The Electric Swing Circus are a six piece electro swing band based in Birmingham, UK. The line up features Laura Louise and Bridget Walsh (vocals), Chandra Walker (drums and keyboard), Tom Hyland (guitar), Rashad Gregory (samples, MPC & synths) and Patrick Wreford (electric double bass and bass synth). The Electric Swing Circus first formed in June 2011. The band’s preview EP, Penniless Optimist, was released in September 2011, and their debut album "Electric Swing Circus" in May 2013. Former band members include Eleanor Rose, whose vocals feature on both the "Penniless Optimist" EP and the band's eponymous debut album.