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Leader Cheetah is an Australian indie rock band from Adelaide, South Australia, formed in 2007 by members of defunct Adelaide bands Pharaohs and Bad Girls of the Bible.


In 2009, the group independently released their debut album, The Sunspot Letters, preceded by promotional single "Bloodlines", for which they were cited as one of Triple J's 'Next Crop' artist. In the wake of the album's release Leader Cheetah embarked on a series of National tours alongside Cloud Control, and in 2009 frontman Dan Crannitch appeared on popular SBS program RocKwiz alongside Sarah Blasko.

The band have toured nationally and appeared at festivals such as Splendour in the Grass, Big Day Out, St Jerome's Laneway Festival and Come Together. They have also toured alongside such high-profile international acts as Interpol, Dinosaur Jr. and Dan Auerbach, Blitzen Trapper and Elbow.

Their group released their second album, Lotus Skies, in 2011, which debuted at No. 98 on the ARIA Albums Chart on 25 July 2011.


  • The Sunspot Letters - (2009)
  • Lotus Skies - (2011)