Jim Reid

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Jim ReidOn stage with Jesus and Mary Chain, 22 May 2007
Background informationBorn29 December 1961 Glasgow, ScotlandGenresAlternative rockOccupationsSingerInstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass guitar, synthesizersYears active1983–presentLabelsCreation, Blanco y Negro, Sub Pop, Planting Seeds, Outafocus, House of RecordsAssociated actsJesus and Mary Chain,Freeheat
Jim Reid (born 29 December 1961) is the lead singer for the alternative rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain, which he formed with his elder brother and guitarist William Reid.[1]



Contents

1 Musical career
1.1 The Jesus and Mary Chain
1.2 Freeheat
1.3 Solo

2 Personal life
3 Discography
3.1 The Jesus and Mary Chain
3.2 Freeheat
3.3 Solo

4 References


Musical career
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Main article: The Jesus and Mary Chain
Reid is the lead singer and founding member of the alternative rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain. They released six studio albums before they split up in 1999. They reformed in March 2007.
Freeheat
Main article: Freeheat
Reid went on to form the band Freeheat with former Mary Chain drummer Nick Sanderson and guitarist Ben Lurie. Freeheat did several tours and released an EP, Retox, before the members went their separate ways in 2003.
Solo
Reid released his first solo single “Song for a Secret” in 2005 on the Transistor record label, and released a follow up called “Dead End Kids” in July 2006 also on Transistor. Since April 2006 he has been playing with a new band that features Phil King (Felt, Lush, Jesus and Mary Chain) on lead guitar, Loz Colbert (Ride) on drums and Mark Crozer on bass. The band has performed his new material at several low key gigs including Whelans in Dublin and, more recently, the Carling Bar Academy in Islington.
Personal life
Reid was born in East Kilbride, Scotland. He now lives in Devon with his wife Julie, and daughters Simone (born 2003) and Candice (born 2007).[2]
Discography
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Main article: The Jesus and Mary Chain discography
Freeheat
Main article: Freeheat
Solo
“Song for a Secret" – single (2005)
“Dead End Kids" – single (2006)
References
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Jim Reid

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jim ReidJim Reid.jpg
On stage with Jesus and Mary Chain, 22 May 2007
Background informationBorn29 December 1961 
Glasgow, ScotlandGenresAlternative rockOccupationsSingerInstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass guitar, synthesizersYears active1983–presentLabelsCreationBlanco y NegroSub Pop, Planting Seeds, Outafocus, House of RecordsAssociated actsJesus and Mary Chain,Freeheat

Jim Reid (born 29 December 1961) is the lead singer for the alternative rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain, which he formed with his elder brother and guitarist William Reid.[1]

Musical career

The Jesus and Mary Chain

Reid is the lead singer and founding member of the alternative rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain. They released six studio albums before they split up in 1999. They reformed in March 2007.

Freeheat

Reid went on to form the band Freeheat with former Mary Chain drummer Nick Sanderson and guitarist Ben Lurie. Freeheat did several tours and released an EP, Retox, before the members went their separate ways in 2003.

Solo

Reid released his first solo single “Song for a Secret” in 2005 on the Transistor record label, and released a follow up called “Dead End Kids” in July 2006 also on Transistor. Since April 2006 he has been playing with a new band that features Phil King (FeltLush, Jesus and Mary Chain) on lead guitar, Loz Colbert (Ride) on drums and Mark Crozer on bass. The band has performed his new material at several low key gigs including Whelans in Dublin and, more recently, the Carling Bar Academy in Islington.

Personal life

Reid was born in East Kilbride, Scotland. He now lives in Devon with his wife Julie, and daughters Simone (born 2003) and Candice (born 2007).[2]

Discography

The Jesus and Mary Chain

Freeheat

Solo

References

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