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Part of the mid-1980s British indie pop boom, The Flatmates were part of the Subway Organization, a Bristol record label formed by Martin Whitehead, who was also guitarist and main songwriter for the band.

Following the band's formation in 1985, singles such as I Could be in Heaven, Happy All the Time and Shimmer established the band as potentially one of the most successful indie bands of the time, but the Flatmates disbanded in early 1989 before releasing a proper… read more

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  • Avatar for NYCPOPFEST
    The Flatmates will perform at the 2014 NYC Popfest.
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  • Avatar for xelene_x
    Reminds me a lot of The Darling Buds (which I love), very cool.
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    I see that the first tag listed here is "twee." The Flatmates are many things; twee isn't one of them.
  • Avatar for AFatalCure
    so underrated its a crime
  • Avatar for IanCurtis13
    Too young to have ever seen them but Rocker (the drummer) is a good mate of mine.
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    Currently listening to CD "Potpourri (Hits, Mixes and Demos '85 -'89) - awesome! Shame I was too young to have ever seen them live....
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    Flatmates = Spector girl group meets '70s pop-punk. Great band.
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