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Tom Hingley performing with The Lovers

I first saw Inspiral Carpets perform at Alexandra Palace in 1991,and have followed the band's career over the years, including Tom Hingley's solo projects and other bands. In my Inspiral Carpets mini-site you can find reviews, interviews and photos. Moo!

  • Read the May 2003 Inspiral Carpets interview - At the launch party for the Cool As album, I interviewed singer Tom Hingley and bass player Martyn Walsh. They told me what inspired the reunion, and what will decide whether this album is their last and also gave some insight into the relationships in the Inspirals family.
  • Concert photos 2007 - Photos from the tour to promote the iTunes album of rarities
  • Revenge of the Goldfish - An interview with Tom from 1993, discussing the then recent Revenge of the Goldfish album, the b-side 'It's only a paper moon' and the cover version of Tainted Love. These tracks now appear on the 'Cool As' compilation.
  • Lovers talking - In 1997, Tom formed a band with Jerry Kelly from the Lotus Eaters called The Lovers. The band had a repertoire of around fifteen songs and released seven tracks on a demo tape, flexi and CD single.
  • The Lovers live review - This gig review appeared in Making Music magazine
  • The Clint Boon Experience - This review of Clint's new band also appeared in Making Music magazine.
  • The way the light falls: photos - There are some photos in the articles that aren't in the gallery and vice versa

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