"Kula Shaker" are an English psychedelic rock band who came to prominence during the Britpop era.
They split during 1999 but have now reformed without Jay Darlington and are touring and planning to write a new album during 2006.
*Crispian Mills -- Lead Vocals/Guitars
*Alonza Bevan -- Bass
*Paul Winterhart -- Drums
*Harry Broadbent -- Keyboards
*Jay Darlington (1995-1999) -- Keyboards
The first stirrings of Kula Shaker came about in 1988 when Crispian Mills (grandson of Sir John Mills and the son of '60s actress Hayley Mills and film director Roy Boulting) met Alonza Bevan at Richmond College in Surrey.
The two went on to play together in a band named Objects of Desire. The Objects of Desire included Mills on guitar, Bevan on bass, and Marcus Maclaine, then Hayley Mills' boyfriend. During that time they also ran a psychedelic nightclub, called the Mantra Shack, in the back of an ice rink.
In 1993, following the dissolution of Objects of Desire, Mills went backpacking in India, and upon returning he formed a band, The Kays with bassist Bevan, drummer Paul Winterhart, and vocalist Saul Dismont.
Within a year, Dismont had left a...
|years active||1995 - 1999, 2005 - present|
|music genre||psychedelic rock|
|current members|| Crispian Mills|