This is an archive of the band profile for The Somatics.
Richard - Guitar & Singing
Bruce - Drums & Percussion
Stephanie - Bass & Singing
The Somatics formed in 1999 and are based in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. Comprising of Richard Green - Guitar/Vocals, Stephanie Green - Bass/Vocals & Bruce Henry Renshaw - Drums. They play alternative rock with a psychedelic, progressive edge beneath lush vocal harmonies.
First Release was in June 2001 - LAST DAYS IN AN OLD TOWN on Shifty Disco. This was followed by their signing to BEGGARS BANQUET Records. The single LEMONADE was released in April 2002 followed a month later by their debut album THE SOMATICS. Intermediate single DID YOU EVER LOVE ME? was released on MISC Records in November 2004.
Tracks have appeared on Leeds compliation albums DANCE TO THE RADIO & ENGINE ROOM RECORDS. Engine Room Records also released ELEMENTAL in February 2006 the first single from their second album DYNAMO MERCURIAL released AUGUST 2006..