Stuart Ashton Staples (born 14 November 1965 in Basford, Nottinghamshire) is an English  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:  and Lucky Dog Recordings 03-04 . He has composed the Leaving Songs soundtrack to two films by Claire Denis, (2004) L'Intrus  and  (2009). White Material 
Tindersticks had previously recorded the music to two other Denis films,
and Nénette et Boni . Trouble Every Day In 2007 he collaborated with  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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