Personalities | Squeeze | Seventies | Rock

(Vocal group, 1977–82, 1985–99, 2007–present)

This melodic east London quintet showcased the songwriting prowess of Chris Difford (guitar, vocals) and Glenn Tilbrook (vocals, guitar), with Jools Holland (keyboards), Harry Kakoulli (bass) and Gilson Lavis (drums). Cool For Cats (1979) spawned memorable hits with the title track and ‘Up The Junction’. Holland left after Argybargy (1980). The classic East Side Story (1981) was followed by the disappointing Sweets From A Stranger (1982) after which Squeeze disbanded, reforming in 1985 and 2007.

Styles & Forms | Seventies | Rock
Personalities | Status Quo | Seventies | Rock

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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