Tom Hingley and the Lovers

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Tom Hingley and the Lovers
Tom Hingley and the Lovers, 2012
Background information
Origin Manchester, England
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 1997–2013
Labels Newmemorabilia
Members Tom Hingley
Steve Hanley
Paul Hanley
Kelly Wood
Jason Brown
Rahman Baloch
Andrew Tarling

The Lovers were a British alternative rock band formed by singer Tom Hingley (of Inspiral Carpets), brothers Steve Hanley (bass guitar) and Paul Hanley (drums) (both former members of The Fall), keyboardist Kelly Wood and guitarist Jason Brown. Brown was initially replaced by Rahman Baloch and Andrew Tarling joined on guitar in 2012 for their final dates.

Their first album, Abba Are The Enemy, was released in 2004.[1] The follow up, Highlights was released in March 2008.[2]

Former Members[edit]

  • Tom Hingley – vocals (2001–2013)
  • Steve Hanley – bass (2001–2013)
  • Paul Hanley – drums (2001–2013)
  • Kelly Wood – keyboards (2001–2013)
  • Jason Brown – guitar (2001–2011)
  • Rahman Baloch – guitar (2011)
  • Andrew Tarling – guitar (2012–2013)


Compilation tracks[edit]

  • "Isolationtank" on Happiness by Tom Hingley, 2001, FFVinyl
  • "Online Pharmacy" on Shake (VA), 2004, Biff Bang Pow
  • "Boyband" on Out Of The Blue (VA), 2004, Blue Cat



  1. ^ Reynolds, Nick. "Tom Hingley and The Lovers: Abba Are The Enemy". BBC 6 Music, 18 November 2004. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  2. ^ BBC Manchester. "Tom Hingley a Lover and a Fighter". BBC Manchester, 18 April 2008. Retrieved 13 July 2012.

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