Personalities | Editors | Twenty-First Century | Rock

(Vocal/instrumental group, 2002–present)

Birmingham’s Editors have become one of the most critically successful bands to come out of Britain in the twenty-first century. Tom Smith (vocals, guitar, piano), Chris Urbanowicz (guitar, synthesizer), Russell Leetch (bass, backing vocals) and Ed Lay (drums) purvey synth-infused indie rock, debut album The Back Room reaching No. 2 in 2005. Two subsequent LPs, An End Has A Start and In This Light And On This Evening, released in 2007 and 2009 respectively, both topped the UK charts.

Styles & Forms | Twenty-First Century | Rock
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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