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Hailing from Montreal, Canada, Islands is a 6 piece band founded by former The Unicorns frontman Nick Thorburn (briefly taking the stage name “Nick Diamonds”) and drummer J’Aime Tambeur. Following the untimely disbandment of The Unicorns as they teetered on the brink of breaking through, Islands’ debut release entitled Return to the Sea, with its quirky sounds and refreshing, catchy melodies includes collaborations with members of Arcade Fire and Wolf Parade. This debut picks up where The Unicorns left off and takes the music to new heights without departing from The Unicorns’ unique if sometimes peculiar appeal.

Islands plays beautiful pop melodies, intertwined with elements of afro-pop, hip hop, and indie rock, among others. One of the main gimmicks of the band is the recorder brought over from The Unicorns, which is prominently featured in the song “Jogging Gorgeous Summer.” Nick Diamonds rules over the band with an iron fist. Other members include: Patrice Agbokou, Aaron Harris, Alex Chow, Sebastian Chow, and Patrick Gregoire. Return to the Sea, their rookie effort, was released on April 4th, 2006 on the bra... (+) expand
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DollyShot (level 30) wrote:
Upload more!!! Come on!! ♥
6 years ago
sitcommunist (level 34) wrote:
you guys are a rough gem
7 years ago
libby (level 30) wrote:
islands is a vacation worth taking............awesome
7 years ago
BrownPaperBird (level 23) wrote:
Please add songs from Return to the Sea! Swans is one of my favorite.
7 years ago
Shadedgray711 (level 22) wrote:
Good times with good music
7 years ago
DollyShot (level 30) wrote:
7 years ago
ramsey (level 12) wrote:
I really dig your music! You should join thesixtyone's contest to produce an album for the Guitar Center Music Foundation! Get your music out to a national audience...

8 years ago
Usho (level 14) wrote:
Your music is absolutely stunning, and I have no idea why your music hasn't caught on as much as it should, but what is out there is amazing. If you upload more songs, I will continue to bump more songs.
8 years ago
mushi (level 10) wrote:
8 years ago
Entchen25 (level 36) wrote:
Yeeeezuz! *akward silence while collecting wits* Damn, you are GOOD! Please give us more of your magic!
8 years ago
djlarge (level 15) wrote:
congratulations of hitting level 5 :)
good luck
8 years ago
The Evil Seagulls wrote:
welcome to The Evil Seagulls creative world - from ambient electronic over acoustic progressive via alternative rock to acoustic pop
8 years ago
Pansophical1 (level 31) wrote:
Just made level 3. Waiting patiently for your next up... Good stuff.
8 years ago
OctaneDeath (level 28) wrote:
more islands please.
8 years ago