|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||indie indie rock british alternative rock|
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This UK indie rock band was formed in 2002 by twin brothers Gary Jarman (20 October 1980, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England; bass/vocals) and Ryan Jarman (b. 20 October 1980, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England; guitar/vocals) and their younger sibling Ross Jarman (b. Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England; drums). The trio made their debut at the start of 2003 with the Jen Schande split single, a Squirrel Records release that featured the Cribs performing the tracks Baby Dont Sweat and You & I. The two songs later found their way onto the trios self-titled debut album, albeit in re-recorded versions. Released on the leading UK independent label Wichita Records, the album was unfortunately overlooked in a glut of similar product, despite boasting some great lo-fi indie rock songs.
The Jarman brothers career was boosted by their association with the popular Leeds-based band the Kaiser Chiefs, with whom...