You Me at Six are a British rock band from Weybridge, Surrey. Formed in 2004, the group rose to fame in 2008 with the success of their debut album, Take Off Your Colours, which included the singles "Save It for the Bedroom", "Finders Keepers" and "Kiss and Tell", with the latter two peaking at No. 33 and No. 42 respectively in the official UK Singles Chart. The band's main influences include American rock bands Blink-182, Incubus and Thrice.
In June 2013, the band announced they will be entering a recording studio at a secret location to record their ne wupcoming album. On 20 June 2013, vocalist Josh announced all lyrics have been written and the band is ready to record the new record. Pre-production subsequently began on 21 June 2013. Rumours also started spreading on the Internet that the upcoming album would be titled Born to Be A Band, which was unconfirmed.
On 2 September 2013, the band announced and premiered the first single to be off the new record, titled 'Lived a Lie'. The album was also revealed to be titled 'Cavalier Youth'. The album would contain 12 tracks, including an interlude track. The music video to 'Lived a Lie' was made available to the world on the band's Vevo channel and UK fans can download the new track shortly after.