Tom Hingley, former lead singer with the classic line up of Inspiral Carpets where for 22 years he sang on all their chart hits, appeared on Top of the Pops and toured the world will bring his acoustic show to the Oriel Centre on 14th October 2017.
Tom Hingley was lead singer with ‘Madchester’ band, Inspiral Carpets until 2011. His signature vocal sound can be heard on all the ‘glory days’ hits including ‘This is How it Feels’, and ‘Saturn 5’, and helped catapult the band to stardom in the early nineties. 25 years and 15 top 40 singles later Tom continues to enjoy a successful solo career that started with his debut acoustic album, “Keep Britain Untidy”, released in 2000 on Tom’s own label, Newmemorabilia. Tom plays original music; an eclectic mix of Folk, Soul, Gospel and Blues with plenty of heart, as well as acoustic renditions of Inspiral classics. With his inimitable voice, and raw, honest performances - complete with slide guitar! – Tom continues to entertain fans old and new nationwide.
Since then Tom has released two more soul-searching acoustic albums . Thames Valley Delta Blues and the Pledge Music crowd funded Sand