Inspired by the windswept drama of her native ORKNEY ISLES, Scotland. Louise Kleboe started writing songs at the age of 10 and was immediately showcased at the prestigious ORKNEY FOLK FESTIVAL. Her singing career has seen her perform her songs at the ISLE OF WIGHT BESTIVAL, The EDEN PROJECT sessions and the INSTITUTE of CONTEMPORARY ARTS, where her mysterious MEZZO voice and MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST talents have moved and intrigued. Her voice has been compared with LISA GERARD,, KATE BUSH and even early SCOTT WALKER although she has always been acknowledged to have a UNIQUE sound all of her own.
Alfie Thomas AWARD WINNING FILM composer ( GOLDEN BEAR, Berlin Film Festival 2004, McLIBEL B.I.F.A 2005) and renowned CRAZED ACCORDIONIST with urban folk legends BAND of HOLY JOY he heard Louise's sing in a Gothic church filled with candle light and knew they had to work together. He pursued her and they formed the SOCIETY of IMAGINARY FRIENDS a name inspired by Louise's childhood experiences.
The beautiful, young virtuoso violinist CARA VELLA ( bohemian Indie stars The Peoples Friend ) completed the line - up in 2008.