The Loves formed in 2000 and since then have had over 30 members come and go through their ranks. Their first release was the 2001 Boobytrap Singles Club double A side Little Girl Blues / She'll Break Your Heart. It was highly praised and reached the Indie Top 20. Number 13 with a bullet. Their next few releases (2 singles, an EP & their 1st album Love) were released between September 2001 and April 2004 on the highly acclaimed London indie label, Track And Field.