Veronica Falls are an English indie pop band that formed in London in 2009. The band consists of Roxanne Clifford and James Hoare, both on vocals and guitar, Marion Herbain on bass guitar and Patrick Doyle on drums and back vocals. The members of the band were formerly in the bands The Royal We and Sexy Kids. The band released several singles in the United Kingdom and the United States throughout 2010.
Veronica Falls came to prominence with the release of their self-titled debut album in 2011. The album entered the UK Albums Chart at No. 150.
In 2009, Roxanne Clifford and Patrick Doyle from Sexy Kids teamed up with James Hoare of Your Twenties. Clifford and Doyle met Hoare at a Comet Gain show. After a meeting with Hoare, their friend Marion Herbain accepted to join the band to form Veronica Falls as it is now.
In 2010, Veronica Falls released two singles, “Found Love in a Graveyard” and “Beachy Head”, on the American label Captured Tracks. After releasing their first two singles, the band recorded with veteran producer Guy Fixsen.They released their debut album Veronica Falls in September 2011 on Slumberland Records in the United States and Bella Union in the European Union, to generally favorable reviews.The album was preceded by the release of a single, “Bad Feeling”, in August 2011.
In February 2013, the band released their second album, Waiting for Something to Happen. It was co-produced by Rory Attwell. The album’s release was preceded by the “My Heart Beats” and “Teenage” singles in 2012. A music video for “Teenage” was released in November 2012.
- Veronica Falls – Nobody There (sexbeatlondon.com)