Cheerleader is an American indie pop band from Philadelphia, PA. Formed in 2012, the band signed in 2013 to Bright Antenna Records and have so far released a 7" single, Perfect Vision/Waiting Waiting, in the United Kingdom, the On Your Side EP in the United States and an LP, The Sunshine of Your Youth, released May 19th, 2015.
The band was formed in 2012 in Connecticut by schoolmates Joe Haller and Chris Duran. When the duo moved to Philadelphia, PA in 2013 they began to produce and release demos on SoundCloud which drew attention from the likes of NME and Nylon. The group expanded to a five-piece with the addition of Paul Impellizeri, Josh Pannepacker and Carl Bahner. After a year of tours which included the festivals CMJ, the NME stage at Great Escape and SXSW, the band signed to Bright Antenna Records in 2013 where they have released a single, an EP and their debut LP entitled The Sunshine of Your Youth.
Joe Haller - vocals, guitar,
Chris Duran - lead guitar,
Paul Impellizeri - bass guitar, vocals,
Josh Pannepacker - keys,
Carl Bahner - drums
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