The Magnetic North

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The Magnetic North
Origin London, England, Orkney
Genres Shoegazing, post-rock
Labels Full Time Hobby
Associated acts Erland and the Carnival
Members Simon Tong
Gawain Erland Cooper
Hannah Peel

The Magnetic North are a British band, formed in London by multi-instrumentalist Simon Tong (formerly of The Verve, Blur and The Good, the Bad & the Queen), Orcadian musician Gawain Erland Cooper and singer, composer and orchestral arranger Hannah Peel.[1] They released their debut album, Orkney: Symphony of the Magnetic North on May 6, 2012.[1][2]



  • 2012: Orkney: Symphony of the Magnetic North


  1. ^ a b Tyler, Kieron (6 March 2012). "Interview & Video Exclusive: The Magnetic North". The Arts Desk. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Malone, Ailbhe (5 April 2012). "Indie bands get into the island life". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 October 2012.