Dave McCabe at The Brixton Academy, London with The Zutons.
|Birth name||David Alan McCabe|
|Born||January 1981 (age 36)
Whiston, Merseyside, England
|Genres||Indie / Rock|
|Associated acts||The Zutons, Tramp Attack, Dave McCabe & The Ramifications, Mark Ronson|
McCabe was a member of Liverpool band Tramp Attack with Brookside actor Kristian Ealey. The band released their debut single "Rocky Hangover" in 2001, before McCabe left to form The Zutons. The band released 3 albums, before quietly disbanding in 2008.
In 2012, McCabe provided vocals along with the likes of Paul McCartney and Robbie Williams to The Justice Collective Hillborough charity single, a cover version of "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother".
In 2015, McCabe launched his solo career with the release of his debut album "Church Of Miami" on 1965 Records. In contrast to previous output, the album isn't guitar based and has been compared to the likes of Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode
In September 2012, McCabe was found guilty of assault after headbutting and breaking the nose of a 23-year-old student in Liverpool city centre. Reportedly provoked by the victim and his friends laughing about his girlfriends coat, McCabe claimed he was protecting himself after the group surrounded him. The victim maintained that McCabe lunged at him after overhearing the group laughing He was given a community order and ordered to pay the victim £1,500 plus court costs of £3,500.
- Church Of Miami (2015)