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  • Chris Difford | An unusual world
    we have this right now i don t own any of tomorrow i can t explain yesterday i can only live right here right now in this moment and on this page Chris Difford is a rare breed As a member of one of London s best loved bands the Squeeze co founder has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits such as Cool For Cats Up The

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  • Chris Difford | An unusual world
    2015 All original music it is the first Squeeze record in 15 years No pressure From The Cradle To The Grave is a very exciting project that will also see Squeeze back out on the road in September 2015 Over the course of a 13 album career with Squeeze it was clear from the very beginning that Chris Difford has few peers when it comes to smart pithy lyricism His kitchen sink drama style has drawn plaudits from fans on both sides of the Atlantic while his influence is keenly felt today The likes of Lily Allen Mark Ronson Kasabian Razorlight and The Feeling have all recognised the debt they owe to Squeeze s music and to Difford s way with words while journalists were moved by his winning combination with Glenn Tilbrook to dub the pair The New Lennon and McCartney Chris first learned to stand on his own when he wrote the lyrics for the fictional band Strange Fruit in the 1998 British comedy film Still Crazy for which he won his first Ivor Novello award Since then he has written and contributed lyrics for the likes of Elton John Wet Wet Wet Lisa Stansfield and Bryan Ferry Chris has somehow found time during all this to release three solo albums to date 2003 s I Didn t Get Where I Am and The Last Temptation Of Chris in 2008 Cashmere If You Can was released in 2010 In 2008 super fan Mark Ronson presented Glenn and Chris with the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music while Lily Allen called them the Robert De Niro of music when they received the Nordoff Robbins Icon Award The lineup has been winning fans all over again with gigs and festival appearances at the likes of V Oxygen

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  • Chris Difford | An unusual world
    Town Tattenhall Country UK Tickets please Date 21st August Venue Clumber Park Town Worksop Country UK Date 28th August Venue Carfest Town Overton Country UK Tickets please Date 10th September Venue Blackheath Town London Country UK Date 19th May Venue Crooked Billet Duo Show Town Henley on Thames Country UK Date 20th May Venue Minnack Theatre Duo Show Town Cornwall Country UK Date 16th March Venue Matt Irvin Memorial Town

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  • Chris Difford | An unusual world
    Uncle Alan Recovery plus Builders Tea Set Builders Case Blue suit Riley and Natasha Just the ticket Ron and me Ron and me Bob and me Mark and me Don and me Lou and me DJ s Chalkie Davis Portrush Cradle chaps Riley in NY Me and the balloons Isle Of White Roast glasses peter and me back stage ny cardigan me thin me flowers me and the mrs Yikes

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  • Chris Difford | An unusual world
    passion and love The song enjoyed major radio play in America and helped launch our life there from CBGBs to Madison Square Garden Payment options Inc UK Shipping 82 50 GBP Inc International Shipping 97 50 GBP Is That Love Signed Print Screenprint Edition of 100 Signed by Chris Difford 14 5 x 21 5 75 00 plus delivery More info Is that Love was a song inspired by The Beatles in both lyric and melody It is a wonderful song and I always love playing it on stage it s clever melody always excites SORRY THIS ITEM IS OUT OF STOCK Labelled With Love Signed Print Screenprint Edition of 100 Signed by Chris Difford 14 5 x 21 5 75 00 plus delivery More info This is a lyric taken from the East Side Story album influenced by a photograph I saw by Henri Cartier Bresson I used the image as inspiration It was the first country style song that Squeeze had recorded SORRY THIS ITEM IS OUT OF STOCK Slap And Tickle Signed Print Screenprint Edition of 100 Signed by Chris Difford 14 5 x 21 5 75 00 plus delivery More info This lyric is influenced by Ian Dury who I ve always been a huge fan of His meter and natural talent to observe captured my creative ear This is a very clever print and a wonderful piece of art SORRY THIS ITEM IS OUT OF STOCK Some Fantastic Place Signed Print Screenprint Edition of 100 Signed by Chris Difford 14 5 x 21 5 75 00 plus delivery More info Written about Maxine Barker who inspired Glenn to answer my ad for a guitarist to join a band I had no band but I had an imagination and hope Maxine inspired me to do many things in life she helped me in so many ways and this lyric lives on in her memory Payment options Inc UK Shipping 82 50 GBP Inc International Shipping 97 50 GBP Tempted Signed Print Screenprint Edition of 100 Signed by Chris Difford 14 5 x 21 5 75 00 plus delivery More info Tempted was written on a fag packet on route to Heathrow for another US tour There has been about 60 more since then It is a big song this one in so many ways Payment options Inc UK Shipping 82 50 GBP Inc International Shipping 97 50 GBP Up The Junction Signed Print Screenprint Edition of 100 Signed by Chris Difford 14 5 x 21 5 75 00 plus delivery More info This is taken from Up The Junction a lyric written whilst on tour in America I was missing home and I imagined this life going on 3 000 miles away According to our manager this song would never be a single as it lacked a chorus Today he manages belly dancers and I enjoy the fruits of my labour Payment options Inc UK Shipping 82 50 GBP Inc International Shipping 97 50 GBP When

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  • Chris Difford | An unusual world
    Recent compilations Songwriting Tour Dates Images Merch Blog Social Contact Social Keep in touch with me on social media So what s happening on twitter then 2011 16 Chris Difford

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  • Chris Difford | An unusual world
    Dates Images Merch Blog Social Contact Contact Contact is good and I can think of a few ways you might want to get in touch this being the best way

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