Way more than You Am We, Australia’s Even is really a music group unashamedly influenced and emulating the basic pop/rock from the ’60s and ’70s. Even’s innovator, vocalist and guitarist Ashley Naylor lives for playing and creating music & most of that time period will be discovered playing with several act at the same time, leading his personal group and playing sideman for others. At 17, Naylor fronted the Swarm but quickly quit that group’s indie leanings (R.E.M., Smiths) for the traditional pop that inspires him. Actually was shaped in March 1994 with fellow ex-Swarm Matthew Cotter, and it had been finished by bass participant Wally Kempton, moonlighting from his responsibilities with Melbourne-based power pop exponents the Meanies. A yr later on, Naylor was also controlling his responsibilities between two rings, leading Also and playing electric guitar in Fragment, an organization fronted by Naylor’s songwriting friend Danny Vertessy. Fragment documented two albums as Rail, within the Teenage Fanclub mould. For the time being, Even had obtained a record agreement of its, starting in-may 1995 using the Compact disc EP, In Stereo system, accompanied by the Ten to Forty-Six EP as well as the debut record Less Is Even more. By 1998 both Ashley Naylor and Wally Kempton acquired made Also their main concentrate for the documenting of the next recording, Come Once again. In 1999 Naylor developed another sideline known as the Grapes, co-starring feminine singer Sherry Wealthy, casting its musical online within the Gram Parsons/Emmylou Harris nation direction without dropping sight from the pop this is the hallmark of Ashley Naylor’s function.