Stephen Fretwell

Biography

Stephen Fretwell was born in 1982. He grew up in Scunthorpe, a town he once described as having 'no soul'. He went to school there, finding time to hold down a succession of teenage jobs (including working in an abattoir - he didn't last long). As a teenager he persuaded his grandparents, after two years of pestering, to lend him the old guitar they kept hanging around their house (his Grandma made him swear to bring it back every weekend so she could check he was looking after it). Stephen's dad asked a friend of his to teach his son to play. The friend introduced Stephen to Dylan's music, and soon after, he started writing songs for himself, making tapes for friends, and imagining the albums he was going to make some day soon.

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Stephen Fretwell - Man On The Roof

13th August 2007 -

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Stephen Fretwell Man On The Roof Album Review Stephen Fretwell's gold-selling debut, Magpie, still stands as the 21st century's best singer-songriter disc from these shores... Well, maybe until now. Man On The Roof is devastatingly...

Stephen Fretwell, Scar, Video

6th August 2007 -

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Stephen Fretwell Scar Video Stephen Fretwell is set to release his new album Man On The Roof on September 10th. Recorded in New York with producer Eli Janney, these 14 songs are the follow-up...

Stephen Fretwell - Manchester

29th May 2007 -

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Stephen Fretwell & Liam Fray Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester 23/05/07 Live Review A compact setting that has the artist penned in like a baboon in a zoo pen and a stuffy, sound stifling atmosphere would send...

Stephen Fretwell, New York, Audio Stream

22nd March 2006 -

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Stephen Fretwell New York Audio StreamStephen Fretwell has earnt quite a name for himself back home in the UK. His critically acclaimed debut album 'Magpie' has now gone gold (in the UK) & it was...

Stephen Fretwell - with support from Morning Runner (Manchester Ritz)

16th January 2006 -

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Stephen Fretwell Support from Morning Runner (Manchetser Ritz, 12/01/06)Morning Runner prowled into the spotlight and shook up relaxed attendees with their brand of downtrodden and ripping indie. Previous single, the pacing 'Gone Up In Flames'...

Stephen Fretwell - New York - Video Stream

4th October 2005 -

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Stephen FretwellThe new single 'New York'Out Oct 10th On Fiction RecordsStephen Fretwell releases his new single 'New York' on October 10th.Click here to watch the brand new Full length video of "New York" from "Stephen...

Stephen Fretwell - Emily

14th July 2005 -

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Stephen Fretwell - Emily - Video Stream

6th July 2005 -

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Stephen Fretwell - Run - Video Streams

7th February 2005 -

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Stephen Fretwell, Q&As

10th May 2006

Stephen Fretwell Q&A Ok ok, this is a bit of a strange one for contactmusic.com....

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