With momentum rebuilt, they recruited a new bassist.
So says bassist and composer Simon H. Fell of his latest work, Compilation III, a large scale work for 42 musicians.
We took a quick trip to the Carling Stage where we caught Youth Group, who apparently feature the bassist from the Vines.
The initial line-up included bassist Rick Grech, who would go on to join Blind Faith.
On another, Peter Hook was becoming a great bassist.