The Twang are an indie rock band from Birmingham, England, formed in 2001. The band garnered national acclaim when the influential NME magazine produced an article on music acts (which also featured fellow Midlanders Ripchord and The Enemy) in the West Midlands, and has led to band coming fourth in the BBC News website's Sound of 2007 poll. 
The band's debut single, "Wide Awake", was released March 19, 2007, with their debut album Love It When I Feel Like This, released on June 4, 2007, and being produced by the band's long term collaborator Gavin Monaghan. "Wide Awake" was produced at The Magic Garden Studio, in Wolverhampton, assisted by Gazz Rogers. "Wide Awake" has had lots of play across national and local radio Stations.