Cherubs were a five-piece band from the United Kingdom and Norway. The band comprised Staale Krantz Bruland, Espen Dahl, Matthew Orchard, Jørgen Raa and Glenn Wange. The band formed in 2003, and disbanded in September 2007.
Debut single “Hey Bunny” was out October 2004, second single was the non-album track “Club Hoola Hoop’s Walls” out in February 2005. Their debut album Uncovered by Heartbeat was released 18 April 2005 on Cargo Records. The album was produced by Howard Gray and engineered by Ashley Krajewski at Apollo Control Studios. The band played an album release show to a capacity crowd at the Camden Barfly 23 April 2005.
The single “A Man of No Importance” is another non-album track, and was out 15 August on CD single and ltd. edition 7″. It was produced by Mercury Prize nominee producer Gareth Parton (Ikara Colt, The Go! Team, The Killers, The Futureheads, Shellac, The Breeders, Foals).
In the summer of 2005 the band played at the Wireless Festival, T in the Park,and at the Reading and Leeds Festivals.
In Autumn 2005, Glenn Wange informed the band he intended to leave at the end of the year to continue his studies, and he played his last gig with the band 24 November at the Barfly in London. In February 2006, Glenn Fryatt joined as the new drummer.