Related Information for 1000 ViolinsOne Thousand Violins were a sixties-influenced indie-pop group from Sheffield, Yorkshire, who had several UK Indie Chart hits in the late 1980s.The band was formed in 1985 by Darren Swindells (bass), Colin Gregory (guitar), John Wood (vocals), David Warmsley (keyboards/guitar), and Peter Day (drums).Gregory and Warmsley had previously played together in The Page Boys. Their first single, “Halcyon Days” was released in 1985. read more