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The British IBM – Animal

July 20, 2012


I like crazy band names. But I also like band names that I can figure out. And I can’t really figure out The British IBM’s name. I’m going with the fact that IBM has also been known to stand for ‘International Brotherhood of Magicians’, because if I had a band, I would sure as hell call it The International Brotherhood of Musicians.

But nonetheless, meet The British IBM.

They’re a new British (duh!) trio, made up of Paul, David and Aidy (who we featured back in 2010 with his epic song-a-week-for-a-year project) and they’ve just released their debut single, “Animal”.

There’s a delightfully laid-back British sound in this first tune, which is juxtaposed with the somewhat antisocial lyrics – you’ll totally identify with the line “all I need is… a little place to call my own, where I don’t have to hear you moan.” Yes, been there!

The casual ’60s-style beat goes well with the excellently-done, vintage video that the band produced for the single. Take a trip down memory lane and watch this:

The British IBM – Animal

The British IBM are currently completeing their debut album and will be heading out on a UK tour to promote it. Get more news about the band at

Monica Davies

Monica Davies

Four years ago, Monica needed a new hobby, so she started this blog. Right now, she can't believe people are still reading it. If you are, she loves you for it.

She believes John Lennon's Imagine is a blueprint for a perfect world and that a house should never not have wine in it. She is currently failing at going vegan.

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