Steve Pilgrim (musician)
|Birth name||Steven Michael Pilgrim|
|Born||1979 (age 37–38)
|Genres||Alternative rock, indie rock, blues, folk, acoustic|
|Occupation(s)||Drummer, singer-songwriter, producer, founder BeOnePercent charity|
|Associated acts||The Stands, Akeboshi, Sophie Solomon, John Power, Paul Weller|
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.
Pilgrim joined The Stands as drummer in 2003 and played with the band for one year. The band were part of Liverpool's Bandwagon scene in the early 2000s and Noel Gallagher was an early fan of The Stands. 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).
Pilgrim joined John Power's band for the Willow She Weeps tour and also played on Power's third studio album Stormbreaker (2008). 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). 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, which was released in March 2012.
- The Stands (2003–2004)
- The Cuckolds (2005–2006)
- Sophie Solomon (2005–2006)
- John Power (2006–2008)
- The Fools (2007)
- Paul Weller (2008–present)
- The Rainband (2013)
- Lover, Love Her (2007)
- Sunshine (2009)
- Pixels and Paper (2011)
- The Stands – All Years Leaving (2004)
- The Stands – Horse Fabulous (2005)
- Akeboshi – Akeboshi (2005)
- Sophie Solomon – Poison Sweet Madera (2006)
- Akeboshi – Meet Along the Way (2007)
- The Fools – Enjoy It (2007)
- John Power – Stormbreaker (2008)
- Rachael Wright – Just Like He Said (2008)
- Akeboshi – Roundabout (2008)
- Alexander Wolfe – Morning Brings a Flood (2009)
- Paul Weller – Wake Up the Nation (2010)
- Cast – Troubled Times (2011)
He has been married to Laura since 2006 and they have two children.