Stornoway is a British alternative indie folk band who formed in 2006 in the Cowley Road area of Oxford, UK. Stornoway consists of singer and guitarist Brian Briggs, multi-instrumentalists Jon ouin and Oli Steadman, and the latter's brother Rob Steadman on drums. The band is often joined by trumpeter Adam Briggs and violinist Rahul Satija.
Named after the Hebridean town on the Isle of Lewis, which appears on all UK televised weather reports and shipping forecasts, the group incorporates string instruments and keyboards, supported by a typical pop backline of guitar, drums, and bass guitar. The band is signed to the British independent record label 4AD.
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