Steve Cradock

Musician — Birmingham

Name
Steve Cradock.

What do you do?
I am a musician.

Where are you from?
I am from the Midlands UK, and have been living in Devon for 10 years.

Describe your style in three words?
Cool, calm, collected (with a big tongue in cheek).

If you could play lead guitar with any musical artist in history?
Brian Wilson, on the Pet Sounds sessions!
The arrangements were incredible and his use of echo was symphonic.

Which British subculture will have the greatest style legacy?
Modernism, Thelonius Monk - Charlie Parker - The Small Faces - The Jam - The Casual’s - The Stone Roses - on and on.

Who is your British style icon?
Steve Marriott ’65 - ’69!

First track you played on repeat?
'Pity Poor Alfie' by The Jam.

One record you would keep forever?
'Odessey And Oracle' by the Zombies.

Song that defines the teenage you?
'Thick As Thieves' by The Jam.

A song lyric that has inspired you?
Your lining your pockets, 
for no other reason, 

to buy up the things, 
that I gave without reasonable pay

'Lining Your Pockets' - Ocean Colour Scene

Best gig you have ever been to?
The Stone Roses, the Birmingham Irish Centre 1989.

A song you wished you had written?
'Better Use Your Head' by Little Anthony and the Imperials.

Three new songs you can’t stop playing now?

Kismet Kill - Haley Bonar

Take me to church - Hozier

Guilty of love - Unloved

Name
Steve Cradock.

What do you do?
I am a musician.

Where are you from?
I am from the Midlands UK, and have been living in Devon for 10 years.

Describe your style in three words?
Cool, calm, collected (with a big tongue in cheek).

If you could play lead guitar with any musical artist in history?
Brian Wilson, on the Pet Sounds sessions!
The arrangements were incredible and his use of echo was symphonic.

Which British subculture will have the greatest style legacy?
Modernism, Thelonius Monk - Charlie Parker - The Small Faces - The Jam - The Casual’s - The Stone Roses - on and on.

Who is your British style icon?
Steve Marriott ’65 - ’69!

First track you played on repeat?
'Pity Poor Alfie' by The Jam.

One record you would keep forever?
'Odessey And Oracle' by the Zombies.

Song that defines the teenage you?
'Thick As Thieves' by The Jam.

A song lyric that has inspired you?
Your lining your pockets, 
for no other reason, 

to buy up the things, 
that I gave without reasonable pay

'Lining Your Pockets' - Ocean Colour Scene

Best gig you have ever been to?
The Stone Roses, the Birmingham Irish Centre 1989.

A song you wished you had written?
'Better Use Your Head' by Little Anthony and the Imperials.

Three new songs you can’t stop playing now?

Kismet Kill - Haley Bonar

Take me to church - Hozier

Guilty of love - Unloved

Ocean Colour Scene - The Riverboat Song

Ocean Colour Scene - Hundred Mile High City

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