Birth Place: London, England
Years Active: 1974-1982, 1985-1999, 2007-present
Genres: New Wave, Power Pop, Post-punk
Squeeze is an English band that rose to prominence in the U.K. during the new wave music movement of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Squeeze was formed by the writing duo of Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook in Deptford, London, in 1974 and disbanded in 1982. Squeeze reformed in 1985 and then disbanded again in 1999. The band reunited in 2007 for one-off tours in the U.K. and the U.S. The band began with Difford on guitar and vocals, Tilbrook on guitar and vocals, Jools Holland on keyboards and Paul Gunn on drums. 1976 saw Gilson Lavis replaced Gunn on drums and Harry Kakoulli joined on bass. Squeeze got their start in the local Deptford music scene playing local gigs. Squeeze’s debut EP, ...
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