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The band members included Gary Stringer on vocals, Kenwyn House on guitar, Jack Bessant on bass and Dominic Greensmith on drums. Their second album, Glow, is ranked at number 26 in Kerrang!'s "100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die" list.

Although most members of Reef have West Country connections, it wasn't until the four members met in London that the band was formed.

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The Last Shadow Puppets

The Last Shadow Puppets is a band that consists of Alex Turner of Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane of The Rascals. They released their debut album, The Age of the Understatement, on the 21st April 2008 in the U.K., and 6th May in the U.S. The album also features James Ford (producer and half of the duo Simian Mobile Disco) and string arrangements from Owen Pallett a.k.a Final Fantasy. The album went straight to number one in the U.K. Albums Chart.

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Good Shoes

Good Shoes are an indie rock band which formed in Morden, London, England in 2004 They consist of Rhys Jones (vocals, guitar), Steve Leach (guitar), Bob Matthews (bass) and Tom Jones (drums). Founding bassist Joel Cox left in 2008. They play danceable, shed rehearsed guitar music. They like to dance, drink, draw, poo, pretend to be on a mobile phone whilst they are not and write songs. Their debut album "Think Before You Speak" was released on Monday the 26th of March 2007.

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The Afterglow

THE AFTERGLOW ARE: Dave Timson: voice, bass, acou guitar, songwriter
Mik Lennard: loud guitar, piano, arrangements, b.vocals, songwriter
Alex Cherry: drum, songwriter They formed in 1998 and hail from Turin, Italy. They write powerful rock anthems as well as acoutic ballads of touching intensity. *The Afterglow is also the name of an all-male a cappella group from The University of California Davis.

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There are different bands under the same name:
1. A British alternative rock group active in the 1990's and best known for their single "Female Of The Species".
2. A French synthpop group active in the 1970's and the 1980's
3. An alias of Jimmy Cauty of The KLF
4. The project of an Australian guitarist active in the 2000's
5. A rapper signed to Black Eye Records 1)Space were a britpop band from Liverpool, who released a few prominent records (including top 20 hit single "Female of the Species" and the songs "Ballad of Tom Jones" and "Avenging Angels") and then fell back into obscurity...

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Blackbud are an alternative rock band from Bradford-on-Avon (near Bath), England. The group consist of Joe Taylor on guitars and vocals, Adam Newton on bass, and Sam Nadel on drums. Their debut album, entitled "From The Sky", was released on 31st July 2006, with their latest self titled album due out on the 8th June 2009.

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Fran Healy

Francis "Fran" Healy is a British rock musician. He is currently the lead singer and main songwriter of the Scottish band Travis, having written nearly all of the songs on their five studio albums. Healy is currently working on his debut solo album, tentatively titled "Wreckorder" which will feature Paul McCartney on it.

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David Brent

An accomplished guitarist and singer songwriter from Slough. David Brent originally found success with the band Foregone Conclusion, with whom he toured with a little known Scottish act called Texas. After this brush with fame Brent took a break to manage a paper merchants in his hometown. After appearing in the popular BBC2 documentary "The Office" Brent returned to the music industry starting his own record label "Juxtaposition Records" and releasing a cover of "If You Don't Know Me By Now" however chart success never came Brent's way so he started a career in sales.

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Primal Scream

There are two bands called Primal Scream: 1) An experimental rock group from Scotland formed in 1982, headed by former The Jesus & Mary Chain drummer (and bassist for The Wake before that) Bobby Gillespie. Other members include guitarists Andrew Innes and Robert 'Throb' Young, former Felt keyboardist Martin Duffy, former The Stone Roses bassist Gary 'Mani' Mounfield, and touring guitarist and producer Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine.

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