Wielding a moody indie appear heavily affected by Hamburger Schule rings like Tocotronic and Brit-pop functions like Pulp, Tomte created in Hamburg, Germany, in 1991 and, carrying out a few minor lineup shifts, were eventually made up of Thees Uhlmann, Dennis Becker, Oliver Koch, Timo Bodenstein, and Max Schroder. Tomte released their 1st EP, Blinkmuffel, in 1996. The band’s debut full-length, Du Weisst, Was Ich Meine, adopted two years later on, and another full-length, Eine Sonnige Nacht, strike shops in 2000. Together with fellow Hamburgers Kettcar, the music group created its label, Grand Resort van Cleef, immediately after that, and their 1st recording on Grand Resort, 2003’s Hinter All Diesen Fenstern, released the group in to the mainstream. The recording charted in the German Best 50 that 12 months and yielded two singles, “Schreit den Namen Meiner Mutter” and “Die Schonheit der Opportunity.” The group released another recording in 2006, Buchstaben Uber der Stadt (Characters Above the town).