London, England-based indie pop music group formed in 2000 by Damian Katkhuda (vocals), Dom Hazlehurst (acoustic guitar), Tom Worsley (bass/keyboards), and Ben Kempton (drums). Katkhuda and Hazlehurst got played together within an previously incarnation from the band, nonetheless it had not been until they fulfilled up once again in London that their musical eyesight began to consider shape. Acquiring their name from a personality within an Arlo Guthrie music, the quartet documented a three-track demonstration and within a couple of months got signed a documenting contract with Cooking food Vinyl Records, even though they had just made a small number of live looks. They installed with maker Charlie Francis and released the mini-album, The Magic Property Of Radio, in July 2002. Suffused with both an extremely British pastoral melancholy and a majestic widescreen drift similar to American nation music, the recording became among the yr’s most unassuming treasures.