The Crookes

The Crookes were formed in 2008 in Sheffield, with band members; Alex Davey Saunders, Daniel Hopewell, George Waite, and Russell Bates. The band, took their name from the Sheffield suburb of Crookes, where Saunders and Hopewell met before finding vocalist George Waite and drummer Russell Bates. The band’s style has been described by NME magazine as a fusion of ‘heartbreaking melodies’ inspired by 1950s and 60s pop-music and Kitchen sink realism.

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