Stuart Ashton Staples (born 14 November 1965 in Basford, Nottinghamshire) is an English [1 ] musician best known as the lead singer of indie band Tindersticks, in which he also plays guitar. Staples has a very recognizable vocal style and a distinctively low, nasal voice.
Biography [ edit ]
Prior to co-founding Tindersticks, Staples played in a band called
Asphalt Ribbons, whose final line-up was nearly identical to that of his later band. He has released two solo albums: [2 ] and Lucky Dog Recordings 03-04 . He has composed the Leaving Songs soundtrack to two films by Claire Denis, (2004) L'Intrus [3 ] and [4 ] (2009) White Material [5 ]
Tindersticks had previously recorded the music to two other Denis films,
and Nénette et Boni . Trouble Every Day In 2007 he collaborated with [2 ] David Boulter composing the soundtrack to Tot Ziens! (We'll meet Again), a short by Belgian director Klaus Verscheure.
Solo discography [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ McKibbin, Tony (2009) " Profile - Stuart Staples (Tindersticks)", , 9 July 2009, retrieved 2011-01-21 The List
^ a b Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, ISBN 1-84195-335-0, p. 1030-31
^ Sutton, Michael " Stuart Staples Biography", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-01-21
^ Holden, Stephen (2005) " MOVIE REVIEW: The Intruder (2004) - An Inscrutable Traveler Embarks on a Staggered Path of Recollections", , 23 December 2005, retrieved 2011-01-21 New York Times
^ Weissberg, Jay (September 6, 2009). ". variety.com White Material" . Retrieved . November 21, 2011
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