Summer of London: James Corden Reveals the British Band You Should Know

James Corden celebrates in the press room after winning his Tony. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Before he defeated a whole Mount Rushmore of Broadway veterans and won the Tony for Best Actor in a Play, One Man, Two Guvnors star James Corden returned to his old stomping grounds at BBC America. The Doctor Who and Gavin & Stacey favorite chatted with us about the Summer of London, and we’ve been rolling out clips from our interview. (See what Corden said about the James Bond series here.) This week he recommends a UK band for your summer playlist. If you like Arcade Fire, you might take a shining to these lads from London:


The Maccabees were included on our Summer of London list of bands – check them out here:

Which British band is on your iPod these days?

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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