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The 747s were an indie band, from Liverpool, England. Their debut album Zampano was released in September, 2006. The band supported The Raconteurs on their first UK tour in 2006. Other bands they supported in 2006 include The Strokes and The Thrills Singer Oisin Leech appears on Arctic Monkeys' cover of Barbara Lewis's "Baby I'm Yours", sharing lead vocals with Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner. The song was released as a b-side on Arctic Monkeys' 2006 single "Leave Before The Lights Come On".
The band split and the lead singer, Oisin Leech, is part of duo The Lost Brothers with former guitarist of The Basement, Mark McCausland.
MOJO - "Whether skittering away in a new wave race to catch the end of a song (Night & Day), indulging in some Zutonesque scallydelic whimsy (Death Of A Star), or bouncing along on a rinky-tink piano, 747s lack of boundaries is refreshingly wide-eyed, instantly making "old" hands such as The Libertines redundant. "