We Are Scientists

Formed 2000.
We Are Scientists


We Are Scientists is a New York-based indie rock band that formed in Berkeley, California, USA in 2000. It consists of guitarist and vocalist Keith Murray, bass guitarist Chris Cain and since 2009 drummer and keyboardist Andy Burrows, who replaced Michael Tapper, that left the band in 2007.

The band's breakthrough success came with their second album With Love and Squalor which sold 100,000 copies in the first 6 months. Their second success was with Brain Thrust Mastery which charted at 11 in the UK album chart, with two top 40 singles "After Hours" and "Chick Lit". Their fourth album, Barbara, was released in the UK on June 14, 2010. Their latest album TV en Français was released on March 3, 2014. They have also starred in their own television short Steve Wants His Money.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Barbara

    Barbara 2010

    Reviewed by Lou Thomas
    WAS’s best album yet sees Razorlight’s ex-drummer join the fold.
  2. Review of Brain Thrust Mastery

    Brain Thrust Mastery 2008

    Reviewed by Dennis O'Dell
    One senses that the duo need to learn to love themselves again.
  3. Review of Love And Squalor

    Love And Squalor 2005

    Reviewed by Jack Smith
    This album is tirelessly energetic and full of potential chart hits.
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