The Servant (band)


The Servant (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = The Servant


Img_capt = Autograph session at Fnac Saint-Lazare (Paris, France)
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Origin = London, United Kingdom
Genre = Alternative rock
Indie rock
Years_active = 1998 - 2007
Label = Prolifica, Recall Group
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URL = [http://www.theservant.co.uk/ The Servant]
Current_members = Dan Black Matt Fisher Chris Burrows Trevor Sharpe
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The Servant were an English alternative band, formed in London in 1998. They are popular in Britain, France, Italy, as well as other European countries and western Canada.

Their first introduction to an American audience was an instrumental version of their song "Cells", featured in trailers for the film "Sin City". The instrumental version of "Cells" is not on the "Sin City" soundtrack, but it can be downloaded via their website ("Cells" was also used in the film "Transporter 2", along with their song, "Body"). Since the "Sin City" trailers, there has been significant U.S. interest in their records and demands for live concerts. The band released their fourth album entitled "How To Destroy A Relationship" in 2006.

Before achieving commercial success in 2004 with their self-titled album, released by Prolifica Records in the UK and by Recall Group in France, The Servant released two mini albums: "Mathematics" in 1999 and "With the Invisible" in 2000.

On November 26, 2007, the band announced on their blog at MySpace that they were splitting up "to move on to pastures new".

Members

* Dan Black - vocals, rhythm guitar
* Chris Burrows - lead guitar
* Matt Fisher - bass
* Trevor Sharpe - drums

Dan Black

Dan is the lead singer for the band; he also plays guitar and writes many of the band's songs. He is also known as a guest vocalist for the Italian group Planet Funk. His vocals have been described by Trevor Baker as "a young Liam Gallagher if he'd been raised by Quentin Crisp."

Discography

tudio Albums

* Mathematics (1999)
* With the Invisible (2000)
* The Servant (2004)
* How to Destroy a Relationship (2006)

ingles

* Orchestra
* Liquefy
* Cells

External links

* [http://www.theservant.co.uk Official website]
* [http://www.myspace.com/theservantuk The Servant at] MySpace
* [http://www.theservant.com.fr Obviously The Servant]
* [http://www.theservantlive.co.uk/home.htm The Servant Live]
* [http://danblack.blogspot.com Dan Black's blog]


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