Personalities | White Lies | Twenty-First Century | Rock

(Vocal/instrumental group, 2000–present)

White Lies are an alternative rock band from London, formerly known as Fear Of Flying, comprising Harry McVeigh (vocals, guitar), Charles Cave (bass) and Jack Lawrence-Brown (drums). Their bass-driven, uplifting rock anthems, reminiscent to some of Joy Division and the Bunnymen, made them an instant hit with fans, with hype at fever pitch before they had released their debut LP. To Lose My Life was eventually released in January 2009 and shot straight to No. 1, making them the first British act to secure the top spot that year.

Styles & Forms | Twenty-First Century | Rock
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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