Archie Bronson Outfit Biography

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Birth Place: Wiltshire, England
Genres: Alternative/Indie, Rock


Archie Bronson Outfit are an English rock band. They met at Kingswood School, Bath.

After leaving their native Somerset, the band moved to London where they were discovered by Laurence Bell, boss of Domino Records. The band were playing in Bell's local bar, "The Cat's Back" in Putney. The band released their debut album ''Fur'' in 2004. ''Fur'' was produced by Jamie "Hotel" Hince of The Kills.

The band released their second album, ''Derdang Derdang'' on 3 April 2006. The album was recorded in Nashville in the summer of 2005 and produced by Jacquire King. The album received generally excellent reviews, with ''Uncut'', ''musicOMH.com'' and ''Mojo'' awarding it four stars out of five. The London listing magazine ''Time Out'' awarded it five stars out of five. They performed a showcase at the 2006 South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The band used to perform on stage accompanied by an illuminated plastic goose. In December 2006, Mojo voted ''Derdang Derdang'' fifth best album of 2006 in their end of year poll beating such notables as Cat Power and Sonic Youth.

In January 2007, they won the South Bank/Times Breakthrough Award and played a live gig at the T-Mobile Transmission television event in April 2007.

Archie Bronson Outfit returned with a new album, ''Coconut'', on March 1, 2010. It is their first LP in almost four years and their third album for Domino Records. They will tour the UK in March 2010 to support the album release.

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