There are at least 2 groups called Ideals: 1. Ideals (Pre-Hickoids) were a punk band from Texas. Their first 7" called "High Art" was recorded live at Raul's in 1980 and released on Wow! records. Another 7" and LP followed a few years later. 2. Ideals are four intense youths from Ipswich who bring a darker edge to proceedings by dint of some thunderous journeys into The Big Pop Sound. Up until five minutes ago they were called It’s A Trap, about which is was said: “they reflect a nationwide trend in music.