Turin Brakes

Formed 1999.
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Turin Brakes chat with Janice

Turin Brakes join Janice in the Radio 2 studio to talk about recent changes.

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Biography

Turin Brakes is a modern English duo, comprising Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian, hailing from Balham, London. They had a UK top 5 hit with their song "Painkiller (Summer Rain)" and are joined on stage by their live band, consisting of Rob Allum and Eddy Myer. Since starting out in 1999, the band have sold around 1 million records internationally. They are currently signed to Cooking Vinyl.

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