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Starsailor Biography

This Alternative-Rock Pop-Rock quartet from Chorley, Lancashire ENGLAND, was formed in 2000 by singer+guitarist James Walsh, bassist James Stelfox, keyboardist Barry Westhead and drummer Ben Byrne.

Starsailor were signed to EMI Records only months after playing their first gig together, the group quickly released a single entitled "Fever" which broke into the U.K. Top 20 chart; the follow-up single, "Good Souls", reached the #12 slot in the same chart and while the band were on tour with Doves, a third single, "Alcoholic", cracked the top 10 of the British Pop chart and anchored their debut album, "Love Is Here", that featured all the singles released to date plus eight additional new songs; it became a massive hit upon its September 2001 release peaking at #2 on the Official U.K. Albums chart. After a brief promotional tour in America, the album smashed at #1 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart and cracked The Billboard 200 list; "Good Souls" eventually reached the the top 30 of The Modern Rock Tracks chart.
In September 2003 the group released their sophomore CD, "Silence Is Easy", falling just one position short of #1 in the U.K. Pop Albums chart; it spawned a top 10 single of the same name and "Four To The Floor" which peaked at #24 on the British Singles chart.

Starsailor's third album, "On The Outside", was recorded and mixed in Los Angeles during April and May 2005 and finally released in October; "In The Crossfire" was the first single off the CD.


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    group shot 2001
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    Starsailor 2003, L>R: James Stelfox, James Walsh, Ben Byrne & Barry Westhead

Love Is Here (2001)

Love Is Here
1. Tie Up My Hands
2. Poor Misguided Fool
3. Alcoholic
4. Lullaby
5. Way To Fall
6. Fever
7. She Just Wept
8. Talk Her Down
9. Love Is Here
10. Good Souls
11. Coming Down

Silence Is Easy (2003)

Silence Is Easy
1. Music Was Saved
2. Fidelity
3. Some Of Us
4. Silence Is Easy
5. Telling Them
6. Shark Food
7. Bring My Love
8. White Dove
9. Four To The Floor
10. Born Again
11. Restless Heart

On The Outside (2005)

On The Outside
1. In The Crossfire
2. Counterfeit Life
3. In My Blood
4. Faith Hope Love
5. I Don't Know
6. Way Back Home
7. Keep Us Together
8. Get Out While You Can
9. This Time
10. White Light
11. Jeremiah

All The Plans (2009)

All The Plans
1. Tell Me It's Not Over
2. Boy In Waiting
3. The Thames
4. All The Plans
5. Neon Sky
6. You Never Get What You Deserve
7. Hurts Too Much
8. Stars And Stripes
9. Change My Mind
10. Listen Up
11. Safe At Home
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