Drummer Sean Payne at a Zutons performance at the Brixton Academy, Brixton, London in March 2005.
The Zutons are a rock band from Liverpool, England. They formed in 2001. They are on the Deltasonic record label. The band were nominated for the British Breakthrough Act award at the 2005 BRIT Awards.
The band has 5 people in it:
- David McCabe – lead vocals, guitar
- Boyan Chowdhury – lead guitar, vocals
- Abi Harding – saxophone, vocals
- Sean Payne – drums, percussion, vocals
- Russell Pritchard – bass guitar, vocals
Their first album, Who Killed...... The Zutons?, was released on 18 October 2004, and got to number 9 in the United Kingdom album chart. It came with a printed 3-D cover, and special glasses to view the cover. Many fans wore the glasses to concerts. The album was a nominee for the 2004 Mercury Music Prize.
The new album Tired of Hanging Around was released on April 17, 2006 and reached 2 in the UK album charts. The band went around the UK doing concerts in May 2006 following the release of this album. Their second UK tour will begin in November 2006.