"Neon" is a three-piece Australian rock band from Melbourne, Australia. Their "A Man" single has made the top 50 of the Australian singles charts in November 2004 and has won critical acclaim in the British music media. Their next single is "Dizziness".
The members of Neon come originally from Broken Hill. However, the band formed in 2001 in Melbourne and started working on songs written by Josh Bitmead. The band started recording demos and working as support acts for Dallas Crane, Magic Dirt, Rocket Science and You Am I.
Eventually, the band signed a record deal with independent record label Ivy League Records. A copy of a demo tape fell into the hands of Steve McDonald of Redd Kross who offered to produce a record for the band in Los Angeles. The album featured contributions from Pat Smear and Dale Crover, the drummer for the Melvins.
Former Blur guitarist Graham Coxon had also heard a copy of their demo tape and offered them a contract to release an EP on his Transcopic Records in 2004. The "A Man" EP featured a track from the Steve McDonald sessions "A Man" along with three of the demo recordings. The EP received good reviews from the ''NME'', ''Kerrang!'' and...