still life were a rock band from Humberside in the United Kingdom. As well as a popular band in their home town they released several critically acclaimed singles and were one of the first UK bands to embrace the internet as a means of advertising and promoting their music
still life were formed in 1996 by a group of five musicians from Kingston Upon Hull in the UK: Vocalist Paul Terry, drummer Phil Bean, vocalist and bass player James Paddison and guitarists Andy Clark and Mike Richmond. Richmond is credited as lyricist on all of the band's recorded tracks, music was credited to the entire band.
From lowly beginnings in local pubs and clubs, still life rapidly sailed to the top of the local music scene, eventually performing as support for several major acts including Atomic Kitten, Sash! and Fine Young Cannibals. The band finally split up in 2005, with an invite only performance at The Winter Gardens club in Cleethorpes supported by up and coming Hull-based singer songwriter Emma Rugg.
The band's alternative rock sound developed from an early influence of the britpop bands of the time (particularly The Smiths and Suede) into a more...
|country||Kingston Upon Hull, England, United Kingdom|
|music genre||Alternative Rock|