The Jasmine Minks formed in Aberdeen in 1983, they signed to Alan McGee's Creation Records after submitting a demo tape to Melody Maker magazine. They released a mini six track album in 1984 before releasing their self-titled debut in 1986. The band ceased activity for a few years following albums Another Age and Scratch the Surface but reunited in 2000 to release album Veritas. They signed to McGee's Poptones label and released Popartglory in 2001. After a period of inactivity, The Jasmine Minks began to play live regularly and record new material in 2017.
We Make Our Own History, is their first album in 22 years. The LP is available on vinyl and digital.
“The Jasmine Minks were the first real Creation band – their single ‘Think!’ was the fourth single we put out. An amazing unknown gem of a band. Working-class heroes – to me, anyway.” - Alan McGee