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They had released one single on a tiny local label, and had a decent following on My Space, but were better known for putting on parties in the converted loft space they called home.
They began 2008 playing bottom of the bill on the NME new bands tour.
"This is typical us," the Ting Tings' Jules De Martino is saying.
The band, he explains, were at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, hanging with the super-celebs.
But despite a well-received performance on Later...
With Jools Holland, they were still largely viewed as an achingly trendy stunt band.
To date it has sold 650,000 copies and hasn't left the top 20.
Photo sessions – of which there are many – became a nightmare of paranoia and strategic make-up. He's always had a problematic right eye – the eyelid is permanently heavy and swollen – and it gets worse if he's tired or drunk, or if the lights are too bright.
This colourful and architecturally daring rock'n'roll museum – it looks like a melted frying pan made by Fisher-Price – was set up by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, and is dedicated to Seattle-born Jimi Hendrix. As their small road crew ready the stage for the sound check, De Martino and White idly discuss the strains of being a buzz band the world over.
After she endured three consecutive chest infections in a row, White was put on steroids by an LA specialist.
The band’s latest album isn’t due out until October, and it will be a make it or break it release.
Their SXSW concert showed the have what it takes to produce catchy, feel-good dance anthems —- if they go all out.
De Martino, meanwhile, has badly bruised the inside of his knuckles with his nightly drumming work-out. This, not rock-star affectation, is why he wears sunglasses all the time.