Flotation Toy Warning are a band from London, UK, formed in 2001. Their sound has been described as a cross between space rock and chamber pop, with musical similarities to bands such as Mercury Rev, The Flaming Lips, Grandaddy, Sparklehorse, The Unicorns, and Air. The band claims to consist of various arctic explorers and historians from the 19th century. The band is made up of frontman and lead vocalist Paul Carter, guitarist Ben Clay, drummer Colin Coxall, bassist Nainesh Shah, and keyboardist Vicky West.
Flotation Toy Warning's debut album, Bluffer's Guide To The Flight Deck, was released in September of 2004 on the London-based Pointy Records. An American release followed in August of 2005 on Misra Records as well as a French release on Talitres Records.
The band also released two EP's on Pointy Records -- I Remember Trees in July of 2002 and The Special Tape in November of 2002.
They are currently working on their second album.
*Paul Carter (2001-Present) - Vocals, Domingotron *Ben Clay (2001-Present) - Guitars & Bass *Colin Coxall (2001-2005) - Drums, Octopad *Nainesh Shah (2001-Present) - Guitars & Slides *Vicky Wes...
|origin||London, England, United Kingdom|
|years active||2001 – Present|
|music genre||Neo-Psychedelia, Chamber pop, Space Rock, Dream pop, Noise pop, Indie Pop, Experimental Rock, Ambient Pop, Indie Rock|
|current members|| Paul Carter|