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Morning Runner Biography

Last updated: 03/04/2006

Morning Runner are made up of Matthew (Guitar & Vocals), Tom (Bass), Fields (Keys) and Ali (Drums). The Reading-based band, who formed 18months ago, have accomplished a huge amount in recent months.

The band were signed to Manchester label, Faith and Hope Records in 2003. After putting out The Great Escape 7" EP in 2004 the band played numerous gigs around the country before being picked up by Parlophone's Dan Keeling. This led to the band signing a long term deal with Parlophone Records and Faith & Hope in November 2004 and paved the way for extensive touring through the end of the year and set the scene for a busy 2005 schedule.

Both The Guardian and Steve Lamacq are fans of the band with the boys being named as The Guardians' "Ones to watch for 2005" and Steve Lamacq's "My New Favourite Band". Having had support slots with bands including Coldplay, Snow Patrol, Athlete, Ian Brown, The Pogues, The Music and Bloc Party in recent months, the band are currently in the studio with legendary producer John Cornfield (Supergrass, Razorlight) recording their hotly anticipated EP which is due for release in May 2005.