|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
UK indie rock band formed in 2004 by singer-songwriter Fyfe Dangerfield (Fyfe Hutchins, 7 July 1981, Birmingham, West Midlands, England). The teenage Dangerfield had attracted press interest in the late 90s with the Birmingham-based band Senseless Prayer, but the unit only managed a solitary EP before splitting up. He subsequently worked with the Accident before relocating to London and putting together the Guillemots with Aristazabal Hawkes (b. Sointula, Malcolm Island, British Columbia, Canada; bass), Greig Stewart (percussion) and MC Lord Magrão (guitar). The quartet signed with the Fantastic Plastic label and toured with Rufus Wainwright while working on their debut album. The four-track EP I Saw Such Things In My Sleep and the mini-album From The Cliffs were released at the end of 2005 and the start of 2006 respectively, and served as ideal introductions to Dangerfields experimental muse. The ensuing Through The Windowpane proved to be one of...