Bombay Bicycle Club are an Alternative Rock band from Crouch End, London. The band comprises: Jack Steadman (lead vocals, guitar, xylophone, banjo, triangle), Jamie MacColl (lead guitar, backing vocals, banjo, theremin), Ed Nash (bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals, mandolin) and Suren de Saram (drums, guitar, backing vocals).
The band were asked to play the opening performance of 2006's V Festival after winning Channel 4's "Road to V" competition. Following the release of two EPs and their debut single "Evening/Morning", the band recorded their debut album, I Had the Blues But I Shook Them Loose. The album was released on 6 July 2009.