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White Town is an Indie-Pop musical project by Joyti Mishra in 1989 at Derby, England. White Town is considered as a "One-hit wonder" due to the very populare song "Your Woman" from his 1997 album Women in Technology. As of now, Jotyi has released five albums, eight EPs, and four singles under the name of "White Town".


White Town was formed in Derby, England in 1989. Joyti was influenced from a Pixies concert he saw. The name "White Town" came from Mishra's feelings on living in Derby. Originally White Town had Joyti, including a guitarist, bassist, and a drummer and they would play at local gigs. In 1990, the band released White Town, and eponomonus extended play on 7" vinyl. It was released on Joyti's -then indie label "Sayta Records". It is the only released Joyti has made with the label. The EP is currently avaible for free download on the White Town site.

By the mid-90's, the only remaining member was Joyti, in 1994, White Town's debut album, Socialism, Sexism & Sexuality, was released with little to no success. However, in 1997, White Town was signed to EMI and released Women in Technology. The album was successful due to the world-wide hit single "Your Woman". Later in '97, EMI dropped Joyti due to there poor relationship. Because of this, White Town is considered as a "One-hit wonder".

In 2000, the third White Town album named Peek & Poke was released. In 2005, White Town Contributed to Voyces United to UNHCR with the song, "The PNAC Canable". In 2006, White Town released their fourth album, Dont Mention the War. In 2011, Monopole was released.

Musical and Lyrical StylingsEdit

White Town's music is ussually categorized under Indie-Pop, Electronica, and Alternative Dance. White Town is also known for there "low-budget" ways of recording, ussually by 8-track recorders and computer programs. Lyrics for White Town songs would concern on society, political views, and relationships.


Studio AlbumsEdit

Year Title Label
1994 Socialism, Sexism & Sexuality
  • Released: 1994
  • Formats: Compact Disc (CD), Download
Bzangy Records/Paresol
1997 Women in Technology
  • Released: Febuaray 25, 1997
  • Formats: CD, Cassette Tape (CS), Download
Chrysalis/EMI UK
2000 Peek & Poke
  • Released: March 23, 2000
  • Formats: CD, Download
Bzangy Records
2006 Dont Mention the War
  • Released: October 23, 2006
  • Formats: CD, Download
Bzangy Records
2011 Monopole
  • Released: October 13, 2011
  • Formats: CD, Download
Bzangy Records

Extended PlaysEdit

Year Title Label
1990 White Town
  • Released: 1990
  • Formats: 7" Vinyl, Free Download
Satya Records
1990 Darley Abby
  • Released: 1990
  • Format: 7" Flexi Disc
1991 Alain Delon
  • Released: 1991
  • Format: 7" Vinyl
1992 Bewitched
  • Released: 1992
  • Format: 7" Vinyl
1992 Fairweather Friend
  • Released: 1992
  • Format: 7" Vinyl
1996 Abort, Retry, Fail?
  • Released: 1996
  • Formats: CD, CS , 12" Vinyl
  • Notes: Released as a promo for "Your Woman".
1998 Another Lover EP
  • Released: 1998
  • Format: CD
  • Notes: Considered as a single to some.
2006 A New Surprise
  • Released: 2006
  • Format: 7" Vinyl
  • Notes: Considered as a single to some
Heavenly Pop Hits


Year Title Label Album
1991 "All She Said" Paresel Non-Album Single
1997 "Your Woman" Chrysalis/EMI UK Women in Technology
1997 "Undressed" Chrysalis/EMI UK Women in Technology
2010 "Cut Out My Heart" Bzangy Non-Album Single

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