Reverend And The Makers

Biography

...And what to say of myself? In the part where you sell yourself like a second hand car and convince those that have never heard that you are the coolest or that you have reinvented the wheel and the like... I'll save the fake spiel and pretense, divert from the formula of 'say this and everyone will think you're the man'.

Truth be told I had a million and one ideas floating round in my mind, the sort of thing that would drive someone crazy if you did nothing about it and beavered away at the 9-5 like a mouse on a wheel. And so you get to looking out of the factory or the office window and in trying to make sense of it the words just come. Tunes get written and ideas typed in outboxes and scrawled on the back of bus tickets until they're given form and become songs.

Maybe you might understand what i'm trying to say. Maybe you'll think its bollocks but you'll enjoy the groove and that??? I wish I could say I loved this band or that singer and that's why i'm doing this, but as I walk down the street I hear every type of song and maybe what i'm trying to say is that it all seeps into your mind somehow, until it all pours out!! If it moves you in someway, even the the tap of a foot then the war is won...

Official words taken from the reverends website.

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Reverend and The Makers - @Reverend_Makers

31st July 2012 -

 Review

It is apt that this review comes almost two months after the release of John "Reverend" McClure's latest full-length, in reference to both it's name and style. The album's title is the band's twitter 'handle',...

Reverend and The Makers - No Soap (In A Dirty War)

17th September 2009 -

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No Soap (In A Dirty War) video from Reverend And The Makers No Soap (In A Dirty War) is the second single from Reverend and The Makers new album A French Kiss in the Chaos...

Reverend and The Makers - A French Kiss In The Chaos

20th July 2009 -

 Review

Review of Reverend & The Makers A French Kiss In The ChaosFresh from their opening slot on the recent Oasis stadium tour, Sheffield's Reverend & The Makers release their second album, the follow up to...

Reverend and The Makers - Silence Is Talking

14th July 2009 -

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Silence Is Talking video from Reverend And The MakersReverend and The Makers new single 'Silence Is Talking', the single is the first from their second album 'A French Kiss In The Chaos' released on 27th...

Reverend & The Makers, Open Your Window Video

13th November 2007 -

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Reverend & The Makers Open Your Window Video McClure and his Makers return with their third single 'Open Your Window', released on 19th November 2007 through Wall Of Sound. Already well and truly established...

Reverend And The Makers - The State Of Things

24th September 2007 -

 Review

Reverend And The Makers The State Of Things Album ReviewReverend And The Makers release one Single and everyone seems to be on their backs straight away, for the right reasons?? Who knows? Alleged big mates...

Secret Garden Party

24th August 2007 -

 Review

Secret Garden PartyReviewSo, what do you want from a festival and what did The Secret Garden Party deliver (in no particular order)? Easy entrance and exit? Tick!Gorgeous setting and surroundings? Tick!Clean toilets? Tick!No queues for...

Reverend And The Makers, He Said He Loved Me Video

21st August 2007 -

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Reverend And The Makers He Said He Loved Me Video Following the huge success of their debut single 'Heavyweight Champion Of The World' - a Top 10 mainstay and summer dancefloor anthem - Sheffield's...

Reverend and the Makers - Heavyweight Champion of the World

13th June 2007 -

 Review

Reverend and the Makers Heavyweight Champion of the WorldSingle ReviewOwing more than a nod to Madchester, Reverend and the Makers, finally swagger into the music world's conscience. It would have been easy to cash in...

Reverend And The Makers, Heavyweight Champion Of The World, Video Stream

9th May 2007 -

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Reverend And The Makers Heavyweight Champion Of The World Video Reverend And The Makers release their debut single 'Heavyweight Champion Of The World' on May 28th 2007. A strapping, intense 25-year-old, over the past couple...

Reverend and The Makers - Fibbers

19th October 2006 -

 Review

Reverend and the MakersFibbers, York8th October 2006Live ReviewThe cosy little scene venue, Fibbers Bar in York is the venue that I make my first and possibly only appearance at a Reverend and the Makers gig...

Reverend and The Makers, Feature

6th March 2006 -

 Review

Reverend and The Makers Ok, so you may be up to your ears in bands coming out of Sheffield (Arctic Monkeys, Little Man Tate, Milburn, The Harrisons and Bromheads Jacket to name but a few),...

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Reverend and The Makers - Glastonbury Festival 2009

9th July 2009

Reverend and the Makers Interview - Glastonbury Festival 2009We caught up with Jon from Reverend...

Reverend and The Makers, Interview

20th March 2006

Reverend and The Makers are an up and coming band hailing from Sheffield. They have...

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