Obi (band)

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Origin United Kingdom
Genres Post-Britpop
Indie pop
Years active 2002–2004

Obi were a British indie-pop group. Their debut mini-album, The Magic Land of Radio, had eight tracks and was released in 2002. They followed up with a full-time album, Diceman Lopez, produced by Hugh Jones in 2004. It contains material ranged from Post-Britpop to folk-rock and country to Gypsy and tejano music stylisations. That year they also appeared on the Acoustic Stage at the Glastonbury Festival.

The band's single "Somewhere Nicer", taken from The Magic Land of Radio, was used in a British television commercial for Haven and British Holidays in 2008.



  • The Magic Land of Radio (2002)
  • Diceman Lopez (2004)

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • "Big Sky EP" (2002)
  • "What's In A Name" (2002)
  • "Somewhere Nicer" (2002)
  • "To Some Folk" (2003)
  • "Creatures" (2004)


  1. The band's website as of mid-2003, at
  2. The band's website as of early 2004, at

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