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Maxïmo Park are a British indie band, from the North East of England. Heavily influenced by the post-punk/New Wave revival of the early 21st Century, they signed to the label Warp Records in the 2000s - also known for releasing songs by famous artists such as Aphex Twin, Squarepusher, Battles, !!! and Autechre. They are often compared to The Futureheads and Editors. They have released five studio albums so far - A Certain Trigger, Our Earthly Pleasures, Quicken The Heart, The National Health and Too Much Information. In addition, they have also released a B-Sides compilation titled Missing Songs and a DVD titled Found On Film. Their most popular song is "Our Velocity" from Our Earthly Pleasures, which has also been featured in many media works, more emblematically appearing in the official soundtrack of Project Gotham Racing 4.

They were formed in 2000, and consist of Paul Smith (vocals), Duncan Lloyd (guitar), Archis Tiku (Bass), Tom English (Drums) and Lukas Wooler (keyboards).

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