Sharkboy - the brainchild of singer-songwriter Avy who formed the band in 1992 in collaboration with 5 Brighton boys. The musically ambitious 6 piece secured a deal to release 'Matinee' in 1994 on Nude Records, during the period the label was riding high on the rollercoaster that was Suede's early success. Reviewers likened Avy's voice to Nico and the band itself to Mazzy Star, The Triffids and Tindersticks.
The band's signing was thanks to the presiding influence of Brett Anderson, but… read more
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