The voice of the anthemic classic 'Bittersweet Symphony', former Verve vocalist Richard Ashcroft has continued to successfully carve out an impressive solo career. Almost two decades later, he continues to possess the arrogance of the Gallaghers with all the swagger of Ian Brown while still delivering sensitive and melancholy lyrics.
Best known as the bassist from Joy Division and New Order. Peter decided to honour the outstanding work of his first band and the undoubted genius of the late Ian Curtis by giving people the opportunity to hear past Joy Division albums performed live and in their entirety. Backed by his band The Light, Hooky first played 'Unknown Pleasures' at the Factory club in Manchester in 2010, and has continued to tour the back catalogue ever since.
British Sea Power are Yan, Noble Hamilton, Woody and Eamon. The band began life in Cumbria, 2001, and after a few relocations gained an enormous reputation in Brighton and then Europe, as tour supports to such greats as Interpol and The Flaming Lips. By the end of 2004, they were known worldwide, receiving acclaim as 'the best band in Britain' (Sunday Times) and attaining the Time Out award for Live Band Of The Year. It's quite remarkable that in this short time, BSP have established themselves as one of Britain's most noteworthy bands.
'Louis Berry hails from the city of Liverpool. A switch blade songwriter with a voice of soul. Through politics and crime, love and loss Louis sets its straight.
Only recently has music become the escape route for Louis from his past. A chance conversation led to a meeting with a producer that led to a studio session that led to a band. Having only been singing and writing songs for the last couple of years life moves fast for Louis who signed a publishing deal straight after his explosive debut gig for BBC Introducing.'