|#||Release title||Total tracks||Type of release is||Imprint date||Label|
|1||Will I Ever Be Inside Of You||9||Audio||1996||Thirsty Ear|
|2||Stupid Thing||3||Audio||1993||Postcard Records|
|3||Will I Ever Be Inside Of You||9||Audio||1994|
|4||Will I Ever Be Inside Of You||9||Audio||1994||Postcard Records|
|5||Will I Ever Be Inside Of You||9||Audio||1994||Postcard Records|
|6||Will I Ever Be Inside Of You||9||Audio||1994||Postcard Records|
|7||The Phantoms & The Archetypes||10||Audio||1992||Postcard Records|
|8||Pregnant With Possibilities Vol. 1||4||Audio||1995||Postcard Records|
|9||Thirsty Ear Promo CD||4||Audio||1996||Thirsty Ear|
The Independent Group featured:
James Kirk (guitar, of Orange Juice)
Blair Cowan (keyboards, from Lloyd Cole and The Commotions)
Tony Soave, (Drums, of The Silencers)
Campbell Owens (bass, of Aztec Camera)
Robert Hodgens (guitar, of The Bluebells)
Alan Horne (Postcard Records founder)
The group's first album The Phantoms and the Archetypes was released in 1992. After a further single, "Stupid Thing", Hodgens was replaced by Mick Slaven (formerly of Jazzeaters and Del Amitri), Steve "Skip" Reid (formerly of Associates), Andy Alston, and Jane Marie O'Brien.
A second album, Will I Ever Be Inside of You, was released in 1994.
The band performed at the Glasgow Film Theatre, playing songs from the album while clips of films including Midnight Cowboy, The Loveless, Taxi Driver, and Un Chien Andalou played behind them.