The Crookes

Formed 2008.
The Crookes


The Crookes are an indie rock band who formed in Sheffield in 2008. They released their first single "A Collier's Wife" in 2009 as part of the Too Pure singles club, followed by single "Bloodshot Days" that was released on Heist or Hit Records in 2010. Signed to London independent record label Fierce Panda Records, they have subsequently released three albums, Chasing After Ghosts (2011), Hold Fast (2012) and Soapbox (2014), along with an extended EP Dreams Of Another Day (2010).

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Hold Fast

    Hold Fast 2012

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    Purposefully archaic fare that sets toes tapping when it's not sending them to sleep.
  2. Review of Chasing After Ghosts

    Chasing After Ghosts 2011

    Reviewed by Iain Moffatt
    Sheffield indie sorts steal from all the right places on a charming debut.
  3. Review of Dreams of Another Day

    Dreams of Another Day 2010

    Reviewed by Chris White
    The Sheffield newcomers show potential enough to hint at a bright future.
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