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Hope of the States

Hope of the States
Formed: Dec, 2000 in Chichester, England
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Disbanded: Aug, 2006
Group Members: James Lawrence, Mike Siddell, Anthony Theaker, Simon Jones, Paul Wilson, Sam Herlihy
Biography: Longtime mates Sam Herlihy (vocals/guitar), Anthony Theaker (guitar), and James Lawrence (guitar) grew up in the market town of Chichester in West Sussex, England, in the late '80s and early '90s. To keep themselves entertained, the three of them obsessed over the latest Brit pop phenomena. Paul Wilson ...Read full biography
The Lost Riots
Released: 2004
Label: EPIC
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Hope of the States lost one of their best friends during the recording of The Lost Riots. They could have given it all up to mourn the loss of founding guitarist James Lawrence, but their dedication to ...Read full review
Released: 2006
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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The second album from Hope of the States, Left is the follow-up to the band's 2004 debut, The Lost Riots. Even while keeping their distinctive sound, a new direction brings a more accessible, song-based ...Read full review
More Hope Of The States albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (11)