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Yummy Fur

Yummy FurGlaswegian collective, The Yummy Fur set the template for the art-rock explosion led by bands like Franz Ferdinand and Bloc Party in the mid-noughties. Although bands like Bis were more commercially successful, Yummy Fur enjoyed a hardcore fanbase of fey indie kids who were after something with more balls than Belle and Sebastian.
Formed in '92 and led by vocalist/ guitarist John McKeown, The Yummy Fur used guitar licks nicked straight from Peel favourites, The Fall mixed with vocoder and Moogy synths. The Fur were prolific songwriters - recording 60 songs in their first five years, but after a few lauded Peel Sessions, and mixed reviews, they imploded in 1999 after releasing four albums.

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