Monday, 15 November 2010


Kenickie was a rock band from Sunderland, UK. The band was formed in 1994 and consisted of lead vocalist, guitarist and lyricist Lauren Laverne, drummer Johnny X (Lauren's brother), lead guitarist and occasional vocalist Marie du Santiago and bass guitarist Emmy-Kate Montrose. The band's name comes from their favourite character in the 1970s film Grease. Their first single In Your Car was a hit in the UK. Their first album which was released in 1997 was a huge success. In 1998 Kenickie released a second album but it wasn't successful as their first album and in Oktober 1998 Kenickie disbanded after a performance in London.

Kenickie covered the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest of 1976 for the project "A Song For Eurotrash".

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