Olive Grove Records are ecstatic to announce our next release! Pensioner will be our next artist and be prepared, for this Dundee 4-piece are going to assault your ears and leave you breathless with exhilaration! ‘Yearlings’ is the title of Pensioner’s astonishing debut album and it will be officially released May 2nd!
Pensioner are an independent rock band from Dundee, Scotland. The band are: Ross Middlemiss (Vocals, Guitar), Mike Lennie (Vocals, Bass), Mark Keiller (Vocals, Percussion, Drums) and Callum Sutherland (Vocals, Guitar). Since forming in early 2009, they have already recorded and self-released their debut EP and played all over Scotland with the likes of …And So I Watch You From Afar, The Twilight Sad, Errors and LaFaro and have recently supported The Phantom Band.
Highlights in 2010 included a successful showcase at GoNorth in Inverness, airplay on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio Scotland, Amazing Radio, Glasgow PodcART and Spain’s Cielo Liquido! Pensioner also recently featured on the ‘Bands to Watch in 2011' lists of Vic Galloway (BBC Radio Scotland) and Ally McCrae (BBC Radio 1).
Their debut album has been recorded with the impressive Robin Sutherland (Laeto, Stapleton, Avast!). We are excited to be introducing an artist that is so diverse to our previous releases and one that starts to show the real eclecticism that we at Olive Grove Records are going to be highlighting.