The band is a 4-piece in the great tradition of British pop trios. Like The Police, The Jam, The Who (OK there was four of them), Nirvana (OK they were American) and Alberto y Lost Trios Paranoias. What do you mean you’ve never heard of them? Anyway they weren’t a trio – and they were rubbish. But you can find out more about them here.

Also on the list we have been known to vaguely resemble (on a good day)…The Kinks, Dr Feelgood, Dave Edmund’s Rockpile, Madness, Ian Dury, Squeeze, Joe Jackson, Elvis Costello, The Zutons, Kaiser Chiefs, Franz Ferdinand. And of course, The Birmingham Philharmonic.

Wikipedia: “Band (Rock and pop)”

“A rock band or pop band is a small musical ensemble which performs rock music, pop music or a related genre. The four-piece band is the most common configuration in rock and pop music ..(..)…Very rarely do you ever see a band containing one person.” Read more here.

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