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Watch

There are more than one band with the name Watch exists... 1. WATCh ... Is a Pop-rock, Britpop band from Minsk, Belarus formed in 2004 and reunited in 2008 by three band members, including drummer (Arthur Simanian), bass player (Alexander Chizh) , guitarist and frontman (Boris Demidiuk). The band have succesfully performed in many Minsk and Belarussian clubs and venues and not long ago has released a new single called "Liza" which had been released and distributed digitally via major music-selling stores.

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Ginger

1. Ginger is the lead singer and driving force behind The Wildhearts. As a solo artist, he has released the live album Grievous Acoustic Behaviour: Live At 12 Bar(2001), a series of Monthly-released singles in 2003 (these were later compiled as the album A Break in the Weather in 2005) and the fully-fledged solo studio albums Valor del Corazon (2006), Yoni (2007) and Market Harbour (2008). 2. Ginger was also a Canadian band formed by the three remaining members of The Grapes of Wrath after the departure of Kevin Kane.

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Martin Grech

Martin Grech (pronounced ‘Greck’) is a Maltese-English singer, songwriter and musician from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, born in 1983. He is known for his dark and powerful music, remarkable voice, and frequent subversion of style and genre. He first achieved serious critical acclaim after his haunting falsetto track Open Heart Zoo (written when he was 19 years old) was featured on a Lexus car advert on UK television in 2002.

Read more about Martin Grech on Last.fm.

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The Roolettes

The Roolettes met in Italy and soon moved on to London where they earned a reputation asone of the fastest, loudest and most rock nʼ roll bands on the scene.The band has toured with The Misfits, Danko Jones, The Bronx, Electric Eel Shock and has opened shows for Dead Kennedys, The Wildhearts, Peter Pan Speedrock and a whole lotmore.The band has played festivals and tours in 8 countries across Europe.The Roolettes album (Vinyl Japan Records) is 13 songs of razor sharp, razor fast rock nʼ roll.

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Embrace

There is more than one artist with the name Embrace, the first two of whom are significant:
1) a five-piece indie band from Leeds, England, who have enjoyed significant success in UK, including three number one albums and six Top 10 singles
2) a Post-Hardcore/Post-Punk band from Washington D.C. that had a galvanizing influence on the Washington, D.C. punk scene of the 80's and featured Ian MacKaye (who subsequently formed Fugazi)
3) a Dutch Trance duo
4) a Canadian Gothic Metal band

Read more about Embrace on Last.fm.

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Northside

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northside-UK/144340425603153 My Space: http://www.myspace.com/northsideuk
Made in Manchester and signed to the late Factory records by Tony Wilson 'Shall We Take A Trip?' (Fac 268)
'My Rising Star' (Fac 298)
'Take 5' (Fac 308) 'Chicken Rhythms' (Fac 310)
'Chicken Rhythms' + Extras (LTMCD 2386) A Bit On The Side - Northside Biography In another world, Northside would have become the next great Factory band after Joy Division / New Order and Happy Mondays, going from strength to strength throughout the 1990s.

Read more about Northside on Last.fm.

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SFT

There are at least two artists/bands to have used this name; chronologically they are: 1) One of many aliases used by Simon Fisher Turner. Under this moniker he released the album Travelcard (a collaboration with Robin Rimbaud released in 2001) and the CD/DVD Swift, a 20-track collage of music, speech and noise art featuring many different collaborators including Gilad Atzmon and Asaf Sirkis, released in 2002.

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Marti

Marti is the brain child of songwriter and actor Andrea Bruschi. Their debut album 'Unmade Beds' is a 12 song affair. The songs were composed in Andrea's bedroom where he keeps his Fender Rhodes.
The album has been artistically produced by italian songwriter/producer Paolo Benvegnu' and Andrea Franchi for Swiss company Wildside Media and Italian Greenfog Records.
European music, New wave, 80's technopop, cabaret, musicals and torch songs artists are the main influences.

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds is the solo moniker of former Oasis guitarist and lead song writer Noel Gallagher. The band originates from Manchester, England, and includes former Oasis session pianist Mike Rowe, drummer Jeremy Stacey of The Lemon Trees and percussionist Lenny Castro. The band also varies guests on their debut album such as the Crouch End Festival Chorus and The Wired Strings.

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