|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
Formed in Hounslow, London, England, in 1990, melodic guitar pop band the Bluetones spent the next four years practising in garages. Originally comprising Scott Morriss (10 October 1973, England; bass), Eds Chesters (b. Edward Daniel Chesters, 24 October 1971, Durham, England; drums, ex-Soho), Adam Devlin (b. Adam Patrick Devlin, 17 September 1969, Hounslow, Middlesex, England; guitar) and Mark James Morriss (b. 18 October 1971, England; vocals, brother of Scott), their patience was rewarded in 1995 when they became the toast of the UKs music press. Mark Morriss said of their music: What we do is a continuation of what went on in the 60s without the flower-power bullshit. Good tunes. And over-lapping melodies; the best lyrics in the world dont mean anything without a nice tune.
The Bluetones quickly established a strong fanbase - no less than three fanzines were dedicated to the band before they had released their...