Richard Hawley

Richard Willis Hawley[5] (born 17 January 1967) is an English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer. After his first band Treebound Story (formed while he was still at school) broke up, Hawley found success as a member of Britpop band Longpigs in the 1990s.[6] After that group broke up in 2000, he later joined the band Pulp, led by his friend Jarvis Cocker, for a short time.[7] As a solo musician, Hawley has released eight studio albums. He has been nominated for a Mercury prize twice and once for a Brit Award. He has collaborated with Lisa Marie Presley, Shakespears Sister, Arctic Monkeys, Manic Street Preachers, Elbow, Duane Eddy and Paul Weller.[6]

Richard Hawley
Richard Hawley performing at the Cambridge Corn Exchange in 2013
Richard Hawley performing at the Cambridge Corn Exchange in 2013
Background information
Birth nameRichard Willis Hawley
Born (1967-01-17) 17 January 1967 (age 56)
Pitsmoor, Sheffield, England
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
  • organ
  • lyre
  • drums
  • percussion
Years active1989–present
LabelsSetanta, Mute, Parlophone, Live Here Now

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