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Stars
Formed: 2001 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Group Members: Amy Milan, Evan Cranley, Torquil Campbell, Chris Seligman, Amy Millan, Catherine McCandless, Stephen Ramsay
Biography: Sharing a fondness for sophisticated soul and pop artists like the Smiths, New Order, and Marvin Gaye, vocalist Torquil Campbell and keyboardist Chris Seligman formed Stars in Toronto. Along with friends Evan Cranley (also of Big Rude Jake) and Amy Millan (who contributed to the soundtrack for the film ...Read full biography
Heart
Released: 2003
Label: Paper Bag Records
Critics' Rating:
Though very Momus (whom Stars count as a fan) circa Voyager, Heart is much more twee pop despite similar keyboards and electronics. Stars work with bittersweet grooves, sleepy singing, and analog gurgles ...Read full review
Set Yourself on Fire
Released: 2005
Label: V2
Critics' Rating:
The artwork for Stars' Set Yourself on Fire is eye-catching and dramatic, like a protest painting or Keith Haring subway drawing. And that's before you find the inside shot of a woman in a ski mask and ...Read full review