Is a trio of stylistic artist, Morcheeba is UK band and its origin can be traced back to London,England. The band can best remember for “Big Calm” and for its latest album that was introduced last year (2013) entitled “Head Up High”. Members did come and go, but didn’t affect the band’s image and popularity. The band has made waves and trends in local and the global performance arena. Their songs graced popular episodes of high rating TV series and movies.
The name and foundation of Morcheeba can trace back to a party in London when the blood duo met Skye Edwards. They began to crank out tracks in their home studio. This led to a signed agreement with China Records. The fruition of Morcheeba and China records deals is “Trigger Hippie EP” which was introduced in 1995 in October.
April, 1996 witnessed the release of of the debut album “Who can You Trust?” combining the ravishing style and individuality of the trio. The follow up single “Tape Loop” was showcased in July, 1996. The year proved to be productive for the band when they perform live around Europe and USA.
During 1997, they shared their musicality to the “David Byrne” album when they participate to create “Feelings”. Not to be outdone, Skye Edwards showed to ”BBC’s” charity single “Perfect Day”.
The year 1998,is the year when the band entered mainstream success when they released “Big Calm”. The album contains songs that departed away from the trip-hop and achieved huge commercial sales and strengthen the foundation of success for the band.
1998 is another year of collaboration for Morcheeba. They brainstormed with “Hubert Laws” for the recording of traditional song “Summer Time” to raise funds for various charities involved in helping “AIDS” victims.
In 2000, the band introduced their third album “Fragments of Freedom” with the same huge commercial success as the second album but with less acclaim.
Two years after 2000, Morcheeba had their fourth album with less participation from Skye Edwards. The tracks and singles were collaborated or written by different artists. After a couple of years they made a comeback tour in the US – the first in 5 years since 1998.
After breaking up with “Edwards”, the band’s hiatus ended in February 28, when they released sixth album “Dive Deep”. The 7th (Blood Like Lemonade”) and 8th (Head Up High) albums were made after the trio reunited in early 2010 with the growing family of band members.