Vagabond (UK band)

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Vagabond
Origin United Kingdom
Genres Pop, Rock, Blues, Soul
Years active 2008–2010
Labels Polydor/Geffen Records
Associated acts James Morrison
McFly
The Saturdays
The Script
Website Vagabondtheband.com
Members Alex Vargas
Luke Fitton
Sam Odiwe
Stephen Carter
Karl Penney

Vagabond were a UK band and signed to the newly reformed Geffen Records UK.

The band released their debut album, You Don't Know the Half of It on 17 August 2009. You Don't Know the Half of It was produced by Xenomania, who have previously worked with Girls Aloud, Sugababes, Cher, Gabriella Cilmi and Kylie Minogue. The Guardian featured Vagabond as "New Band Of The Day" on 20 February 2009,[1] and the newspaper also declared "They could be the world's biggest new band."[2]

"Sweat (Until The Morning)" was released as the first single from the album as a free download on 8 June 2009, followed by "Don't Wanna Run No More" which was released on 3 August 2009. You Don't Know The Half Of It was released on 17 August 2009.

Vagabond have been touring in the UK in 2009 and in addition to doing their own headline shows, have supported artists such as James Morrison, McFly and The Script.[3] Vagabond also performed at the Glastonbury, T in the Park and V music festivals in the UK.[3] On February 16, 2010 the band announced they had split amicably.

Band members[edit]

  • Alex Vargas: Vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Luke Fitton: Lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Stephen Carter: Rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Sam Odiwe: Bass
  • Karl Penney: Drums

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Year UK chart position
You Don't Know The Half Of It 2009 27[4]

Singles[edit]

Year Title UK chart peak Album
2009 "Sweat (Until The Morning)"
-
You Don't Know The Half Of It
"Don't Wanna Run No More"
41

References[edit]

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External links[edit]

  1. Myspace.com/vagabond
  2. Youtube.com/vagabondtheband
  3. Bebo.com/vagabond
  4. The Jitty Interview Vagabond