10 Facts About Babybird


Babybird is a musical project centred on songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stephen Jones, who has been releasing music since 1995.

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Babybird formed a band in order to tour and promote this work.

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In 1996, Babybird signed to Echo Records and their first single was released in July 1996.

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Babybird were dropped from their record label in 2000 after their third album, Bugged, had poor sales.

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Babybird recruited a band made up of Huw Chadbourn, Robert Gregory, John Pedder and Luke Scott, in order to tour and promote his work.

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Babybird were signed to Echo Records, and the first authentic single, a full-band recording of "Goodnight", which had appeared in demo form on Fatherhood, was released in July 1996, becoming a minor hit in the UK Singles Chart.

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Babybird returned, minus keyboardist Huw Chadbourn, in 1998 with There's Something Going On, preceded by a single, "Bad Old Man".

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In 2000, a line-up of Babybird comprising Jones, Scott and Matt Hay created a third album.

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In October 2005, a posting on the Babybird website announced that the band had reformed as a three-piece featuring Jones, Scott and Robert Gregory.

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The following year, Babybird released the album The Pleasures of Self Destruction.

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