Casbah Club

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Casbah Club
Origin London, England
Genres Rock, mod rock, hard rock
Years active 2004–2008 (on hiatus)
Labels Stir Music
Website Official Casbah Club website
Members Simon Townshend
Bruce Foxton
Bruce Watson
Mark Brzezicki
Past members JJ Gilmour

Casbah Club is a mod rock band formed in 2004, which consisted of guitarist/vocalist Simon Townshend (brother of Pete Townshend and touring member of The Who), bassist Bruce Foxton (The Jam, Stiff Little Fingers), drummer Mark Brzezicki (Procol Harum, Big Country), and rhythm guitarist Bruce Watson (Big Country). Scottish singer JJ Gilmour sang with the band in its earliest incarnation; a live album entitled Eastworld from this period was released.

Watson left the band to concentrate on his work with Four Good Men prior to re-forming Big Country with Brzezicki and Tony Butler for a 25th anniversary tour in 2007.

Casbah Club's debut album, Venustraphobia, was released in June 2006. During that year they toured with The Who, wherein Simon Townshend played a support set as a member of Casbah Club before playing the headlining set as a member of The Who.

As of September 2008, Casbah Club has been on hiatus as Townshend continues to tour with The Who and Bruce Foxton tours with From The Jam. Bruce Watson and Mark Brzezizki currently record and tour with the reformed Big Country.


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