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I Love that Song! #10: "Grouch of the Day," by Squeeze

If life does indeed imitate art, and Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook’s “Grouch of the Day” represents truth, then all in the world who stress themselves over needless worry should start a club, elect a president, and sing this song to open all of their meetings. 574 more words

Alan Haber

Globe of Frogs - Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians (1988)

Its interesting how the same influences can be interpreted by artists in different places. Take the jangle rock boom of the ’80s. In the American South where it was revitalized, bands like R.E.M., Lets Active and Tommy Keene dominated one aspect of the emerging alternative rock scene. 383 more words

Alternative Rock

The bedroom secrets of Difford and Tilbrook

Squeeze mainmen Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford are round the country with a two-man show at the moment, and somehow it seems right that it opens with the two of them rising from a double bed on stage, clad in jim jams, Morecambe and Wise style. 481 more words

Review – Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook, aka from Squeeze, The “At Odds Couple” Tour, Derngate, Northampton, 3rd November 2014

I used to love Squeeze, they’re very much “my era”, but I haven’t played any of their music for years. My good friend the Sheriff of Shenstone is a big fan and has seen them a number of times over the years, but Mrs Chrisparkle and I have never seen them – and indeed I had to remind Mrs C who they were on our way to the theatre. 2,019 more words

Chris Sparkle

Stepping Stones to the big time - the Paul Carrack interview

When I introduce myself to Paul Carrack on the phone, telling him I’m putting together something for a Lancashire publication, his gruff Northern response is, “You don’t sound very Lancastrian.” 3,111 more words


How to Play Guitar with Your Idol

First of all, we’re gonna skip right over the fact that I haven’t written on here since July of 2013.

Instead, we’re going to launch into why Glenn Tilbrook–on top of being a vocalist of amazing skill and range–is a musician of the highest order, and one of  847 more words