The Holloways

The Holloways
The Holloways
Origin England
Genres Indie rock
Years active 2004–2011
Labels The Orchard (UK)
Website Official website
David Jackson
Bryn Fowler
Edwin Harris
Mike Baker
Past members
Dave Danger
Rob Skipper

The Holloways are a four-piece indie-rock band from North London.



David Jackson and Bryn Fowler established the beginnings of the band, finding Rob Skipper at a local live music venue. They would meet later to jam together, playing in future drummer Dave Danger's room (situated above the club). After an hour of jamming, Jackson and Skipper had six songs with guitar and fiddle parts and harmonizing vocals. Impressed by what he heard from the three, Dave Danger then joined the band.[1] The Holloways announced in 2011, that they are to split, following a farewell tour from April–May.[2]

On 23 May 2011, The Holloways played their last ever gig at the Relentless Garage on Holloway Road in London. During the gig the band reunited with previous band members to play a 70min set of songs from throughout their career.[3]

In 2010, Reservoir Media Management acquired 100% of the Holloways publishing assets which had formerly been administered by TVT Music Enterprises, LLC.[4]


Current members

David 'Alfie' Jackson - Guitars, Harmonica, Vocals (2004–present)
Bryn Fowler - Bass, Backing Vocals (2004–Present)
Edwin D Harris - Drums (2009–Present)
Mike Baker - Guitar, Backing Vocals (2009–Present)

Former Members

Robert Skipper - Guitars, Fiddle, Vocals (2004-?)
Dave Danger - Drums, Triangle (2004–2009)

Music style

The musical style of the Holloways has been compared in the past to that of Calypso music.[5]



  • So This is Great Britain? (30 October 2006) #54 UK
  • So This is Great Britain? (Special Edition) (1 October 2007)
  • No Smoke, No Mirrors (5 October 2009)


  • Sinners & Winners E.P. (2008)


  • "Generator / Two Left Feet" (2005) Limited Release
  • "Happiness & Penniless" (2006) Limited Release
  • "Two Left Feet" (7 August 2006) #33 UK, #1 UK Independent chart
  • "Generator" (16 October 2006) #30 UK, #1 UK Independent chart
  • "Dancefloor" (26 March 2007) #41 UK, #1 UK Independent chart
  • "Generator" (11 June 2007) #14 UK, #1 UK Independent chart
  • "Two Left Feet" (2007) #74 UK, #1 UK Independent chart
  • "Jukebox Sunshine" (2009) #4 UK Independent chart


External links

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