Sleeper was a British indie band in the 1990s which was fronted by Louise Wener and had several UK hits.
They recorded three studio albums: Smart, The It Girl and Pleased to Meet You.
Their breakthrough song, "Inbetweener", featured a memorable video with Dale Winton, who was a popular icon among students at the time. The group is closely associated with Britpop; Wener was arguably, along with Elastica's Justine Frischmann, the movement's biggest female star. She was even something of a sex symbol. By the time Pleased to Meet You was released in 1997, Britpop was fading, as was the band's audience. After their split Louise Wener went on to have a successful career as a novelist.
They also recorded a cover version of the Blondie song "Atomic", which was used as a track in the film Trainspotting. Their version was quite well-received and the only criticism is that it was too similiar to the original.