Little Comets are an indie rock trio from Jarrow and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. They are described to play ‘kitchen sink indie’ music. In early 2009 the band were signed to Columbia Records and released their debut album In Search of Elusive Little Comets on 31 January 2011
On 9 February 2009 the band released their debut single “One Night in October”through Lucky Number Records on vinyl and via digital download. The single debuted at number 3 on the independent chart and received praise from BBC Radio 1 DJs Huw Stephens, Zane Lowe and Sara Cox, all of whom played the song on their respective shows.
Having signed with Columbia Records during 2008, the band release their second single “Adultery” on 26 October 2009.The band promoted the single by touring acting as support for bands such as Hockey, The Twang and The Noisettes. Columbia terminated the contract in 2010.
The band revealed in November 2010that their debut album In Search of Elusive Little Comets would be released in the UK on 31 January 2011 both digitally and physically. The album will be produced by their guitarist Michael Coles and mixed by Rich Costey. The album will be preceded by a release of the track “Joanna” on 17 January 2011.
The band are managed by former professional footballer Ugo Ehiogu.
In May 2011 it was announced on the band’s website and on other official outlets that drummer Mark Harle was leaving the band to pursue other opportunities.The band decided to move several shows scheduled for May to October of the same year. They have also stated that they are sure they will find a new drummer soon enough to perform at their summer festival dates.
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