This band contains examples of:
- British Rockstar: Averted. According to the music press, they're seen as being Nice Guys.
- Face of the Band: Fran Healy
- Food Fight: The video for "Sing" has one occurring at a fancy lunch. Notably re-enacted on Top of the Pops.
- Nice Guy: The whole band, to the effect that they and their music are sometimes considered "boring".
- Pretty Boy: Fran and Dougie
- Signature Song: "Why Does It Always Rain on Me?" "Sing," "Flowers in the Window" and "Closer" all count as well.
- Silly Love Songs: "Flowers in the Window"