Stuart A. Staples
45 Shouts - 380,144 Scrobbles
Lead singer of the Tindersticks. Born on 14 November 1965
in Nottingham. Like Tom Waits or Mark Lanegan, Stuart Staples has a ragged voice that sounds like it's been wrecked by years of cigarettes and alcohol. Whether singing his lyrics in a whispery croon or incoherent mumble, Staples captures the twilight atmosphere of a lonely, dilapidated pub, creating sorrowful music that has little punch in daylight but becomes cathartic for lost souls in the late evening. In 1992, Staples formed the Tindersticks, originally a trio called Asphalt Ribbons, in Nottingham, England.
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Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- That Leaving Feeling - (4:02) - 1,975 plays
- Already Gone - (3:52) - 1,100 plays
- Goodbye To Old Friends - (6:13) - 1,312 plays
- Somerset House - (4:12) - 619 plays
- Which Way The Wind - (3:12) - 761 plays
- This Road Is Long - (3:53) - 732 plays
- The Path - (4:05) - 662 plays
- Dance With An Old Man - (2:09) - 577 plays
- One More Time - (3:28) - 561 plays
- This Old Town - (4:00) - 475 plays