The long, noble (and sometimes ignoble) history of indie bands writing songs for pop stars

The Cribs recently revealed that they almost gave songs to One Direction, continuing a grand tradition

Faenol Festival cancelled due to poor ticket sales

Welsh bash was due to feature Athlete and Shed Seven

Athlete announce winter ‘Singles’ tour and ticket details

Band to mark 10 years of releases with dates

Athlete reveal ‘best of’ plans and release date

'Wires' will be released on January 18

Athlete announce UK tour

Band set to scale the country from June

Athlete complete North American tour in LA

US jaunt comes to a close at the Troubadour

Athlete announce new UK tour

Band will release new single first

Athlete announce a handful of US dates

They'll showcase new album on both coasts

Athlete reveal new album details

'Beyond The Neighbourhood' is due out this autumn