The Paper Kites are an indie folk band from Melbourne, Australia. The band was formed in 2009 by Sam Bentley and Christina Lacy and consists of Bentley, Lacy, Dave Powys, Josh Bentley and Sam Rasmussen. They initially found their success online, through listeners spreading their songs and music videos. They have released two EPs, Woodland in 2011 and Young North in 2012. Their first full-length album, States, is expected to be released in 2013.