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Tigers That Talked are a four-piece British art rock/folk rock band. The name of the band comes from the book In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan. [1] The band formed in 2006, and have since been signed to Bad Sneakers Records in Leeds.

In August 2009, the band begun recording their debut album, The Merchant; which was released in November 2010. [2] [3] The first single "23 Fears" was released in December 2008, followed by "Black Heart, Blue Eyes" EP in June 2009, and "Artificial Clouds" in October 2009. [4] [5] "23 Fears" became Steve Lamacq's Record of the Week, and gained well-received attention from Artrocker Magazine, Q Music online [6] and HMV's Get Closer website.

The band have received critically acclaimed reviews [7] and airplay on BBC Radio 1 and XFM through such DJs as Zane Lowe, Colin Murray, [8] John Kennedy and Jon Hillcock.

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  8. Tracklisting for "Colin Murray" show, 2 December 2008