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Del Amitri are a Scottish alternative rock band, formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1983. The band grew out of Justin Currie's Jordanhill College School band and came together after teenager Currie placed an advertisement in the window of a music store asking for people who could play to contact him. The band was formed with the original line-up of Currie, Iain Harvie, Bryan Tolland and Paul Tyagi. Currie and Harvie were the only members of the band to remain present throughout its history. They were also the main songwriters of the group.
Despite having had several Top 10 albums in the UK, the group has never managed a Top 10 single in the UK Singles Chart, although they did achieve one Top 10 single, "Roll to Me", on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.
GENRE: Pop rock, Power pop, Adult contemporary music, Post-punk, Alternative rock