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Turin Brakes

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Underdog (Save Me) Turin Brakes 03:34
Pain Killer (Summer Rain) Turin Brakes 03:56
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Feeling Oblivion Turin Brakes 03:41
Save You Turin Brakes 03:32
Self Help Turin Brakes 04:23
Mind Over Money Turin Brakes 04:51
The Door Turin Brakes 03:50
Long Distance Turin Brakes 04:27
The Road Turin Brakes 05:31

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Friends from primary school in South London, Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian decided to form a band together in the late 1990s, developing a melodic style that found them compared to the likes of Travis and Coldplay. Knights was at film school when he started collaborating with Paridjanian on musical ideas which eventually resulted in their debut release, the EP The Door in 1999. They followed it with another EP, The State Of Things, before spreading their wings to encompass a full band line-up, winning over audiences at various festivals and tours with the likes of Doves, Lowgold and Kathryn Williams. Their debut album The Optimist in 2001 was greeted with great acclaim for its subtle lyrics and its slightly surreal fragile fusion of folk and pop, that was occasionally referred to as "quiet-core". Nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, it propelled them into the mainstream and set up their less acoustic second album Ether Song; which broke into the UK album charts at Number 4 and produced the hit singles Long Distance and Pain Killer. Their third album Jackinabox (2005) was also successful and they followed it with Live At The Palladium (2005), Dark On Fire (2007) and Outbursts (2010).