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Keane

Formed: 1997 in East Battle, Sussex, England
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Group Members: Tom Chaplin, Dominic Scott, Tim Rice-Oxley, Jesse Quin
Biography: Keane's piano-driven pop/rock is created by vocalist Tom Chaplin, drummer Richard Hughes, and pianist Tim Rice-Oxley, three childhood friends from the small town of Battle in East Sussex, England. Formed in 1997, the group started out as a college-aged cover band. Guitarist Dominic Scott was also part ...Read full biography
Strangeland
Released: 2012
Label: Interscope
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Keane's fourth outing trades in the officious electro-pop flourishes that peppered 2008's Perfect Symmetry for a more familiar approach. Closer in tone to 2006's Under the Iron Sea, some may find Strangeland's ...Read full review
Under The Iron Sea
Released: 2006
Label: INTERSCOPE
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In the two years that followed the release of their debut album, Keane established themselves as a promising part of the mainstream rock canon. Hit singles like "Somewhere Only We Know," "Bedshaped," and ...Read full review
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