The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Tags: indie indie rock british alternative rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 2000s
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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 Don’t Sweat’ and ‘You & I’. The two songs later found their way onto the trio’s 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...

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