is an indie pop
band from Montreal
. They formed on New Year's Eve
2002 and, upon developing a relationship with singer Ben Lee
, released their debut, self-titled EP
in 2005 on his Ten Fingers label. Make Love to the Judges with Your Eyes
is the much anticipated first full-length from Pony Up, released in April 2006. To promote their debut, they toured Australia extensively in the summer of 2006, where their single "The Truth About Cats and Dogs (Is That They Die)"
would later be voted #47 on the world's largest music poll, Triple J
's Hottest 100
. Pony Up has recently supported The Mountain Goats
on tour. A second full-length is in the works.
Lisa Smith and Laura Wills also joined the new touring lineup of The Dears in September 2008.