Founded in 2012, the band was named after the famous mocktail “Shirley Temple” and its namesake actress. The group decided on their band name after splitting two Shirley Temples between themselves because that was all they could afford. They realised in that moment that they were starting from the bottom, and the top was where they wanted to be. Hence the mocktail played a significant role in the naming of the band. Just like how mocktails stand out from all the cocktails and alcoholic beverages at the bar, they too adopted their own taste and became an alternative choice of music for the fresh and young at heart.