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|Genres||Indie pop, post-Britpop|
|Past members||Martin Talbot
Spearmint are a London-based indie pop band, founded in 1995. Their founding members were Shirley Lee (lead vocals, guitar), Simon Calnan (vocals, keyboards), Martin Talbot (bass), and Ronan Larvor (drums). Talbot left soon afterward, to be replaced by James Parsons. Parsons later became a second guitarist, with Andy Lewis joining on bass guitar. The group has received coverage in the NME, Time Out, Melody Maker and Uncut magazines. 
Shirley Lee founded Spearmint in London in 1995. Lee played guitar and provided lead vocals, Simon Calnan played keyboard and provided backing vocals, Ronan Larvor played drums, and Martin Talbot played bass guitar. Forming their own label called hitBack, they released their earliest songs as vinyl white labels. When bass player Talbot left he was replaced with James Parsons, who would also design the band's album covers.
They released their first album, Songs for the Colour Yellow, in 1998. In 1999 they released their second, A Week Away, followed by the mini-album Oklahoma! In 2001 they released their fourth album, A Different Lifetime, which featuring Dickon Edwards as guest guitarist. Bass player Parsons soon replaced Edwards on guitar, and Andy Lewis was hired to play bass guitar. In 2003 they A Leopard and Other Stories. The next year the group toured Germany, performing acoustically, and The Boy and the Girl That Got Away, a limited-edition album of songs written specifically for the tour, was released. Their next release was Paris in a Bottle, and in 2014 the band released News from Nowhere.
- Songs for the Colour Yellow (1998) (Compilation)
- A Week Away (1999)
- Oklahoma (2000)
- A Different Lifetime (2001)
- My Missing Days (2003)
- A Leopard and Other Stories (2004) (Compilation)
- The Boy and the Girl That Got Away (2005)
- Paris in a Bottle (2006)
- News from Nowhere (2014)
- "(500) Days of Summer, ICA Gig, Germany here we come!". Shirley Lee. 2009-09-10. Retrieved 2014-05-16.