Reverend and The Makers

Formed 2005.
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Reverend and The Makers chats to Chris Hawkins

Jon McClure from Reverend and The Makers chats to Chris Hawkins about their new album.

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Reverend and The Makers are a band based in Sheffield, Yorkshire. They are signed to Wall of Sound. The band is fronted by Jon McClure, nicknamed "The Reverend".

The band's debut album The State of Things (2007) helped them gain success in Britain, as well as spawning UK Top 10 single "Heavyweight Champion of the World". The band released their second album, A French Kiss in the Chaos (2009), which led to the band being invited to support Oasis on their final tour, playing venues such as Wembley Stadium. The band's third studio album, @Reverend Makers (after the band's Twitter handle), was released in 2012. The band's fourth studio album, Thirty Two, was released in 2014.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of A French Kiss In The Chaos

    A French Kiss In The Chaos 2009

    Reviewed by Lou Thomas
    An accomplished indie album, produced to a high standard.
  2. Review of The State Of Things

    The State Of Things 2007

    Reviewed by David McGuire
    To be heavyweights Reverend & The Makers need to preach a different sermon.
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