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Babybird

Babybird was a British indie band, formed in 1995. The band was fronted by Stephen Jones, who has also released records as a solo artist, using his own name and the name Baby Bird. Jones had begun writing songs and recording home demos as part of an experimental theatre group in Sheffield. A collection of these demos (I Was Born a Man) was released in the summer of 1995, under the name Baby Bird.

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Marion

There are 2 artists with the name Marion:
1. A band from Macclesfield, Cheshire.
2. A singer from Finland, Marion Rung who releases her albums with the name Marion. She has been representant of Finland in Eurovision Song Contest two times. 1. Marion (the band):
Marion are a rock band, originally formed in 1993, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. They became synonymous with the britpop music scene, appearing on the Britpop Now BBC television special.

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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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grounds

Grounds are a four-piece alternative rock band from Greater Manchester, UK. Coming together in 2008, the band take influences from some of Manchester's greatest acts; The Charlatans, Oasis, The Stone Roses, James, Elbow, as well as other pioneers such as the Doors. In January 2011 they auditioned for the Live & Unsigned competition, making it through to the regional finals in Manchester, where they will perform in a bid to become successful on Sunday 27th March.

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thetracks

the tracks formed in Glasgow between the singer / songwriter partnership of Billy Agnew (Lead vocals & rhythm guitar) & Mick McArthur (Lead guitar & vocals) having met at Uni. Armed with their guitars & 3 times daily rations of porridge (had to fund uni somehow) they spent many an evening touring the pubs and clubs of Glasgow with their original mix of uptempo and mellow songs filled with clever & beautiful lyrics and charged emotional vocals.
Websites:http://www.myspace.com/tracksweb
Live acoustic set & a wee interview:http://www.canstream.co.uk/celticmusic/index.php?id=96

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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.

Read more about David Brent on Last.fm.

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