The most populous band I can think of is the Polyphonic Spree who had a good few hundred people in the band at any one time. They made choral, symphonic rock-pop to a pretty decent standard (how many other choral, symphonic pop-rock acts can you name?) and for all the contributors never sounded particularly overwhelming or erratic. Boasting fifteen members, The Destroyers may be in competition with the Polyphonic Spree in terms of numbers, but musically they really couldn't be any more dissimilar.
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