Orphans & Vandals was an English indie rock band based in London. The band was formed by Al Joshua and Raven. Gabi Woo, Quinta and Francesca Simmons were the other three band members. Quinta and Francesca left the band shortly after the release of their debut album. The album, I Am Alive and You Are Dead, was released in the UK in April 2009. The band received critical acclaim from various media outlets including BBC Radio 6 Music, NME and PopMatters.