The Kooks are an Indie rock band from Brighton, England.
The band formed at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music, where they were all students. Lead singer and rhythm guitarist Luke Pritchard got bassist Max Rafferty involved in a college project, which formed the base of the band. After getting lead guitarist Hugh Harris and drummer Paul Garred involved, they choose a song name from the 1971 David Bowie album Hunky Dory, entitled Kooks. It should be noted that when Virgin tried to trademark the name, they found that in the late/mid 1990s a Swedish band by the same name released a single in Sweden called "Too Much of Nothing".
The Kooks released a debut EP and played Brighton's Free Butt festival, and were instantly signed to Virgin Records. Pritchard has claimed he wrote The Kooks' hit song 'Naïve' when he was only sixteen years old, which after release catapulted the debut album, Inside In/Inside Out in the charts for more than half of 2006 in the UK Top 20, has sold more than...
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