are a British rock band
. The band consists of Joel Cadbury, Brett Shaw, and Jamie McDonald. Each member is a multi-instrumentalist and they share duties on guitars
. Cadbury is responsible for the lead vocals.
South was formed in London
and was originally conceived as an electronic
act. The band was mentored by ex-Stone Roses
frontman Ian Brown
. South later worked under the tutelage of UNKLE's James Lavelle
, who signed the band to his personal record label.
After a promo album, 'Overused' released in the US, South released their first official studio album entitled From Here On In. The popular song "Paint The Silence" was featured on The OC and The O.C. Mix 1 leading to a bigger fanbase in the US.
Next came their second album With The Tides in 2003 which offered many popular songs such as 'Colours In Waves' and 'Loosen Your Hold' before the band had a couple years break.
'A Place In Displacement', the first single from their third full album, was released early in 2006, followed by the album Adventures In The Underground Journey To The Stars', which came out on April 3 2006. A UK release followed on October 9, 2006.''
The fourth album, You Are Here (South album) was released in late April 2008.
Joel had previously revealed in a blog on their myspace page that there might be an upcoming album featuring remixes of songs from the With the Tides album by Ascher Nathan. A preview of the remix of 'Same Old Story' was played.
- Time To Riot / Dub Remedies (7" - 1000 only, part 1 of 3 x 7" set) (Mo' Wax MWR 117S)
- Run On Time / Torriano (7" - 1000 only, part 2 of 3 x 7" set) (Mo' Wax MWR 118S)
- Sight Of Me / Better Things (7" - 1000 only, part 3 of 3 x 7" set) (Mo' Wax MWR 119S)
- 4 Track Sessions (12") (Mo' Wax MWR 120)
- Interim (10", 12" Promo) (Mo' Wax MWR 133)
- Paint The Silence (12", 12" Promo, 2xCDS) (Mo' Wax MWR 134)
- Keep Close (10", CDS) (Mo' Wax MWR 144)
- Broken Head (2x12" Promo) (Mo' Wax SOUTH DJ1/SOUTH DJ2)
- Loosen Your Hold (7", CDS) (Double Dragon DD2010)
- Colours In Waves (12", CDS) (Sanctuary SAN 249)
- Motiveless Crime (7", CDS) (Sanctuary SAN 286)
- A Place in Displacement (7", CDS) (Genepool GPOOL010)
- Up Close And Personal (7", CDS) (Cooking Vinyl FRY 278)
- Better Things (7") (Bluhammock Music 80032)
- Wasted (7") (Genepool GPOOL017)