Six By Seven straddled a fine line between post-Brit Pop, British rock and a much edgier kind of punk. Inspired by the Sex Pistols and the Stranglers as well as Sonic Youth and Mercury Rev, Six By Seven consciously wanted to write songs that would get played on the radio, as Chris Olley explains: “We wanted to fill a gap I think, fill it with the sort of music we would like to hear and buy ourselves; sort of Captain Beefheart doing pop.”
The Greatest Hits CD contains a celebratory selection of songs from across their seven studio albums.
"The darker successors to Britpop, musically akin to the minimal guitar mantras of Spacemen 3 and Loop. Their songs harness the beauty and momentum of playing one or two chords, then socking it to you with the big change." -Mojo 4*s