The Heart Throbs were a UK Britpop/Guitarpop group who came out of Reading in the mid 80s. They would release their first album 'Cleopatra Grip' in 1990, followed by 'Jubilee Twist' in 1992. Their third and final album 'Vertical Smile' was released in 1993, and they played their final UK show on December 8th of that year. A truly magical group is now gone, but will not be forgotten. Key members: vocalist and songwriter Rose Carlotti, keyboard player/composer Stephen Ward, and guitar player Alan Borgia.