Pocketbooks are a pop band from London, combining melodic boy/girl harmonies, spiralling guitars and delicate pianos. The band features Andy Hudson, Daniel Chapman, Emma Hall, Ian Cowen and Jonny Tansey. They've been together since 2006 and have played shows across the UK, Sweden, Germany and the United States.
The band's debut album, 'Flight Paths', was released on 13 July 2009 on How Does It Feel To Be Loved?, with songs from the album picking up radio play on BBC Radio 1, BBC 6Music and Xfm. Their song 'Fleeting Moments' also appeared on the Rough Trade Shops Indiepop 09 compilation.
In July 2011 Pocketbooks released a new single, 'Promises, Promises', taken from their second album 'Carousel' (Odd Box Records).
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