Polly Mackey and The Pleasure Principle

Polly Mackey and The Pleasure Principle

 Wrexham, Wales, GBR

After appearing at HMV's Next Big Thing Festival in Feb, the band was chosen to officially open SXSW 2010, where for the second year running they received rave reviews from press on both sides of the Atlantic. With support from Radio 1, 6Music and XFM the band are firmly on the ascent.


From over 2000 bands appearing at the festival, Polly Mackey & The Pleasure Principle were chosen to officially open the festival by playing at the Delegate Welcome Dinner at SXSW 2010.

Other 2010 Festival dates include:
- HMV Next Big Thing
- The Great Escape
- Liverpool Sound City
- City Showcase London
- Wakestock
- Radio 1 Big Weekend Fringe Festival

After appearing alongside Kings Of Leon, Oasis and The Killers at FIB Heineken Festival in Spain in 2009, the band will soon be announcing European Festival dates for 2010.

This summer, the band have been confirmed for City Showcase Festival, The Great Escape Festival, The Alt Escape Festival, Wakestock Festival (Mainstage), Liverpool Sound City Festival and Radio 1 Big Weekend Fringe Festival.


The band's first single 'Seriously' was recorded at Peter Gabriel's RealWorld Studios and attracted critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic.

2010 has seen the limited edition release of the band's debut EP, tracks from which have received extensive airplay on 6Music (Lauren Laverne + Tom Robinson), XFM and Radio 1.

The band plan to release their second single to coincide with a national tour of the UK in Sept / Oct 2010.

Set List

I Don't Mind
The Wall
The Way It Works
Know You Better
Leave Me Out
Silent Film