1. Travis is a Scottish indie/britpop band founded in Glasgow in 1990, composed of Fran Healy (vocals, guitar), Dougie Payne (bass, vocals), Andy Dunlop (guitar, piano) and Neil Primrose (drums). They have had a number of very successful albums to date: Good Feeling (1997), The Man Who (1999), The Invisible Band (2001), 12 Memories (2003), The Boy With No Name (2007), as well as a compilation album titled Singles (2004). Their most recent album is Ode To J. Smith, released on 29 September, 2008.
There are three artists named Vera
1. An American rock band
2. An Australian melodic hardcore band
3. A Turkish rock band
4. A German electronic music (house&techno) DJ/producer
Always Awake are a Manchester-based five piece who describe their sound as 'Inventive, emotive and anthemic - a perfect blend of smooth sophistication and Mancunian grit.' Influences include Coldplay, U2, OneRepublic, Kings of Leon, Snow Patrol and Athlete.
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There are two bands called Argonaut. 1) Female-fronted alternative grunge band from the UK. Released their self-titled debut album Argonaut in November 2012 on Criminal Records, with track listing as follows: 1. Monet (4.02)
2. Touch Electric (2.51)
3. More Life (3.24)
4. 2. Lights (3.13)
5. They Can Buy You (3.05)
6. The Detail (3.15)
7. Vintage Dress (3.53)
8. Spectres (5.19)
9. Chemistry (3.18)
10. Sleep Tight (3.45)
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
Light Parades are a four piece outfit, primarily based in Kingston Upon Thames, West London, UK. Made up of Daniel Hopkinson, Stephen Hopkinson, Jakub Tucholski and Oliver Pearce. Formed in mid-2011, the ambitious quartet headed into Rockfield Studio in Wales only four weeks after forming, to start recording their debut album, due for release later this year. Their debut ep 'Sparkle' was released on 15th February 2012.
Musician and comedian Mitch Benn, who was voted best new comic at the 1995 Glastonbury festival, frequently performs comic and satirical songs with his band The Distractions: Kirsty Newton and Tash Baylis. (See also Mitch Benn: http://www.last.fm/music/Mitch+Benn)
Captain are an English band from London, UK, who formed in early 2005. They perform a range of alternative pop songs, getting their musical influences from groups such as the Smashing Pumpkins, The Beach Boys, My Bloody Valentine and The Cure. The band was signed to EMI achieving minor chart success in 2006 with their singles Broke and Glorious, which reached numbers 34 and 30, respectively on the UK Top 40. Their début album, This Is "Hazelville," reached number 23 on the UK Albums Chart.
Chris is a self taught musician. He learned to play guitar and piano with one purpose in mind. His total passion is writing songs, followed closely by a love of playing live. Based in London he has been the main singer and song writer of two British bands. Chris’s music has a literate quality within its sub text and has recently been compared to auteur’s such as Harry Nilsson and Jim Webb.