Maxïmo Park are a British alternative rock band, formed in 2000. They are signed to Warp Records. The band consists of Paul Smith (vocals), Duncan Lloyd (guitar), Archis Tiku (bass), Lukas Wooller (keyboard) and Tom English (drums). The band have released four studio albums: their 2005 debut album A Certain Trigger, which was nominated for the Mercury Prize; the 2007 follow-up Our Earthly Pleasures; their third album, named Quicken the Heart, was released in May 2009; and their fourth album, The National Health, was released in June 2012. The first two albums went gold in the UK.
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Wed 13 May 2009 13:06
Rock band Maximo Park will officially open this year's Glastonbury festival in June.
Wed 22 Apr 2009 08:56
Singer Paul Smith hopes Boro and Newcastle avoid drop
Tue 17 Mar 2009 10:10
Maximo Park on getting over that difficult second album
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- Wed 11 Jul 2012 12:00
Once again on Now Playing we are putting control of the show into the hands of some...Producer Will
- Wed 16 May 2012 16:23
This Sunday from 6pm on Now Playing we’re inviting you to pick the music through the...Producer Will
- Fri 1 May 2009 08:59
I really like Maximo Park. 'Apply Some Pressure' suited my frazzled state at the time...Fraser McAlpine
The National Health 2012
Reviewed by Camilla Pia
Newcastle quintet goes Maxïmo Extremo for their fourth offering.
Quicken The Heart 2009
Reviewed by Jaime Gill
Are the band falling prey to the law of diminishing returns?
Reviewed by Melanie Jane Spence
...Helps cement Maximo Park’s reputation for producing rough-edged, power-driven pop...