The original band emerged in the mid-90’s and along with a handful of other groups were thought to be responsible for returning British guitar pop to the top of the charts. Melodically they were often compared to the Beatles.

The cover artist is known to be a prolific songwriter. Although not written specifically as such, one of his songs became an anthem for recovery in NYC after 9/11.

The 5 O’Clock Shadow is presented by Flying Dog Brewery.