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Colorama

Colorama are the brainchild of Carwyn Ellis, a Welsh wonder who has performed or collaborated with the likes of Edwyn Collins, Oasis, UNKLE, Shane MacGowan and Pete Molinari to name just a few. The band only started playing together in July '08 and are already definitely one to watch. Colorama's debut album Cookie Zoo has already had a Japan release to giddy critical acclaim, and their newly released first single, 'Sound' is an instant psych pop classic - a perfect introduction into a sonic world you won't wanna leave.

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The Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party is a psychedelic 60's band from Burbank, California that formed in 1963. Originally the band formed as a surf outfit but by the mid-'60s reinvented themselves as a psych band. The group debuted with the 1967 single "Words" b/w "Spinach" released by the small Big Boss label and later on reissued by Gene Autry's Challenge Records. A pair of follow-ups also did little ("Is It Love?" b/w "Don't Leave Me Alone" and "Free Service" b/w "Rose In the Night").

Read more about The Boston Tea Party on Last.fm.

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Herman's Hermits

Herman's Hermits was an internationally successful 60s British band, from Manchester, England, formed in 1963. Part of the British Invasion, their trademark simple, non-threatening, clean-cut "boys next door" image made them easier to listen to and more accessible than other British Invasion bands. Their first hit, "I'm Into Something Good", was produced by Mickie Most, reaching #1 in the UK (1963) and #13 in the US (1964). Other hits followed such as "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter" (1965) and "I'm Henry VIII, I Am".

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Keith

1)KEITH Oli Bayston – Vocals, Keys,
John Waddington – Bass
Johnny Winbolt-Lewis - Drums
Mark Nicholls - Guitar KEITH – Not one, but four lads from four parts of England (Essex, Ealing, Shrewsbury and Leeds) meeting in (Greater) Manchester on a music course. Four headstrong characters, with wildly different musical roots, these guys are keen for their ideas & instruments to complement each other & so a strong democracy of songs prevail.

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Summer Cats

Summer Cats are two girls and three boys from Melbourne, Australia. Like most people from Melbourne, they spend their time either: a) enjoying summer or b) waiting for summer to arrive. They play crash pop in an attempt to make you dance, so if you feel the urge...go right ahead! Musically they are somewhat of a cross between Stereolab and The Go-Betweens....or is that Talulah Gosh and The Left Banke?

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B.C. Camplight

BC Camplight is Brian Christinzio, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Christinzio openly admits to being a fan of the song-writing of George Gershwin, Burt Bacharach and Todd Rundgren, whose influences all shine clearly through his debut long player ‘Hide, Run Away’ released in 2005 on One Little Indian. There’s also a big nod to Brian Wilson and Pet Sounds as Brain composed and arranged every note of the record as well as playing nearly every instrument himself. "If I could play drums well enough, I would have done that too” he said.

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Looking Glass

There are multiple artists with this name
1. An American pop band active in the 1970's
2. An alternative rock solo musician
3. A hard rock band from Australia
4. An electronica musician 1. Looking Glass was an American pop music group of the early 1970s that was part of the Jersey Shore sound. They are best remembered for their million selling 1972 song, "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)". The group was formed in 1969, at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and consisted of four members: Elliot Lurie (lead guitar and vocals)...

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