"Alistair Richard Griffin", (born 1 November 1977 in Middlesbrough), is an English singer/songwriter. Brought up in Castleton, a small moorland village near Whitby, North Yorkshire, his wide musical influences range from classic rock and 'Britpop', to English and American folk music. He is passionate about football and is a qualified referee. He has also written songs for his home team, Middlesbrough Football Club, and former England manager, Terry Venables.
Alistair Griffin started singing and writing songs whilst still a student at York St John College, playing guitar and busking on the streets of York with a small band. After graduating with a BA(Hons) in English Literature (and following a brief stint working as a milkman around his home town, during which he crashed his milk float), he moved to London to pursue a career as a singer/songwriter.
In 2001, as vocalist with the pop/rock band 'Sugartown', he performed in front of 70,000 people at the Leeds Party in the Park. The following year, he and his sometime songwriting partner, Stuart Hanna formed the band, Pulse, and co-wrote the song 'Fade Away' (having recorded the song on an 8-track in Hanna's bedroom) and en...
|Born||November 1 1977|
|Years active||2000 - present|