Zero 7 were formed in 1997 by producers Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker.
In 2001 their debut album Simple Things was released selling over a million
copies to date and was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize. Zero 7 were
also nominated as Best Newcomer at the Brit Awards 2001.
Simple Things peaked at no.28 in the UK album chart and spent 89 weeks on
the chart. Stateside, the album hit no.4 on the Billboard Dance / Electronic
album chart and stayed on that chart for 52 weeks.
Singles taken from the original album included ‘I Have Seen’ featuring Mozez,
‘Destiny’ featuring Sia & Sophie Barker, In the Waiting Line featuring Sophie
Barker and Distractions featuring Sia.