Palma Violets are a four-piece band from London made up of bassist and singer Chilli Jenson, guitarist and singer Sam Fryer, keyboardist Peter Mayhew, and drummer Will Doyle. Fryer, Mayhew, and Doyle were all school friends and met Jenson at reading festival 2010 - the band started there.
They play a unique style of psychedelic rock. they did no studio recording for the first couple of years playing only live gigs, until based on there live preformances indie label rough trade signed them. They released there first track 'Best of Friends' in 2012 which was picked by NME as their number 1 track of the year. The full album '180' was released the following year.