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Birmingham, England (2003 – present)

Editors are a British / band from Birmingham, England, formed by Tom Smith (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Russell Leetch (bass) Ed Lay (drums) and Chris Urbanowicz (guitar) who met while studying at Staffordshire University, in Stafford, England, United Kingdom during 2003. After Chris’ departure in 2012 , Justin Lockey and Elliott Williams joined the band for their live gigs and participated in the recording of the fourth album.

The band were originally known as (The) Pride, before they changed their line-up and became known as Snowfield, becoming a popular unsigned band. They remained with this name until they signed with Kitchenware Records in September 2004.

The band’s debut single Bullets was released as a limited edition of 500 on Kitchenware Records on January 24, 2005; it quickly gained support from radio stations such as Xfm and BBC 6 Music - where it was the single of the week.

Their debut album, The Back Room, was released on 25 July 2005, to critical acclaim. The band toured out most of 2005, including two jaunts with We Are Scientists. However, after a pivotal support slot on Franz Ferdinand’s Arena tour at the end of 2005, it was the re-release of single Munich in January 2006 that propelled them into the top 10 of the UK single’s chart. The following May, Editors played three sell-out shows at London’s Brixton Academy, and countless gigs worldwide. The album has now sold over 500,000 units.


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  • frohn_jusciante

    очень много проходного материала. но и очень крутые треки имеются. самый лучший - the boxer.

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  • JoseDRengifo

    Every record they've released is worse than the previous one. I guess they'll never top TBR.

    Yesterday 10:19pm Reply
  • Nekro__b

    моднявый пост-пунк-риваел,но не самый плохой,надо сказать

    10 Jul 12:30pm Reply
  • Hellboyukr

    @All Sparks@ классная

    9 Jul 12:10am Reply
  • -kimber-

    Vlad_Butterfly ,привидится же такое)))))

    3 Jul 12:24pm Reply
  • Randall-Flagg

    I liked them much already but after a live experience i appreciate them more than ever.They have an extra fan since then i guess.

    2 Jul 8:49pm Reply
  • Vlad_Butterfly

    По превью сначала подумал, что на переднем плане стоит Николаев.

    26 Jun 11:49am Reply
  • Susi_Bellamy

    Where is Chris?

    6 Jun 2:55am Reply
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  • deletemepls

    dinnerdate remix of honesty is godlike

    23 May 8:32pm Reply
  • Guuy


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  • luciforms_

    Interpol e Editors são a mesma coisa, a mesma coisa. Ás vezes, parecem a mesma banda!

    5 May 6:51pm Reply
  • eleonorah

    i fell in love with them after i heard them live last year. they were fantastic.

    23 Apr 8:20pm Reply
  • disorder14

    ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

    22 Apr 7:12pm Reply
  • Dhmnzd

    Every band is overrated and underrated by some means, statements like these are not actual anyhow vvvv

    21 Apr 7:54am Reply
  • drozd-Jr

    this band is so overrated

    18 Apr 8:54am Reply
  • riotDollGrrrl

    this band is so underrated!!!!!!!!! [2]

    17 Apr 6:28pm Reply
  • blacklacensteph

    this band is so underrated!!!!!!!!!

    16 Apr 12:23pm Reply
  • Joetheking

    their last two albums are awesome gym albums. lol.

    4 Apr 4:43am Reply
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