Dear Boy is the torch bearer of lyric forward guitar music and melody focused indie rock.
The band has become an important voice in the LA underground music scene, crafting
bittersweet songs inspired by late 70’s / early 80's post-punk and early 90's britpop,
seen through their unique modern lens.
With three EP’s and a bouquet of singles, Dear Boy has earned an immense and loyal
following, selling out headline shows from the Troubadour to The Teragram and touring
with the likes of The Psychedelic Furs, James, Pete Yorn, Day Wave, Rogue Wave,
Sunflower Bean, DMA’s & Peter Murphy. 2019 also saw the band performing at the
Corona Capital festival in Mexico City and recording a live set on KCRW’s Morning
In 2020 Dear Boy completed their debut full length album and in 2021, signed with Last
Gang Records. The release will be Dear Boy’s first collaboration with the legendary label.
Produced by the band and mixed by Tony Hoffer (Air, Phoenix, M83), the record also
features contributions from Day Wave, Hazel English, Rogue Wave, AFI & Ian Hultquist
of Passion Pit.
Further details are not yet public, but Dear Boy describes it as a “forever record.” They
can't wait to hear the band you start after you finish listening to it.
Dear Boy is a band of best friends from Los Angeles, California. Ben Grey (vocals /
guitar), Austin Hayman (guitar), Keith Cooper (drums) and Lucy Lawrence (bass / vocals).
Dear or die.