Tom Hingley and the Lovers

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Tom Hingley & The Lovers
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Tom Hingley and The Lovers 2012
Background information
Origin Manchester, England
Genres Punk
Indie
Years active 2001–present
Labels Newmemorabilia Records
Website http://www.thelovers.co.uk
Members Tom Hingley
Steve Hanley
Paul Hanley
Kelly Wood
Andrew Tarling
Past members Jason Brown

The Lovers are a British Indie band formed by singer Tom Hingley (of Inspiral Carpets) and brothers Steve Hanley (bass guitar) and Paul Hanley (drums) - both former members of The Fall - with keyboardist Kelly Wood and guitarist Jason Brown. Following Brown's departure Andrew Tarling joined on guitar in 2012.

Their first album, Abba Are The Enemy,[1] was released in 2004. The follow up, Highlights [2] was released in March 2008.

Band members[edit]

former members[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • "Yeah" (single) - Newmemorabilia Records - 2003
  • Abba Are The Enemy - Newmemorabilia Records - 2004
  • Highlights - Newmemorabilia Records - 2008

Compilation tracks[edit]

  • "Isolationtank" on Happiness by Tom Hingley, 2001, FFVinyl
  • "Online Pharmacy" on Shake (VA), 2004, Biff Bang Pow Records
  • "Boyband" on Out Of The Blue (VA), 2004, Blue Cat Records

Interviews[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reynolds, Nick. "Tom Hingley and The Lovers: Abba Are The Enemy". BBC 6 Music, 18 November 2004. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  2. ^ BBC Manchester. "Tom Hingley a Lover and a Fighter". BBC Manchester, 18 April 2008. Retrieved 13 July 2012.

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