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Southampton, England (2001 – present)

Delays are an English indie band formed in Southampton, England in 2001, consisting of brothers Greg Gilbert and Aaron Gilbert, plus Colin Fox and Rowly.

Delays have long been British rock’s best kept secret. A heady concoction of angelic harmonies, beat-group hauteur and groove-based hedonism, they belong to British pop’s most regal bloodline: (early) Floyd, The Smiths, The Stone Roses. Hitch a lift with them to North America, however, and you’ll see their euphoric ballroom blitz send fans into a frenzy. Head south of the border and it’s a full on teenage rampage.

Having signed to Rough Trade in 2004, they released their debut album Faded Seaside Glamour the same year. A riot of page-boy haircuts, nifty riffs and celestial harmonies, it boasted top Twenty hits ‘Long Time Coming’ and ‘Nearer Than Heaven’ and prompted the Guardian to describe them as “First band in a decade to lay serious claim to the Stone Roses Throne”- Follow up You See Colours (2006) saw their psych-pop blueprint delivered with added BPM. A brooding mix of “Voulez Vous’ and ‘The La’s’, it spawned alpha-pop hits ‘Valentine’ “Best comeback single of 2006”-NME and ‘Hideaway’. 2008 saw the release of the third album ’ Everything’s The Rush’ - Epic, skyscraping - Indie-pop has never been so glorious and sweeping “-The Mirror…

Delays returned in 2010 with their eagerly-anticipated 4th album ‘Star Tiger Star Ariel’

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  • garynotrashcoug

    My favorite re-discovery of 2014. I used to jam Faded Seaside Glamour all the time back in.....OMG has it really been ten years?!? It's just as brilliant now as it was then.

    10 Feb 8:41am Reply
  • mothcub

    But especially that main.

    20 Dec 2013 Reply
  • mothcub

    All their pictures here are awful!

    20 Dec 2013 Reply
  • yourwanderlust

    "Wanderlust" will forever be one of my top fav tracks of ALL time, such a beautiful song from a beautiful album <3

    1 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Summer7zz

    love them so much! listening to their songs right now and looking forward to their new album coming out!! I really don't understand why the score and comments of Star Tiger Star Ariel are so bad?!! IT IS A FABULOUS ALBUM!!

    15 Jun 2013 Reply
  • JethroRawson

    I'm surprised 'Waste of Space' isn't on their top tracks. 'You and Me' is a great song too!

    23 Mar 2013 Reply
  • paintitredg

    Any Veronica Mars fans here? They're trying to raised funds for a Veronica Mars movie! Check their campaign here! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/559914737/the-veronica-mars-movie-project

    13 Mar 2013 Reply
  • starlight1111

    Girl's on Fire!! it's awesome

    25 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Poisoned_Apathy

    They've been in the studio these past months. It's great they're not giving up. I can't wait to listen to their new stuff.

    18 Dec 2012 Reply
  • groped

    Satellites Lost <3

    17 Jul 2012 Reply
  • brownieboy

    I haven't listened to any of their material since "Faded Seaside Glamour". I did buy the singles originally like "hey girl" and always loved that track, reminds me of my summer in 2003. The whole album is fantastic.

    14 Jul 2012 Reply
  • ativke

    when you love Delays, you know the pains of loving an underappreciated band, truly.

    10 Jul 2012 Reply
  • furay

    Listening to them a lot lately, nice sound.

    10 Apr 2012 Reply
  • 3runoBL

    Awesome

    16 Jan 2012 Reply
  • spacematador

    http://www.last.fm/group/Spaceboyz+clique join if you have the word 'space' in your name, spacebros unite

    23 Sep 2011 Reply
  • v1ct0rth3cl34n3

    GUYS, PLEASE! Your music is pretty damn good - and I'm sorry I'm not asking after YOU, but a possible associate of yours - a producer by the name of JUSTIN CALLAWAY. Is this the same guy who had an indie-band called "Mock" in the early 90's & released one ep called SKYRYDER? THIS IS URGENT. IF THIS IS THE CASE CAN YOU PLEASE ASK HIM TO GET IN TOUCH WITH DAVE : djrjawa@gmail.com. PLEASE RESPOND - I NEED TO GET IN TOUCH WITH HIM URGENTLY.

    14 Aug 2011 Reply
  • levergpress

    siguen en mi corazon sakenalgo nuevo!!;:)

    18 Jul 2011 Reply
  • conditionals

    Not really feeling the new album... though it's better than 'Everything's the Rush' (duh), I want to be moved the way I was by 'You See Colours'.

    8 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Marichelita

    Hay Bandas que lo tienen todo.....ésta es una!

    24 Apr 2011 Reply
  • paradzi

    unsung

    29 Jan 2011 Reply
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