Unkle Bob Artist Profile | AAE Music
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Years Active: 2003-2011; 2012-present
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49.2KListeners

Unkle Bob have been around since 2006 but 2013 marked a fresh start. Tipped by many to go all the way, their legacy was two albums Sugar and Spite (2006) and Shockwaves (2010). They became a hit in the US with tracks featuring in TV dramas, including Grey’s Anatomy.

Originally formed in Glasgow Scotland in the early 2000s, the 5-piece later relocated to London. Unkle Bob MK1 finally called it a day in 2011. Now based in Edinburgh, singer-songwriter and front-man Rick Webster revived the Unkle Bob name releasing an EP called "Songs For Others" in August 2013.

The record was uniquely funded via Pledge Music giving fans the opportunity to buy a song written about their lives. Pledgers entered into dialogue with Rick about lyrics and the general style of the track, giving birth to the EP and album track Brother.

In January 2014 Rick invited some of his former band-mates to work on material for a new album. “I didn’t expect anyone to accept an invitation to reunite in a studio. But they said yes.” says Rick.

Old chemistry returned to breathe new life into bedroom demos as former members Stuart Cartwright (banjo, guitar), Ron Yeadon (piano), and Chris Hardwick (drums) reunited with Rick Webster (vocals, guitar, piano) & new bass player Chris Plews in a remote studio in Wales.

Special guest musicians Saul Davies (from James) adds 12-string guitar & violin, and Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah Slean provides backing vocals & string arrangements which are performed by The Cairn Quartet.

The new album, Embers is released worldwide on 7th July 2014 on CD & Digital.

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Unkle Bob performs alternative, alternative rock, indie, rock music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Unkle Bob for your event, Please Contact. Unkle Bob has more than 49.2K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Greg Laswell, The Rescues, Thirteen Senses, Glasvegas, Mat Kearney, Trent Dabbs, Cary Brothers, Guster, Nada Surf, Butterfly Boucher . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Unkle Bob for an upcoming event.

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