Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": indie rock indie lo-fi singer-songwriter indie pop ohio Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Initially regarded as new entrants in the UK’s indie guitar band movement of the mid-90s, Oxford’s Supergrass suddenly found themselves thrust into the rock mainstream. The band was formed by Danny Goffey (Daniel Robert Goffey, 7 February 1974, London, England; drums), Gaz Coombes (b. Gareth Michael Coombes, 8 March 1976, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; vocals/guitar) and Mickey Quinn (b. Michael Milton Quinn, 17 December 1969, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; bass). Previously Goffey and Coombes had been part of Ride -influenced upstarts the Jennifers, who recorded one single (1992’s ‘Just Got Back Today’) for Suede’s label, Nude Records. With the addition of Quinn, rehearsals took place in early 1994, inspired by Pixies, Sonic Youth and Buzzcocks. They eventually worked their way up to a ramshackle half-hour live set that made up in enthusiasm what it lacked in musical accomplishment. Their debut single, ‘Caught By The Fuzz’,...

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