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Jack Peñate
Peñate in 2008
Background information
Birth name Jack Fabian Peñate
Born 2 September 1984 (1984-09-02) (age 37)
Origin Blackheath, London, England
Genres Alternative
Occupation(s) singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Labels XL Recordings
Associated acts Jack's Basement
Members Jack PeñateVocals and Guitar
Joel Porter – Bass Guitar
Alex Robins – drums

Jack Fabian Peñate (born 2 September 1984) is a British singer-songwriter and musician, of English and Spanish heritage. He is signed to XL Recordings, the record label. Well known for his soulful ska-fuelled songs and eccentric dancing whilst on stage, his live performance has received some very high praise. He attended Alleyn's School and spent one year at University College London studying Classics before leaving to start his musical career. He performs with friends and band members Joel Porter (bass) and Alex Robins (drums).



  • 2006: "Second, Minute or Hour" (original release)
  • 2007: "Spit At Stars"
  • 2007: "Torn On The Platform" UK #7, UK Indie #1
  • 2007: "Second, Minute or Hour" – 24 September 2007 UK #17, UK Indie #1
  • 2007: "Have I Been A Fool" – 10 December 2007 UK #73, UK Indie #3


  • 2007: Matinée8 October 2007 UK #7, UK Independent Label Albums #1
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