Glenn Tilbrook

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s

Biography

Glenn Martin Tilbrook, 31 August 1957, Dulwich, London, England. Tilbrook and Chris Difford formed one of the great songwriting duos of the post-punk era as leaders of Squeeze. Tilbrook was the main vocalist with Squeeze, and provided the simple, catchy melodies for Difford’s literate lyrics. The band’s run of UK hits in the early 80s generated miniature masterpieces such as ‘Cool For Cats’, ‘Up The Junction’, ‘Another Nail In My Heart’, ‘Tempted’ and ‘Labelled With Love’, leading many commentators to compare them to John Lennon and Paul McCartney. The duo also released an album in 1982 as Difford And Tilbrook during a break in Squeeze activities, before returning to the parent band for 1985’s Cosi Fan Tutti Frutti.

Tilbrook guested with a number of other artists during the second phase of Squeeze’s career, in particular striking up a productive working relationship with US...

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