The Crescent (band)
The Crescent were an English indie rock band formed in 2000 by bassist Sean Longsworth and drummer Joey Harrison from Huyton, Merseyside. The band were noted as "most famous for being protegees of lost La Lee Mavers".
Longsworth and Harrison were still in their teens when they formed The Crescent. They were soon joined by guitarist Karl Rowlands. The band backed fellow Huytonian Lee Mavers, formerly of The La's, at rehearsals which did not make it onto the gigs. However, Mavers erratic personality soon led to difficulties.
After singer-songwriter Wayne Whitfield joined the band they were signed by Hut Records. Their debut single, "On The Run" made the Top 50 in the UK Singles Chart in May 2002. Two further singles followed, each reaching the UK chart, before a self-titled album was released in September 2002.
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