Tourist Company is the Vancouver, Canada based band consisting of singer/multi-instrumentalist Taylor Swindells and drummer Brenon Parry.
They formed after meeting in 2013. They then teamed up with singer-songwriter Jordan Klassen to produce and record their EP Space Race, which they released in May 2014.
The band toured and recorded throughout 2015. Their debut single Shouldn't Believe was released on September 14, 2015. On April 29, 2016, the group released their EP Mercury.
The band's second single Pedestals was released on August 16, 2016 ahead of their debut record, which was announced for an October 21, 2016 release date in North America. "Pedestals" peaked at #8 on the Top 20 of CBC Radio 2 on December 1, 2016. The group's full-length debut record Apollo was released on October 21, 2016. It was placed on The Georgia Straight's Best Albums of 2016 list. Their third single Apollo premiered on The Strombo Show on February 12, 2017. Apollo was released across Europe on October 20th, 2017, and featured as a NoiseTrade "New + Notable" for the same week.
On May 18, 2018, the band released a standalone song entitled Spokane and announced they were nearing completion of a new record.