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Cornershop

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Cornershop is a British band consisting of Tjinder Singh (singer, songwriter, and dholaki player), Ben Ayres (guitar, keyboards, and tamboura), Anthony Saffery (sitar, keyboards and harmonium), Nick Simms (drums) and Peter Bengry (percussion). Their music is a fusion of Indian music, British indie rock, and electronic dance. They were widely noticed after the success of a Fatboy Slim remix of their song "Brimful of Asha", from their 1997 album When I Was Born For The 7th Time. The song was a tribute to the prolific Indian playback singer Asha Bhosle and the entire Indian music industry in general. Their next release was the 2002 album, Handcream For A Generation. In 1999 they released a disco inspired album Disco (and the halfway to discontent) under the moniker Clinton.

Discography

  • 1994 - Hold On It Hurts (Did not chart)
  • 1995 - Woman's Gotta Have It (#31)
  • 1997 - When I Was Born For The 7th Time (#7)
  • 2002 - Handcream For A Generation (#48)

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