The Motorettes are a band from the North East England coastal town of Tynemouth. The band comprises Jack, Dan & Robin. They were signed to Kitchenware Records with Editors. They released their debut single "Super Heartbeats" on January 23, 2006. Super Heartbeats was the xfm single of the week. The Motorettes extensively toured the UK throughout 2006. This included joint-headline dates in July with Kubichek!. In June 2007 drummer Jed Laidlaw left the Motorettes and was replaced by Daniel Rose-Troup who then subsequently left shortly after. The Motorettes played the Freevolution festival in Newcastle on may day 2007.