Enter Shikari (sometimes stylized as ΣΠΤΣR SHΦΚΔRΦ) are an English post-hardcore band, formed in 2003 in St Albans, Hertfordshire. The band is named after a boat belonging to one of the band member's relatives, and a character in a play Roughton "Rout" Reynolds wrote before forming the band, both of which are named Shikari. Shikari also means 'Hunter', in Marathi, Persian, Hindi, Nepali, Urdu, Punjabi and Bengali. Their debut album, Take to the Skies was released on March 19, 2007 and reached #4 in the Official UK Album Chart. Their second album, titled Common Dreads, was released on June 15, 2009 and debuted on the UK Albums Chart at 16.