- The Nightingales
- Indie/ Punk
Indie and post-punk outfit formed in 1979 and re-formed in 2004.
Key members include: Robert Lloyd - vocals, Alan Apperley - guitars and vocals, Daren Garrett - drums, Christine Edwards - guitars and vocals, Andreas Schmid - bass and vocals, Katherine Young - bassoon and Emily Manzo - keyboards.
The band was initially formed in Birmingham from members of punk band The Prefects (featuring Joe Crow).
They have been described as a 'typical John Peel band' and featured in a few of the broadcaster's annual 'Festive 50s'.
Album releases include "Pigs on Purpose" and the singles "Paraffin Brain", "Crafty Fag" and "It's a Cracker".