Folk rock band from Twickenham, London, England.Formed in 2006.Charlie Fink - Vocals & GuitarDoug Fink - DrumsTom Hobden - FiddleUrby Whale - BassLaura Marling and Emmy The Great were also members before going solo, though both continue to perform with the band.The band name is a marriage of the title of one of the band's favourite films, The Squid And The Whale, and the name of the film's director Noah Baumbach.
Noah and the Whale is an alternative/folk group formed in Twickenham, London, England in 2006. They consist of Charlie Fink (vocals, guitar), Tom Hobden (fiddle), Matt "Urby Whale" Owens (bass), Fred Abbott (keyboards) and Jack Hamson (drums). Doug Fink (drums) and Laura Marling (vocals, guitar) are former members of the band. They released their debut album Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down - which contains the UK Top 10 hit 5 Years Time - in August of 2008.
A year later, following the end of a relationship between Charlie Fink and Laura Marling, the band released The First Days of Spring, a concept album written about Laura. It came with a film to accompany the album, written and directed by Charlie.
Noah and the Whale are a British Indie folk band from Twickenham, London, England formed in 2006.