"Any Trouble" were a British rock band originating from Crewe, England. Founding members were Clive Gregson, Chris Parks and Tom Jackson. Soon after, Mel Harley and Phil Barnes completed the line up. After Tom Jackson left, the band was fronted by Clive Gregson (b. 4 January 1955, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Manchester, England. The remaining four were the first Any Trouble line-up to record.
Any Trouble signed to Stiff Records and their first release "Where Are All The Nice Girls" was perhaps their most successful. The album was produced by John Wood (Fairport Convention etc.) and the band gained instant notoriety for gaining a Melody Maker front cover with a gushing article by Alan Jones. In some ways the band's career never recovered from this early rush of success and Gregson's singing was unfairly compared to that of Elvis Costello.
Endless touring and the release of a second fine album "Wheels In Motion" didn't seem to be furthering their career and by 1984 the band had moved to EMI after an ignominious exit from Stiff. By now the line-up consisted of original members Gregson and Barnes with the addition of Andy Ebsworth on drums and Steve Gurl on keyboards. Two albums foll...