Swimming are the brainchild of John Sampson, who began the band with his brother Peter and another friend. They went swimming one day at the local pool, and by the afternoon they were sufficiently enlivened by the experience to start making music.
Jake Morley is a remarkable guitar player and singer-songwriter. He plays guitar across his lap and slaps, taps, plucks and picks the instrument to produce a sound like no-one else. His instrumental skill is combined with masterly writing, crafting songs that are both engaging and instantly memorable.
PRS for Music and Club Fandango present Almost Famous on Thursday 7 July, a night showcasing the best new acts in the music industry. This week's Featured Artist is The Special Ks are one of the acts performing at Almost Famous.