Bennet (band)

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Origin Reading, England
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 1993–1998, 2016
Labels Roadrunner Records
Past members Jonny Peer
Jason Applin
Kevin Moorey
Andy Bennett

Bennet were a British alternative rock band formed in 1993. They released two albums on Roadrunner Records, achieving mild success on the independent circuit in the UK.[1] They were best known for their 1997 single "Mum's Gone to Iceland", the title of which came from a British television advertisement for the supermarket chain, Iceland. The band split up in 1998.

In 2016 they reformed with a new single due to be released in the summer, as well as a B Sides compilation.[2]



  • Super Natural (1997)
  • Street vs Science (1998)

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • "Curly Shirly" (1995)
  • "If You Met Me, Then You'd Like Me" (1996)
  • "Colossal Man" (1996)
  • "Someone Always Gets There First" (1996) - UK #69
  • "Mum's Gone to Iceland" (1997) - UK #34
  • "I Like Rock" (EP) (1998)
  • "Horse's Mouth" (EP) (1998)



  1. ^ Bennet Biography - Retrieved on 2008-01-28
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  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 54. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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