Big Face were a 5 man electro/indie/pop concoction from Glasgow, Scotland. The band was initially formed by Marvin in August 2005 as a Techno/Electronic project. He was soon joined by bassist Chet, who, after Marvin, was the second most long-standing band member. After several line up changes, the band finally consisted of Marvin, Chet, Crag, Mr Wiggy, and D.Miller. It was announced on the band's myspace that Big Face would play their last ever gig on 3rd August 2008 at the Scottish 'Live at Loch Lomond' festival.
Their debut single "I Wanna Be A Style Crusader" was released on Kitsuné Music on 26/11/07. It features remixes by David E. Sugar and DatA.
The "I Wanna Be A Style Crusader" music video, by Louis Chang, took 9 days to film and features stop motion animation using 700 boxes with images of the band members and their instruments printed on them. The video has appeared on MTV2's DIY Disco, alongside artists such as Foals, Chromeo, Fatboy Slim and Bloc Party.
The band's track "My Eyeball" is sandwiched between Feist and Daft Punk on the Kitsuné BoomBox Compilation mixed by Jerry Bouthier, which was released on 22/10/07.
The band also appear on the Kitsuné Maison 5 Compilation (Golden Edition). DatA's remix of "I Wanna Be A Style Crusader" is the chosen track for this Parisian release.
Furthermore, the band's tracks have been regularly played on Pete Tong, Rob Da Bank and Vic Galloway's BBC Radio 1 shows in addition to many other smaller radio shows.
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