Tindersticks, Le Grand Rex, Paris, 27/04/2022
The story of the band Tindersticks :
Who they are, their sound and what they’ve accomplished.
Who is Tindersticks ?
Tindersticks is a British band formed in 1992 by singer-songwriter Stuart A. Staples, guitarist and keyboardist Neil Fraser, bassist Dickon Hinchliffe, and drummer Al Macaulay.
What musical genre plays Tindersticks ?
The band’s musical style has been described as « a hybrid of pre-rock pop and post-punk chamber music. »
Their sound is characterized by Stuart A. Staples’ deep, droning vocals, Neil Fraser’s atmospheric guitar work, and the use of strings and other orchestral arrangements.
What Tindersticks have they achieved so far ?
The band has released ten studio albums, three live albums, and several EPs and singles. Their first album, Tindersticks (1993), was nominated for the Mercury Prize. The band has toured extensively throughout Europe, Japan, and North America.
Where did Tindersticks has been playing live ?
Tindersticks has played live in a wide variety of venues, including rock clubs, concert halls, and festivals. The band has headlined at the Glastonbury Festival and the Roskilde Festival.
What is the discography of the band Tindersticks ?
- Tindersticks (1993)
- Waiting for the Moon (1995)
- Curtains (1997)
- Can Our Love… (2001)
- Bedbugs and Ballyhoo EP (2002)
- Inside Llewyn soundtrack (2013)
- The Something Rain (2012)
- Across Six Leap Years (2014)
- Between Dogs and Wolves (2017)
- No Treasure But Hope (2019)
- In Concert (1995)
- Documentaires (1998)
- Strawberries O’Clock BBC Sessions (2001)
- Tindersticks in Session for Zane Lowe BBC Radio 1 (2013)
- What are the EPs and singles of Tindersticks ?
- Patchwork (1995)
- Vertigo (1996)
- Trouble Every Day (1996)
- City Sickness (1997)
- Rented Rooms (1998)
- Can Our Love… EP (2001)
- « Marbles » (1995)
- « Patchwork » (1995)
- « Tiny Tears » (1995)
- « Vertigo » (1996)
- « City Sickness » (1997)
- « Rented Rooms » (1998)
- « This Fire of Autumn » (1998)
- « Say Goodbye to the City » (2001)
- « Can Our Love… » (2001)
- « All the Love » (2002)
- « Don’t Look Down » (2013)
- « We’ll Meet Again Someday » (2017)
What Compilations albums has Tindersticks released ?
- Curtains Up: The Best of Tindersticks (2000)
- The Hungry Saw (2008)
- The Something Rain Remixes (2012)
What side projects are the members of Tindersticks involved in ?
The members of Tindersticks have been involved in a number of side projects. Stuart A. Staples has released three solo albums, and Neil Fraser has been involved in the bands The Magic Numbers and Twiggy. Dickon Hinchliffe has composed music for film and television, and Al Macaulay has played with the band Low.
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