To this date, they have released an 8-track mini album and a string of singles on several different indie music labels. Their 2004 single 'I Hate Models' has become something of an underground hit and was included on an XFM compilation; it is currently still the song for which they are best known, despite its exclusion from their live show. More recently, in December 2005 bassist James Hair was replaced by Keith Seymour (formerly of Hope of the States), and a shift in their sound has been notable since this change. In 2007, the band received attention in the wake of the critical and commercial explosion of The Horrors, with whom they toured in April. The two bands share personal connections, as John Linger is a friend of Rhys 'Spider' Webb, and there are similarities in the two bands' dress sense and appearance (although less so between their music). In July 2009, long term bassist Keith Seymour left Neils Children and, in willingness to use the line-up change as a chance to experiment, John and Brandon added Electricity In Our Homes' Charlie Boyer (bass) and Paul Linger (percussion, samples) to the fold.
In September 2010 Neils Children revealed that they would be playing their final show and unveiling a new project, The Drop Five, at that years Offset Festival. Founding members John Linger and Brandon Jacobs feature in The Drop Five's line up, as well as Paul Linger. In autumn 2011, updates on the band's facebook page indicated the group were to release a rarities record, followed in November with the following message: "First NC Mk2 rehearsal on Saturday 12th November with John, James and Brandon, the lineup that created Come Down, I Hate Models, Always The Same... It sounded big, intense and loud. News soon.
Live soon." On December the 5th the band released the Warehouse Stories E.P, a collection of three recordings made by their band after X.enc that never saw the light of day. Sites: Facebook and MySpace. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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