are a London
based indie pop
band, founded in 1995. Their founding members were Shirley Lee (lead vocals, guitar), Simon Calnan (vocals, keyboards), Martin Talbot (bass) and Ronan Larvor (drums). Talbot left soon afterward, to be replaced by James Parsons. Dickon Edwards
later ended up joining as second guitarist, though leaving in 2000 to form Fosca
. Parsons then took over second guitar duties, with Andy Lewis joining on bass.