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Travis - 83% match to Starsailor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of Travis’ chief claims to fame when they launched their career in 1997 was the fact that they were the first band to be signed to Independiente Records, the new label started by Andy McDonald following his departure from Go! Discs. Heavily influenced by classic rock acts such as Neil Young, the band was formed in Glasgow, Scotland from the ashes of local act Glass Oni Read more

Stereophonics - 53% match to Starsailor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Famed for being the first ever signings to Richard Branson’s new music label, V2 Records, this three-piece Welsh rock band created an enormous buzz around the UK’s A&R departments before finally electing to join V2 in August 1996. Indeed, Branson was reported to have taken a personal hand in their signing. Dovetailing 60s-inspired pop melodicism with new technolog Read more

Keane - 46% match to Starsailor

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Keane’s melodic and earnest brand of indie rock propelled them to the top of the UK charts in the summer of 2004, while their career trajectory mimicked the success of the similarly styled Coldplay. Originally from Battle, East Sussex, England, school friends Tom Chaplin (8 March 1979, England; vocals/guitar), Richard Hughes (b. 8 September 1975, England; drums) and Dom Read more

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Richard Ashcroft - 41% match to Starsailor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Richard Paul Ashcroft, 11 September 1971, Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire, England. The charismatic Ashcroft made his name with the Verve, a band who triumphed over commercial, artistic and personal struggles to release one of the most successful UK rock albums of recent times, 1997’s drone-pop classic Urban Hymns. The band finally imploded for good in April 1999, with Ashc Read more

Turin Brakes - 28% match to Starsailor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This UK indie pop duo, comprising guitarist/vocalist Ollie Knights and multi-instrumentalist Gale Paridjanian, grew up as friends in Balham, south London. Both were members of their local church choir, and in 1989 they sang in front of the Queen at the memorial service for the Marchioness riverboat tragedy. Ten years later they were making music together as Turin Brakes. The fo Read more

The Verve - 24% match to Starsailor

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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UK indie rock band Verve released their first record, ‘All In The Mind’, in March 1992, although they had already been in existence for several years, having made their live debut at Winstanley College, Wigan, in the Autumn of 1989 (three of the band members studied there). Verve comprised Peter Salisbury (24 September 1971, Bath, Somerset, England; drums), Richard Read more

Snow Patrol - 23% match to Starsailor

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Although part of the thriving Glasgow, Scotland music scene, Snow Patrol has its roots in Northern Ireland. Three original members, Gary Lightbody (15 June 1976, Bangor, Northern Ireland; vocals/guitar), Mark McClelland (b. 1971, Belfast, Northern Ireland; bass), and Jonny Quinn (b. Belfast, Northern Ireland; drums) were born and raised in Belfast. Lightbody and McClelland f Read more

Delays - 22% match to Starsailor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Southampton, Hampshire, England-based indie rock band can trace its roots back to a 1996 meeting in a local club between Greg Gilbert (vocals), Colin Fox (bass) and Rowly (drums). The trio discovered shared musical interests and launched themselves on the local music scene under the less than inspiring name of Corky. Their attempts to tag onto the hip Britpop scene were go Read more

Elbow - 20% match to Starsailor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Manchester, England-based quintet purveys atmospheric, epic rock music for the new millennium. Guy Garvey (6 March 1974, Bury, Lancashire, England; guitar/vocals), Mark Potter (guitar), Craig Potter (keyboards), Pete Turner (b. August 1974, England; bass), and Richard Jupp (drums) met at the start of the 90s at sixth form college in Bury. They formed the funk-fusion out Read more

Razorlight - 19% match to Starsailor

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This UK indie rock band gained some prominent column inches prior to the release of their 2004 debut album, with lead singer and guitarist Johnny Borrell (4 April 1980, London, England) declaring his songwriting genius to anyone who would listen. Borrell formed Razorlight in summer 2002 with two Swedish-born musicians, Björn Ågren (b. Sweden; guitar) and Carl Dale Read more

Ocean Colour Scene - 15% match to Starsailor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Birmingham, England-based band survived several lean years in the early 90s to triumph in the Britpop era with a string of hugely popular retro-rock hit singles. Formed from the ashes of several local bands, Simon Fowler (25 May 1965; vocals, ex-Fanatics), Steve Cradock (b. 22 August 1969; guitar, ex-the Boys), Damon Minchella (b. 1 June 1969; bass, ex-Fanatics) and Osc Read more

Ian Brown - 14% match to Starsailor

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Oasis - 11% match to Starsailor

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The Charlatans - 11% match to Starsailor

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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