Thrill Collins are a ska/skiffle/lounge/jazz trio that specialise in 80s & 90s songs and are lucky enough to have played all around the world.
The band is not unique in the fact they played their first gig before their first rehearsal. Stepping in at the last minute to save a University ball from the disaster of not having music in the foyer for the last 20 minutes of the event, Robbie & Andrew stepped up and accidentally created a legend; joined onstage by members of several local bands, a drunken thirty-two minute jam defined the beginning of our quest to continue.
Not long after the band finally found their Ringo in local booze-jockey Tristan Del Cahoona. For someone who was essentially bullied into being in a band and learning a new instrument, he's not done too badly.
'Collins can count several regular gig attendees and Andrew's Mum amongst their fans and everyone from Frank Turner to members of the England football and cricket squads (and even members of the royal family) have dared to remain in the same room when they've played...
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