Palladium (band)

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Palladium Perform at a small gig in London
Background information
GenresAlternative rock
Pop rock
Years active2006-present
LabelsVirgin Records
Peter Pepper - Vocals, Bass guitar
Rostas Fez - Guitar
Rufio Sandilands - Keys
Rocky Morris - Drums

Palladium is an English Pop Rock band. It started in September 2006.

The four band members are Peter, Rufio, Fez and Rocky. They met each other during various tours on the session musician circuit. They played their first gig together under the name, "The Peppernotes"[1] at a Caribbean Restaurant dressed as Peter Pan in drag. Since then they have changed their name to Palladium and played alongside Amy Winehouse, Mika and The Thrills. They were soon signed to Virgin Records. The deal being signed whilst they were on tour in Japan. Through their live shows Palladium have gained many fans, including Amy Winehouse,[2] Mystery Jets and Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly. Their debut single, "Happy Hour", was released on 23 July 2007. They have recorded their debut album, The Way It's Not, with Tony Hoffer (The Kooks, Beck, The Fratellis).[3] It was announced that the album was due to be released on 28 January 2008.[4] However, according to HMV and it is now expected to be released on 17 March 2008. They were announced as main support for Mika's late 2007 UK tour.

Musical Style[change | change source]

Palladium get ideas from a wide range of music. Pink Floyd, The Police, Toto, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder and Hall and Oates have all been mentioned by the band. They have also played at Godolphin and Latymer School in Hammersmith.

Discography[change | change source]

Singles[change | change source]

Date of Release Title Chart Positions Album
UK Singles Chart UK Indie Chart UK Rock Chart
July 23 2007 "Happy Hour" - - - TBR
November 5, 2007 "High 5" 44 - - TBR

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Peppernotes Myspace". Myspace. Retrieved 2007-08-01.
  2. "Famous Fans". The Sun. Retrieved 2007-08-01.
  3. "Debut Album Recording". Guardian Unlimited. Retrieved 2007-08-01.
  4. "Palladium announce release date for debut album". NME. Retrieved 2007-12-18.

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