Music / Travis

Travis are a post-Britpop band from Glasgow, Scotland. Formed in 1990, the group consists of: Fran Healy (vocals, rhythm guitar, songwriting), Andy Dunlop (lead guitar), Dougie Payne (bass), and Neil Primrose (percussion).

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Discography

  • Good Feeling (1997)
  • The Man Who (1999)
  • The Invisible Band (2001)
  • 12 Memories (2003)
  • Singles (2004)
  • The Boy with No Name (2007)
  • Ode to J. Smith (2008)
  • Where You Stand (2013)
  • Everything at Once (2016)

This band contains examples of:

  • British Rockstar: Averted. According to the music press, they're seen as being Nice Guys.
  • Darker and Edgier: 12 Memories compared to their other albums.
  • Food Fight: The video for "Sing" has one occurring at a fancy lunch. Notably re-enacted on Top of the Pops.
  • New Sound Album: The Man Who is a more melancholic-sounding album than the more outright Britpop Good Feeling.
    • 12 Memories and Ode to J. Smith are Darker and Edgier than their other works, the former introducing more distorted guitars while the latter is a more indie rock-sounding album.
  • Nice Guy: The whole band, to the effect that they and their music are sometimes considered "boring".
  • Silly Love Songs: "Flowers in the Window"

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