The Young Knives

Formed 1998
The Young Knives
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1998
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The Young Knives

The Young Knives Biography (Wikipedia)

Young Knives are an English indie rock band from Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire. The name is based on a misunderstanding of "young knaves", which was found by the band when rummaging through a book.

The band was originally named "Simple Pastoral Existence" but this name only lasted until they split for a few years from 1997 to 1999, at which time they renamed themselves "Ponyclub." The name "Ponyclub" was changed when they got their first record deal because there was already an artist in existence named "Pony Club." This is when the name "The Young Knives" was coined. They later dropped the definite article prefix prior to the release of their second full-length album, Superabundance.

They broke into the music industry in 2002 with the critical success of their debut mini-album The Young Knives... Are Dead, but began to garner national coverage upon the release of their single "The Decision" in late 2005. They played their biggest live gig in June 2006 and completed a UK tour in support of their first proper album Voices of Animals and Men, which reached No. 21 in the UK Album Charts. In July 2007 they were nominated for the Nationwide Mercury Prize. Their second album Superabundance entered the charts in March 2008 at number 28, with a third album Ornaments From The Silver Arcade ready for April 2011.

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Terra Firma
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Terra Firma
Ollie Askew & The Young Knives
White Sands (6 Music Session, 18 March 2014)
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White Sands (6 Music Session, 18 March 2014)
Ollie Askew & The Young Knives
Something Awful (6 Music Session,18 March 2014)
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Something Awful (6 Music Session,18 March 2014)
Ollie Askew & The Young Knives
Owls of Athens (6 Music Session, 18 March 2014)
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Owls of Athens (6 Music Session, 18 March 2014)
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She's Attracted to You
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She's Attracted to You
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Love My Name
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Love My Name
Ollie Askew & The Young Knives
I Only Want Your Love (6 Music Session, 18 March 2014)
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I Only Want Your Love (6 Music Session, 18 March 2014)
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The Decision
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The Decision
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Up All Night
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Up All Night
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Something Sweet (BBC Session 010615)
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Something Sweet (BBC Session 010615)
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Something Awful
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Something Awful
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Something Sweet
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Something Sweet
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White Sands
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White Sands
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Something Cheap
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Something Cheap
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Guess The Baby's Weight - Summer Sundae 2006
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Guess The Baby's Weight - Summer Sundae  2006
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Elaine - Summer Sundae 2006
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Elaine - Summer Sundae  2006
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Decision - Summer Sundae 2006
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Decision - Summer Sundae  2006
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Darling Darling - Summer Sundae 2006
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Darling Darling - Summer Sundae  2006
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Here Comes The Rumour Mill - Summer Sundae 2006
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Here Comes The Rumour Mill - Summer Sundae  2006
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Loughbrough Suicide - Summer Sundae 2006
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Loughbrough Suicide - Summer Sundae  2006
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Current Of the River - Summer Sundae 2006
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Current Of the River - Summer Sundae  2006
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Coastguard - Summer Sundae 2006
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Coastguard - Summer Sundae  2006
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Low Carol
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Low Carol
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We Could Be Blood
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We Could Be Blood
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