Former Undertone, John O'Neil played guitar and co-produced Wasp Factory's first single, Mandy Says. Sarah just walked up to John in her home town of Derry and asked him if he would like to work with the band. The rest is History.

Drummer Ian Earl's dad is the well known sax player, Irish Earl. During the late seventies and early eighties he played with such bands as Ian Dury, The Clash and Katrina and the Waves. Remember the catchy bit in walking on sunshine? He wrote that.