Formed 2000.


Starsailor are an English post-Britpop band, formed in 2000. Since its formation the band has included guitarist and vocalist James Walsh, drummer Ben Byrne, bassist James Stelfox and keyboardist Barry Westhead.

The band have released four studio albums: Love Is Here (2001), Silence Is Easy (2003), On the Outside (2005) and All the Plans (2009), and have scored ten Top 40 hit singles in the UK. After the release of their most recent album, All the Plans, the band had entered into extended hiatus until 2014, during which they have been involved in individual projects.

Starsailor announced their reunion on May 23, 2014 and began performing world wide.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of All The Plans

    All The Plans 2009

    Reviewed by Sophie Bruce
    Full of deep lyrics and intricate melodies, surges and ebbs, highs and lows.
  2. Review of On The Outside

    On The Outside 2005

    Reviewed by Jack Smith
    Starsailor assert their rock credentials with moody third album 'On The Outside'.
  3. Review of Silence Is Easy

    Silence Is Easy 2003

    Reviewed by Louise Keeble
    Silence Is Easy is's much livelier and more upbeat than its predecessor.
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