GLENN TILBROOK

@ Stockton Arc

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12 March 2022

Such is the continuing work ethic of a fellow who’s never been far from the action since Squeeze made their recording bow with the Packet Of Three EP in 1977. Those humble three tracks led to such enduring pop classics as Take Me I’m Yours, Cool For Cats, Up The Junction, Another Nail In My Heart, Tempted, Labelled With Love, Black Coffee In Bed, Hourglass (this could go on for a while…), not to mention landmark albums like Argybargy, East Side Story and Some Fantastic Place.

Squeeze’s demise in 1998 (though not permanent) saw Glenn embark on a solo career that spawned the albums The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook (2001) and Transatlantic Ping-Pong (2004), showcasing an ever-maturing songwriting talent. Arguably, though, Happy Ending is Glenn’s most personal work to date, a series of evocative portraits of time, people and places, that included writing and vocal contributions by his own children Leon and Wesley, in addition to old friends Simon Hanson (Fluffers/reunited Squeeze drummer) and Dennis Greaves (Nine Below Zero, also Glenn’s compatriot in the side project band The Co-operative).

Anyone who has witnessed Glenn on the live stage can attest to the properness of his doings, as it were. Armed with ready wit, raucous vibes and a shed load of grin-inducing great songs, there are few musicians able to connect with their audience on such an immediate and warm level. The ever burgeoning festival circuit is frequently enriched by Tilbrook the troubadour, whether he be leafing through the plentiful back catalogue of Squeeze or dashing off impromptu audience requests ranging from Jimi Hendrix to Tony Orlando & Dawn, and all points in-between.

 

 

 

 

Tickets for the Glenn Tilbrook – Spring 2022 shows are available from:

 

Friday 25th February                             BASINGSTOKE – The Haymarket

Saturday 26th February                        GLOUCESTER – Guildhall

Sunday 27th February                            EXETER – Phoenix

Thursday 3rd March                               NUNEATON – Queen’s Hall

Friday 4th March                                      STAMFORD – Corn Exchange

Saturday 5th March                                 CHESTER – Live Rooms

Thursday 10th March                             ILKLEY – King’s Hall

Friday 11th March                                   HOLMFIRTH – Picturedrome

Saturday 12th March                              STOCKTON – Arc

Sunday 13th March                                 YORK – Crescent

Wednesday 16th March                         LINCOLN – New Theatre Royal

Thursday 17th March                              SOUTHPORT – Atkinson

Friday 18th March                                   WHITLEY BAY – Playhouse

Saturday 19th March                              CASTLETON – The Devil’s Arse Cavern

Wednesday 23rd March                        WINCHESTER – Theatre Royal

Thursday 24th March                             BURY ST EDMUNDS – Apex

Friday 25th March                                   WOLVERHAMPTON / BILSTON – The Robin 2

Saturday 26th March                              BURY – The Met

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