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Starsailor are the English alternative rock band formed in Wigan. As of 2009, they had four chart albums and ten Top 40 singles in the UK with 2001.Although They argue that the Wigan group, only one member actually from the city. The group met while studying music course in college Lee (Railway Rd Campus). Prior to that singer James Walsh attended Holy Cross RC High School in Chorley, Lancashire, while Byrne and Stelfox went to school in Warrington. Only Westhead from Wigan itself. Bassist James Stelfox and drummer Ben Byrne had played together in the north-west of England for several years. When their regular singer fell ill, they recruited young singer and songwriter James Walsh from the school choir. Starsailor tickets was influenced by Jeff Buckley and his 1994 album Grace in his singing style. Comparing it with Oasis’ (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? The album, which says Walsh summarizes a unique moment, Grace captures every minute.Group, which was then called Waterface, tried several guitarists before they asked his longtime friend Barry Westhead to join the group in 2000 on keyboards. He taught Judo and playing organ for the church near his hometown. His arrival was announced the most significant event in the formation of the group. Walsh also took up the guitar after the disappointment is not finding a musician right for the group. The group began to build a reputation and their name changed to Starsailor after 1970 album Starsailor event Tim Buckley.A journalist from NME saw the concert in 2000 and gave the band a glowing review. “A live meeting, it was enough to convince many skeptics that there was a group that was very special, blessed with a singer whose voice thrummed as emotional telegraph wire, which turned into traps indie melancholy and were obviously in love with the Rock’n ‘Roll and all its possibilities. ” Their performance at the Glastonbury Festival was added to the group’s reputation and led to a bidding war among the British record companies.