These Animal Men were a UK band achieving minor fame in the 1990s as part of the New Wave of New Wave and splitting, after 2 albums, in 1998. These Animal Men were formed in Brighton in around 1990, signing to Hut records, an offshoot of Virgin Records in 1993. They gained fame and/or notoriety with their first few singles which featured many drug references on the sleeves and in the lyrics. Their first album "(Come on Join) The High Society" was released in 1994. After a three year hiatus, punctuated by only one EP "Taxi for These Animal Men", they returned with their second album in 1997.