Lawson are a British pop rock band, consisting of Andy Brown (acoustic guitar and lead vocals), Ryan Fletcher (bass guitar and backing vocals), Joel Peat (lead guitar and backing vocals) and Adam Pitts (drums). The band are currently based in London. Their debut album, Chapman Square, was released on 22 October 2012 and reached number four on the UK Albums Chart. To date, the band have achieved five UK top 20 hit singles. They are named after Liverpool based surgeon Dr. David Lawson who performed life saving brain surgery on Andy Brown.