Pooh Sticks

The Pooh Sticks

Last updated: 08 July 2009

Ridiculously over-productive, stupidly catchy and archly clever, Swansea's Pooh Sticks were one of the indie scene's greatest mirror images, a reflection of itself and, as the All Music Guide called them, "rock's most inside joke".

Formed in late 1987 by Huw Williams (although palpably untrue, reported to be the son of ex-Man and Dire Straits drummer Terry Williams, according to urban legend), it was almost as if The Pooh Sticks were a reaction against the studied misanthropy of The Smiths and their depressing ilk.

Read the full Pooh Sticks biography.

Key works

  • Million Seller cover

    Million Seller (1993)

  • The Great White Wonder cover

    The Great White Wonder (1992)

    One of their best works, released in 1992.

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