Bombay Bicycle Club are an English indie rock band from Crouch End, London. The band is composed of Jack Steadman (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Jamie MacColl (guitar), Suren de Saram (drums) and Ed Nash (bass). They are guitar fronted and have mingled with the genres, making Flaws which is a folk inspired album, taking inspiration from artists like Joni Mitchell. Suren de Saram's father is the classical cellist Rohan de Saram. Jamie Maccoll is related to Ewan Maccoll and Peggy Seeger, who are his grandparents. His brother Tom Maccoll is drummer for the band Casablancas. They are related to Kirsty Maccoll who sang 'Fairytale of New York' for the Pogues. Jack Steadman writes most of the music for the band and has uploaded some of his solo work on YouTube.
The band was 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. The band released their second album, Flaws, on 9 July 2010 and their third album, A Different Kind of Fix, on 26 August 2011.