Recently reformed Sheffield indie rockers Little Man Tate are due to play their first gigs in eleven years in September. Ahead of the two sold out hometown shows, lead singer Jon Windle chats candidly to Denzil Watson about the group’s split and reformation.
02 Academy, Sheffield
Denzil Watson watches indie guitar act Little Man Tate make a triumphant return after a twelve year absence across two nights at the Sheffield O2 Arena.
Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy (2008)
Stunning second album and return to form from Sheffield-based group Little Man Tate, who, after a succession of disasters, and despite inevitable Arctic Monkeys comparisons, have returned with a record that owes more to the classic Britpop of Pulp
About What You Know (2007)
Infectious and witty indie guitar pop from delightfully unpretentious Sheffield band Little Man Tate
The former front man with much acclaimed Sheffield band Little Man Tate, Jon Windle retired from making music last year, but is now back with his debut solo album. He talks to Denzil Watson about why he had decided to return to the limelight
Little Man Tate
With their self-released debut single 'The Agent' having had massive pre-sales, Sheffield-based guitar act Little Man Tate seem destined to go far. Denzil Watson speaks to the band backstage before a gig in their hometown on a sell-out tour
Little Man Tate/Repomen
100 Club, London, 23/5/2006
Little Man Tate recently played a sold out show at London's 100 Club on their first big national tour. Olga Sladeckova is impressed by energetic sets from both them and support band the Repomen