Tickle Me Pink was an American rock band from Fort Collins, Colorado, signed to Wind-Up Records. The band was made up of Sean Kennedy (lead vocals, bass guitar), Stefan Runstrom (drums), Joey Barba (guitar) and Steven Beck (guitar, vocals). After independently releasing their first two EPs, If Only We Were Twenty One and Up (2005) and Half Seas Over (2006), the band released its first album, Madeline, on July 1, 2008. The album’s release coincided with the death of the bass guitarist Johnny Schou, reportedly due to a heroin overdose. Schou was replaced by Joey Barba, a longtime friend of the band.Tickle Me Pink officially played their last show together on March 5, 2011. The band left a Twitter message to their fans the following day saying, "Farewell all. We love you and will never forget you. -TMP". Kennedy then assembled a new band, Talisker Skye, and both Beck and Runstrom have played in the Wiredogs.The band announced two reunion shows in August 2016, one at Fort Collins’ annual Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest.