There are at least four bands that go by the name Soft: 1. A New York City band influenced by several British guitar pop bands from the Stone Roses to The Verve. They released a self-titled EP in 2005 and a full-length CD, Gone faded, in 2007. 2. A popular band from Guadeloupe mixing traditional forms of music such as zouk and biguine. Comprising Fred Deshayes (guitar and vocals), Didier Juste (congas), Philip Sadikalay (saxophone) and Joël Larochel (double bass), they have released two albums since 2004 - 'Libération' and 'Partout Etranger' - and tour regularly.