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Bombay Bicycle Club, The Forum, London

Bombay Bicycle Club, The Forum, London

Scion of the MacColl musical dynasty and band play it loud, and curry favour

Bombay Bicycle Club: young pretenders

It's not the bobbies on the beat that are getting younger, it's the bands. Bombay Bicycle Club formed while at school in north London's Crouch End and were already making a name for themselves when they left full-time education in 2008. Rock and roll domination is on the curriculum instead, thanks to the success of last year's debut album, I Had the Blues but I Shook Them Loose.

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