Savage Garden aren't happy with a London bar called... Savage Garden

14 June 2018, 10:31

Savage Garden

Savage Garden have voiced their annoyance that a new London bar has opened, which is also called Savage Garden.

The Australian duo posted a link to an article about the new venue on Twitter, writing: “Yo @Gorgeous_Group – did ya do a basic google search to see if the name Savage Garden had been used in a pretty public and global commercial way before you named your bar the same name?”

However, other Twitter users began to respond to the post and pointed out that 'Savage garden' is also a reference to the novel The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice.

One user asked: “Did you do a quick google and discover that the bar is located opposite a street called… wait for it… Savage Gardens…”

Another added: “I hope you’re not actually considering suing over a name that you also took from another source. Cmon now.”

In case you didn't know, Savage Garden were a huge deal in the 1990s and early 2000s, with hits including 'Truly Madly Deeply', 'To the Moon and Back' and 'I Knew I Loved You'.

The group split back in 2001 (but apparently still have someone running their Twitter account!), but singer Darren Hayes continues to perform as a solo artist.

Anyway, here's an excuse to hear 'Truly Madly Deeply' again: