Based in London,UK, the band was founded in 1989 by Martyn Jacques.
First made an impact in the US with three tracks (Hell, Whore, and Sailors) featured in the 1999 film Plunkett & Macleane (Note: these songs are not on said soundtrack).
Current line-up (2018):
Martyn Jacques: vocals, accordion, piano, organ, guitar, ukulele (since 1989)
Adrian Stout: double bass, saw, theremin, vocals (since 1995)
Jonas Golland: drums (since 2015)
Timothy Remfrey: drums (session musician)
Adrian Huge: drums, percussion, toys (1989 to 2012)
Mike Pickering (2): drums, percussion, toys, (Spring 2012 to 2015)
Phil Butcher: bass (1989 to 1995)