Formed in June 2010, the band consists of Justin Young (vocals, who previously worked under the name Jay Jay Pistolet, playing indie folk), Árni Hjörvar (bass), Freddie Cowan (guitar, younger brother of Tom from The Horrors) and Pete Robertson (drums).The band was initially formed by Young and Cowan with a third member who soon left. The band released their demo “If You Wanna” in the Summer of 2010 where the track received praise from Zane Lowe, who named it as his ‘Hottest Record In The World’ on 18 August 2010.

The band are now signed to Columbia Records.