Are an American-Welsh indie rock band formed in New York City in 2011 by Matthew Hitt, Jack Ridley III, Erik Lee Snyder and Daniel Jacobs. Their first release was the EP Between Us Girls which appeared in early 2013. In January 2014 their debut album Drowners was released worldwide preceded by the single "Luv, Hold Me Down". In 2016, the band released their second album On Desire. The band has toured both North America and Europe.