1995 to 1999
London, United Kingdom
Kula Shaker are a britpop/psychedelic rock band that formed in London, England in 1995, disbanded in 1999 and then reformed in 2004, widely known for their international top 40 hits "Hey Dude" (in 1996) and "Hush" (in 1997). The band's original line-up was Crispian Mills (vocals, guitar), Alonza Bevan (bass, vocals), Jay Darlington (organ, vocals) and Paul Winterhart (drums), When they reformed in 2004, Darlington was replaced by Harry Broadbent. Their sound is roughly based on the sounds of 90s britpop mixed in with 60s psychedelic rock, with heavy influences of Indian pop music as well as classic hard rock throughout.