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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 Diffords literate lyrics. The bands 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 1985s Cosi Fan Tutti Frutti.
Tilbrook guested with a number of other artists during the second phase of Squeezes career, in particular striking up a productive working relationship with US...