Steve Pilgrim (musician)

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Steve Pilgrim
Birth name Steven Michael Pilgrim
Born 1979 (age 37–38)
Liverpool, England
Genres Alternative rock, indie rock, blues, folk, acoustic
Occupation(s) Drummer, singer-songwriter, producer, founder BeOnePercent charity
Instruments Drums, guitar
Years active 2003–present
Labels Muddy Leaf
Associated acts The Stands, Akeboshi, Sophie Solomon, John Power, Paul Weller
Website www.stevepilgrim.co.uk

Steven Michael "Steve" Pilgrim (born 1979 in Liverpool) is an English drummer and singer-songwriter. He was originally the drummer for The Stands (2003–2004) playing on both the band's albums however he left before the band eventually split up. Following his departure, Pilgrim has established a career as a singer-songwriter, releasing three solo albums Lover, Love Her (2007) Sunshine (2009) and Pixels and Paper (2011). He has also drummed for several artists including John Power and Paul Weller.

Biography[edit]

Pilgrim joined The Stands as drummer in 2003 and played with the band for one year.[1] The band were part of Liverpool's Bandwagon scene in the early 2000s and Noel Gallagher was an early fan of The Stands.[1] Whilst in the band Pilgrim played on both their studio albums All Years Leaving (2004) and Horse Fabulous (2005) however he left before their 2005 U.S. tour. After leaving The Stands, Pilgrim played with The Cuckolds from 2005 to 2006 and began work as a session musician playing with artists such as Akeboshi and Sophie Solomon (who he also toured with). In 2007, he joined Northern Irish band The Fools and played on their only release Enjoy It EP (2007).[1]

Pilgrim joined John Power's band for the Willow She Weeps tour and also played on Power's third studio album Stormbreaker (2008).[1] Pilgrim then went on to drum for Paul Weller joining his band for the 22 Dreams tour and played on the album Wake Up the Nation (2010).[1] In 2011 Pilgrim also recorded and toured with the reformed Cast on their new album Troubled Times, in place of original drummer Keith O'Neill,[2] which was released in March 2012.

Associated acts[edit]

Solo discography[edit]

  • Lover, Love Her (2007)
  • Sunshine (2009)
  • Pixels and Paper (2011)

Session discography[edit]

Personal life[edit]

He has been married to Laura since 2006 and they have two children.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Steve Pilgrim". Steve Pilgrim. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  2. ^ "Steve Pilgrim : Interview". Pennyblackmusic.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 

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