The Feelies are an American rock band from Haledon, New Jersey. They formed in 1976 and disbanded in 1992 having released four albums. The band reunited in 2008, and released new albums in 2011 and 2017.
Although not commercially successful, the Feelies had an influence on the development of American indie rock. Their first album, Crazy Rhythms (1980) was cited by R.E.M. as a major influence on their sound. The Feelies were influenced by the Velvet Underground and Lou Reed.
The band's name is taken from a fictional entertainment device described in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World.