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Birth Place: Deptford, London, England
Years Active: 2000-present
Genres: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock

Athlete are an English indie rock band formed in Deptford, London and consist of Joel Pott on lead vocals and guitar; Carey Willetts on bass; Stephen Roberts on drums; and Tim Wanstall on keyboards and backing vocals. The band's style of music has been highly influenced by bands, such as The Beach Boys and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds. The band's debut album, “Vehicles & Animals” arrived in 2003 and earned the band a Mercury Music Prize nomination. Athlete followed up with, “Tourist” in 2005, which was highly successful. Athlete band members have been friends since the age of fourteen, often jamming after school at each other's houses while listening to artists, such as Grandaddy and T... Continue Bio >>


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El Salvador (Live)
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Westside (Live)
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One Million (Live)
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