Jamie Hince

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Jamie Hince
Performing in 2008 Barcelona, Spain
Background information
Birth name James William Hince
Also known as Hotel
Born (1968-12-19) 19 December 1968 (age 47)
Buckinghamshire, England
Genres Post-punk, garage rock, indie rock
Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter, photographer
Instruments guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, drums, vocals
Associated acts The Kills, Fiji, Scarfo, Blyth Power
Notable instruments
Hofner guitars

James William "Jamie" Hince[citation needed] (born 19 December 1968) is an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, best known as the guitarist for the indie rock duo The Kills.[1] He started his musical career in bands called Fiji, Scarfo, and Blyth Power. He co-founded The Kills with American singer Alison Mosshart in 2000. In The Kills, Hince is known as "Hotel" and Mosshart is known as "VV."

Personal life[edit]

Hince is married to model Kate Moss. In 2008, The Sun reported that Hince and Moss became engaged during a trip to Amsterdam. Hince proposed to her in bed with a vintage 1920s ring worth more than £10,000. They wed on 1 July 2011 at St Peter's Church, Southrop in Gloucestershire.[2]


With Fiji[edit]

  • Cattlecount (CD Single) (August 1999)
  • Glue Hotel Tapes (Mini Album) (1999)
  • Pillshop (7" Single)

With Scarfo[edit]

  • Scarfo (November 1995)
  • Luxury Plane Crash (July 1997)

Studio albums with The Kills[edit]


  1. ^ Britton, Amy (2011-11-17). Revolution Rock: The Albums Which Defined Two Ages. AuthorHouse. pp. 327–. ISBN 9781467887106. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kate Moss: Kiss Me, Kate — Vogue". Vogue.com. 2011-08-11. Retrieved 2014-08-27.