Republica United Kingdom
Republica are an alternative rock band formed in 1994 in England, United Kingdom. The group consists of Samantha Sprackling (aka Saffron, vocals), Tim Dorney (keyboards), Johnny Male (guitars) and Pete Riley (drums). Other members have been Andy Todd (keyboards), David Barbarossa (drums), Alix Tiernan (percussion) and Mick Pirie (bass). The Republica sound was described by the band as "techno-pop punk rock". Former Flowered Up keyboard player Tim Dorney and Andy Todd founded Republica.