Biography

We Are Scientists is a New York-based indie rock band that formed in Berkeley, California, USA in 2000. It consists of guitarist and vocalist Keith Murray, bass guitarist Chris Cain and since 2009 drummer and keyboardist Andy Burrows, who replaced Michael Tapper, that left the band in 2007.

The band's breakthrough success came with their second album With Love and Squalor which sold 100,000 copies in the first 6 months. Their second success was with Brain Thrust Mastery which charted at 11 in the UK album chart, with two top 40 singles "After Hours" and "Chick Lit". Their fourth album, Barbara, was released in the UK on June 14, 2010. Their latest album TV en Francais was released on March 3, 2014. They have also starred in their own television short Steve Wants His Money.

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We Are Scientists record World Cup anthem for England

We Are Scientists record World Cup anthem for England

Chris Cain: 'It's a great gift for your girlfriend'

  • Jun 9, 2010

We Are Scientists takeover NME Radio from 4pm today (Jun 8)

New York duo will preview 'Barbara' this afternoon

  • Jun 8, 2010

We Are Scientists announce summer shows and single plans - ticket details

New Yorkers get ready to introduce world to 'Barbara' - their new album

  • May 4, 2010

We Are Scientists, Lostprophets and Gaggle play final day of 2010 Camden Crawl

Plus Lightspeed Champion and Speech Debelle round off day two of the London festival

  • May 3, 2010

We Are Scientists to play Shockwaves NME Awards Show tonight (Feb 21) - ticket details

Band will make live debut with Andy Burrows at The Chapman Family concert

  • Feb 21, 2010

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Brain Thrust Mastery // Virgin

  • Mar 12, 2008

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Acoustic guitars + gags = top night out. Soho Revue Bar, London (February 20)

  • Mar 7, 2008

Shockwaves NME Awards Show: We Are Scientists, London Astoria; Tue Feb 27

Is this scene dead?

  • Feb 28, 2007

We Are Scientists: Ibiza Rocks, Bar M, Ibiza. Monday July 10

Ibiza: it’s all about sun, sex, dance music, sex, dance music and, er, angular post-punk played by indie geeks, of course

  • Aug 11, 2006

We Are Scientists: The Pyramids Centre, Portsmouth: Wednesday April 5

NYC punk-funk + porn ’tache + nice comedy routine = pandemonium. QED

  • Apr 21, 2006

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