U2 Tribute Band
Stuart as Bono
Stuart / Bono
Stuart is an accomplished musician & songwriter with a strong vocal
talent. Before Elevation, Stuart was the lead vocalist for the band
'Indian Summer', touring Britain and Europe to promote his two
independent single releases 'Welcome to the Sun' and 'Invisible People'.
In addition to his musical career, Stuart is a trained Actor, he has
appeared in numerous TV ads and Theatre productions. He is also a talented
Artist, his paintings and glass etchings are often displayed in regional
Art Exhibitions, and his commissioned work can be found in numerous
businesses throughout the North West
Alan / The Edge
Alan's musical career started playing the Merseyside cabaret circuit at
age 14. He went on to join 'Louis & the Lettermen', touring the UK and
Denmark, who recorded their first single in 1989, produced by Clive Langer
and Alan Winstanley.
After working as a session guitarist in Denmark, In 1990 Alan joined 'The
Tambourines'. The band released 2 independent singles and toured around
Britain and Europe. Support tours included Echo and the Bunnymen, The
River City People and The Real People.
Alan spent some time as a session guitarist for 'The River City People',
and in 1993 joined 'The Singing Ringing Tree', co-writing/producing their
Debut Album, 'Drive' for Elektra Records, which was launched in New
York.In 1995 Alan became the guitarist for The Real People, releasing 4
singles and the album 'What's on the Outside'. Support Tours included
Ocean Colour Scene, Paul Weller, Inxs, Oasis and Travis.
Tony / Adam
Tony's career started in 1980 as bass player & songwriter with
'Sebastian's Men'. Whilst promoting the single 'Horizon' co,produced with
Gil Norton, he toured the UK and recorded a Radio 1 session. 'Horizon'
reached No.11 in the independent charts.
In 1985 Tony co-formed the '16 Tambourines'. He signed a major
recording/publishing contract with BMG/Arista Records and co-wrote the
album 'How Green is your Valley', 2 singles from which entered the
national charts. The 16 Tambourines headlined many UK tours and completed
major stadium tours supporting Squeeze, Wet Wet Wet and Hue & Cry, making numerous appearances on TV/Radio including Radio 1 sessions.
In 1990, with a new line up the '16 Tambourines' became 'The Tambourines'
who toured extensively in the UK and Europe and released 2 independent
singles. Amongst other writing projects Tony went on to form the band
'Catapult', touring the UK performing and recording his own material. He
now runs his own musical production company Catapult Enterprises.
Mark / Larry
Mark's career began signing his first record deal with 'The Skyscrapers'
for Zilch Records in 1979, releasing 3 single's and the album 'Mad Hatters
& Autumn Rain' .
In 1982 Mark fronted his own band 'Cry Cry Cry' which ended in 1983 when
he moved on to form 'Some Party', performing his own songs. The band
signed a managent contract with London based 'Nomis' and recorded demo's
financed by EMI. As a favour to a friend Mark became a backing singer,
originally for a couple of gigs, but continued for 2 years! The band 'One
More Story' released their own independent album and toured the UK. Mark
then joined 'The Tambourines' (with Tony and Alan) chasing the illusive
record deal, recording and touring until "desperation drove the singer off
his bonce!" Soon after, Mark joined 'The Singing Ringing Tree', signing a
publishing deal with Warner Chapel and record deals with Sire, Elektra and
ultimately Elton John's Rocket Records. They played New York and shot a
video in LA before the band finished in the Late 90's.
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