The Pains of Being Pure at Heart is a indie pop group American from New York City. The band was during a birthday party by guitarist and singer Kip Berman, keyboardist and bassist Alex Naidus Peggy Wang founded.  In the same year, in own management the eponymous first ep issued. After a year long using a drum computer, lijfden them in 2008 drummer Kurt Feldman in. Their debut album of the same name and also their second ep, Higher Than the Stars, were released by Slumberland Records in 2009.
- Kip Berman- vocals, guitar
- Kurt Feldman- drums
- Alex Naidus – bass guitar
- Peggy Wang-East- keys, vocals