bassist Tord Øverland Knudsen and has been since its inception. The band is signed to 14th Floor Records in the United Kingdom and Bright Antenna in the United States. The Wombats' albums have sold over 1 million copies worldwide.

The group met while they were in university and released several EPs before their 2006 album Girls, Boys and Marsupials, which was only released in Japan. Their debut studio album A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation was released the following year, featuring some tracks first released on Girls, Boys and Marsupials. After releasing another EP in 2008 touring for three years, the band released their second album This Modern Glitch in 2011. Two years later, in 2013, the single "Your Body Is a Weapon" was released ahead of their third album Glitterbug, which was not released until mid-2015. The band released their fourth album, Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life,[2] on 9 February 2018.

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Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life
Album
Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life is an album by musical group The Wombats, released on February 9, 2018.
Black Flamingo
Song
Black Flamingo is a song by musical group The Wombats, released on February 5, 2018.
Cheetah Tongue
Song
Cheetah Tongue is a song by musical group The Wombats, released on January 17, 2018.
Turn
Song
Turn is a song by musical group The Wombats, released on December 6, 2017.

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Interview: The Wombats
  –  April 3, 2018
We’re feeling really humbled. To be able to continue playing at this level, to still be The Wombats and for people to still want to come see us live and listen to our music, we feel very privileged, especially ten years on. Your first album had a lot of ...
The Wombats deliver a night of good, solid fun in Aberdeen
  –  March 26, 2018
At the end of the day, The Wombats are a group of artists that just really love music. Tord, the bassist, was on some sort of musical high: vaulting across the stage with a smile that could cure the angst and melancholy of every single teenager in the room.
Travis, The Wombats, Rak-Su, Sigrid confirm IOW
  –  March 22, 2018
The Wombats said: “This will be our 1st UK festival of the summer ... the X Factor last year as the first act on the show to win performing their own original music. Following their win, Rak-Su went on to have 6 songs in the Top 10 on iTunes including ...
The Wombats And Sigrid Join Isle Of Wight Festival Line-Up
  –  March 21, 2018
British trio The Wombats make driving guitar and electronic-influenced pop ... X Factor last year as the first act on the show to win performing their own original music. Following their win, Rak-Su went on to have 6 songs in the Top 10 on iTunes including ...
UK band The Wombats heading to Splendour In The Grass to celebrate new album
  –  February 10, 2018
IT is a gutsy music man who signs off on a Twin Peaks meets Twilight video treatment for a song about a fight he had with his wife. Matthew “Murph” Murphy, frontman of English band The Wombats, loves the rather violent clip which ends with a female ...
Sound check: The Wombats come to Palatine's Durty Nellie's
  –  February 5, 2018
8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 • Energetic and upbeat describe much of The Wombats' catalog, but I find "Give Me a Try ... See the video for "Breath Taking" at YouTube. • MER's Music Showcase: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W.

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