The Coral

The Coral
Biography

The Coral is an English band formed in 1996 in Hoylake on the Wirral Peninsula in England.[1] The band first emerged during the early 2000s (decade)[2] and found success with their debut album The Coral (2002) and follow up Magic and Medicine (2003). Their self-titled debut album was nominated for the 2002 Mercury Music Prize[3] and later voted the fourth best album of the year by NME Magazine.[4]

In 2008 guitarist Bill Ryder-Jones left the band, however The Coral continued as a five-piece. Their sixth album Butterfly House was released in 2010.