Travis are a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in , composed of Fran Healy, Dougie Payne, Andy Dunlop and Neil Primrose. The band's name comes from the character Travis Henderson from the film Paris, Texas. Travis are an alternative rock band from Glasgow, Scotland, comprising Fran Healy Dougie Payne (bass guitar, backing vocals), Andy Dunlop and Neil Primrose. The Official Travis website, featuring Travis band news, tour dates, videos and official merchandise store. The Invisible Band 20th Anniversary. Travis Artistfacts · This Scottish band used to practice in the Horseshoe Bar in Glasgow. · The band met while at art college. · They went through several names. Coldplay's lead singer Chris Martin is on the record as saying Travis were "the band that invented my band and lots of others". Along with Cast, Ocean Colour Scene, and Embrace, the band was one of the most prominent British trad rock groups of the period, following Oasis' lead of. Travis frontman Fran Healy says he 'lost his life' at the height of the band's success - The Number One music magazine feat. band & artist. Formed band in Glasgow, Scotland, ; relocated to London, released debut single “All I Want to Do Is Rock,” ; released debut album Good Feeling, toured. Travis are a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in , composed of Fran Healy (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Dougie Payne (bass guitar, backing vocals). Next month, Travis' debut album Good Feeling will be rereleased on vinyl with its original artwork. The band arrived at Bearsville Studios.