Hometown: Manchester, England
Currently Pimpin': Everything Is (Island Records)
Siren Says: These raucous young Brits are out to save rock and roll. And between the big guitars, sneering front man and debut album produced by Elliott Smith/Beck knob-twister Rob Schnapf, they just might do it.
Nine Black Alps Say: "I don't wanna be anywhere, only wanna be somewhere. I don't wanna be anything, only wanna be something. Is it all a game for me? It's all a game to someone." ("Over the Ocean")