Slow Club performing at Dockville festival, Germany, Hamburg 2012.
|Genres||Indie pop, folk rock|
|Labels||Moshi Moshi Records, Caroline International, Wichita Recordings|
|The Lonely Hearts,|
Slow Club were an English duo formed in Sheffield in 2006. The band consisted of multi-instrumentalists Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor, with Watson contributing piano, Taylor contributing drums, and both performing guitar and vocals. The band split in 2017 following an extensive tour to support their last album, with both members moving on to solo projects.
The band released two 7" singles in 2007, "Because We're Dead" and "Me and You", on Moshi Moshi Records. On 1 September 2008, their first extended play, Let's Fall Back in Love, was released. A Christmas single, titled "Christmas TV", was released in December 2008.
Their debut album, Yeah So, was recorded by Mike Timm at Axis Studio in Sheffield and released in July 2009, followed by the release of their second EP Christmas, Thanks For Nothing in December 2009.
The band's second album, Paradise, produced by Luke Smith (Clor), was released on 12 September 2011. In 2012 "Beginners", the final single from the album, was released. The video features actor (and Slow Club fan) Daniel Radcliffe.
Slow Club have toured extensively around UK, Europe, US, Australia and Japan and played major UK festivals, including Glastonbury festival, Latitude festival and Green Man Festival. They have supported acts such as KT Tunstall, Florence and the Machine and Mumford and Sons. They often collaborate with other musicians, such as Sweet Baboo, during live shows.
In spring 2013 the band went back into the studio with Colin Elliot (who has worked with Richard Hawley) and started recording their third album. The album Complete Surrender was released on 14 July 2014. The band's current touring line-up also includes long-time drummer Avvon Chambers and bassist Rob Jones. They are also occasionally joined by Fyfe Dangerfield.
Following a tour in late 2016 through to 2017, the duo split up, with both working on solo projects. The tour was documented in the film Our Most Brilliant Friends directed by Piers Dennis.
Charles Watson released his solo debut album, Now That I'm A River, in May 2018. Rebecca Taylor's debut, under the name Self Esteem, will be released in March 2019.
|2015||I Swam Out to Greet You
|2016||One Day All of This Won't Matter Anymore
|2008||Let's Fall Back in Love|
|2009||Christmas, Thanks for Nothing|
|2007||"Because We're Dead"|
|"Me and You"|
|2008||"Christmas TV"||Christmas, Thanks for Nothing|
|"It Doesn't Have to Be Beautiful"||Yeah So|
|2010||"Giving Up On Love"|
|"Where I'm Waking"|
|"If We're Still Alive"|
|2014||"Complete Surrender"||Complete Surrender|
|"Suffering You, Suffering Me"|
|"Everything Is New"|