Produced in Atlanta, Georgia, USA in 2000, this alt rock-band includes Conal Byrne (vocals, keyboards, guitar), Chris Insley (guitar), Bert Genovese (bass), and Andrew Freni (drums/percussion). Rather than building up their repertoire by playing before live viewers straightaway, Adom had taken the opposite path by practising incessantly within their rehearsal area for half a year. After sending out demos, the quartet received curiosity from major brands such as for example Sony and DreamWorks, but eventually, decided to indication in the united kingdom using the Manchester-based indie label Surprise (an extraordinary six-album documenting agreement), and made a decision to relocate to Britain because of this. The quartet spent nearly all 2002 within a Welsh documenting studio focusing on their debut record, with previous Japan keyboard participant Richard Barbieri making. Adom undertook their most comprehensive UK tour in early 2003, coinciding using the discharge of their debut, ‘Down’. The one immediately gained some essential radio period and substantial mass media insurance, with critics evaluating the music group’s music to alt rock and roll titans like the Smashing Pumpkins and Radiohead. Idiot Savant was finally released in-may from the same yr, earning strong evaluations from the united kingdom press. The recording was backed by another UK tour (50 times throughout May and June), while another solitary, ‘Mary’, was raised from the recording in the fall months.