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Psychedelic pop experimentalists (with much focus on the mental) Simian arrived to full fruition following James Ford, Alex MacNaughton, and James Shaw bumped into Simon Lord; following the trio noticed Lord’s compositions and vice versa, the four opted to interact beneath the name of Simian. Informed by and resembling experimental performers from the ’60s like Metallic Apples and america of America as much as those of the existing instances, from Luke Vibert towards the Beta Music group, Simian debuted within the U.K.’s Resource label in 2000 using the View It Shine EP. Another EP, The Wisp, premiered a full yr later, adopted four months later on by their acclaimed debut LP, Chemistry IS EXACTLY WHAT WE HAVE BEEN. Astralwerks found the head-scratcher of an archive for release within the U.S. In past due 2002, the group released WE HAVE BEEN FRIENDS AND FAMILY, and early the next yr they embarked on the 1st U.S. tour. Sadly, a third had not been forthcoming, although Ford and Shaw later on regrouped because the production work Simian Portable Disco and released Assault Decay Sustain Launch in 2007.

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