Supergrass are an English rock band formed in 1993 in Oxford. The band consists of brothers Gaz (guitar and lead vocals) and Rob Coombes (keyboards), Mick Quinn (bass and backing vocals) and Danny Goffey (drums and backing vocals).
Originally a 3-piece, Gaz's brother Rob Coombes officially joined the band in 2002. The band signed to Parlophone Records in 1994 and produced I Should Coco (1995), the best-selling debut album for the label since The Beatles' Please Please Me. Their first album's fourth single "Alright" was a huge international hit that established the band's reputation. Since then the band have released five albums: In It for the Money (1997), Supergrass (1999), Life on Other Planets (2002), Road to Rouen (2005) and Diamond Hoo Ha (2008), as well as a decade-ending compilation called Supergrass Is 10 (2004).
In August 2009 the band signed to Cooking Vinyl and began work on their seventh studio album Release the Drones. The album remained unreleased and unfinished as, on 12 April 2010, the band announced that they were splitting up due to musical and creative differences. The group disbanded after four farewell gigs, the final one at La Cigale, Paris on 11 June 2010.The band reformed in 2019, initially to perform at Pilton Party followed by a ‘secret’ gig at Oslo in Hackney, London.
|Labels||Parlophone, Sub Pop, Backbeat, Island Def Jam, Capitol, Supergrass, Cooking Vinyl, The Echo Label|
|Related||The Jennifers The Hotrats Swervedriver|
|Members||Gaz Coombes Danny Goffey Mick Quinn Rob Coombes|
|Years of activity||1993–2010, 2019–present|