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|Genres||Rock, alternative rock, Britpop|
|Past members||Johnny McDaid – vocals and guitar
Bryan McLellan – drums
Bruce Gainsford – guitar
Gavin Fox – bass
Simon Walker – bass
Vega4 was a four-piece alternative rock band formed in London. Johnny McDaid was the band's lead vocalist and songwriter, joined on guitar by Bruce Gainsford. Gavin Fox was the band's bassist and Bryan McLellan the drummer.
McDaid is from Northern Ireland and Fox is from Ireland, McLellan is from Canada and Gainsford is from New Zealand. Vega4 was signed to Columbia Records in the UK, Epic Records in the US, and produced two albums, You and Others produced by Jacknife Lee (U2, Snow Patrol, Bloc Party) and "Satellites" produced by Ron Aniello. The band played at the 2007 SXSW festival.
Gavin Fox, formerly of the band Idlewild, joined Vega4 in December 2006 when bassist Simon Walker left.
Vega4's song "You and Me" was used by RTÉ 2fm to re-launch the station's new look and lineup. The band completed its first US tour in April 2007 in San Diego, California. Vega4 had been touring with Augustana for the previous several weeks. The band received much media attention in the US, with major radio support for "Life Is Beautiful" and the rumors of Gainsford's on-again, off-again romance with Scarlett Johansson. The band disbanded in 2008.
- Caterpillar (demo, 2000)
- Better Life (2001)
- Drifting Away Violently (2002)
- "Sing" (2001)
- "Radio Song" (2001)
- "Love Breaks Down" (2002)
- "Drifting Away Violently" (2002)
- "Better Life" (2002)
- "Time of Our Lives", with Paul van Dyk (2003)
- "You & Me" (2006)
- "Traffic Jam" (2006)
- "Life Is Beautiful" (2006)
- "The Pop History - "Life is Beautiful"". Retrieved 15 November 2013.