Formed in Leeds in 2000, Kaiser Chiefs are one of the leading bands of their generation.
Fronted by the charismatic Ricky Wilson with Simon Rix on bass, Andrew ͚Whitey͛ White on guitar, Nick ͚Peanut͛ Baines on keyboards and drummer Vijay Mistry, the band have had a string of anthemic hits such as ͚Oh My God͛, ͚I Predict A Riot͛, ͚Everyday I Love You Less and Less͛ and ͚Never Miss A Beat͛. The band have released 6 original studio albums which includes their Mercury nominated debut, ͚Employment͛ which sold over 2 million copies, Its number 1 follow up, ͚Yours Truly, Angry Mob͛, which went twice-platinum in the UK alone and ͚Education Education Education and War͛ which entered the UK Album Charts at number 1. They have achieved, top ten singles including the infamous number 1 hit ͚Ruby͛, 3 Brit Awards, an Ivor Novello award for Album of the Year, and sold 8 million albums. The band have returned to their original label home, Polydor, with whom they released their first 4 albums with and continue to be considered one of Britain͛s most treasured bands. "We might never get to the point where we can sit in an armchair with our arms behind our heads and go: ͚lads, we͛ve done it͛. But at the same time, maybe that͛s why, years later, Kaiser Chiefs are still here."