Les Glover has been entertaining and playing music for 40 years and performing all over the UK and across Europe and has appeared in several TV and dozens of BBC radio shows.
He has played and sang with many top acts including Graham Gouldman (10cc), Ian McNabb, Nick Harper, James Burton (Elvis), John Reilly (Boy on a Dolphin) and for the last 6 years has been the musical sparring partner of Henry Priestman (Yachts, It’s Immaterial, The Christians). His first album, The Love Terrorist “…a collection of songs I can’t recommend highly enough”, came out in 2015 and this year a collaboration with Priestman entitled Six of One & Half a Dozen of the Other, was released to 3, 4 star reviews and a number 13 position in the Mojo playlist chart.
Mark Kermode (BBC 5live) described it as “…a thing of beauty”
In 2018 he recorded a single for the Music Minds Charity along with a host of other musicians including, Steve Nieve (Elvis Costello), Mari Wilson, Thomas Lang, Philip Rambow, Pete Riley and Henry Priestman.
He is the lead singer and guitarist in Don Powell’s Occasional Flames. He has just recorded three singles with the Slade drummer, and is currently working on a follow up album with some shows to follow.
Watch the video for the song “The Ghosts of a Thousand Fishermen” here:
And “Not in My Name” here:
And “Gamble with Love” here:
“Loved up Les, one man, a guitar, and a pile of great songs” – James Watt (BBC Radio Presenter)
‘Men of a certain Age’, “one of many enjoyable numbers on his debut album” – R2 Magazine
“Comes with a sense of irony and self awareness missing from most music” – Boff Walley (Chumbawamba)
‘The Love Terrorist’, “It’s all about the songs, these’ll make you laugh, cry and sing. Great stuff” – Henry Priestman (The Christians/Yachts)
“Henry and Les have great chemistry” – Graham Gouldman (10cc)
“Who?” – Bruce Springsteen
“It’s good to see some quality product from one of life’s nice guys.” – Mike Ainscoe (Sonic Bandwagon)
“Les Glover can’t sing” – John Morris (Amazon)
“Perfectly structured novellas, liberally peppered with moral metaphor . In fact, it’s a collection of songs I can’t recommend enough” – Gary Wilcox (The Quiet Revolution)
“Glover’s attempts at becoming the class clown are both tedious and annoying” – Mr Buckley (Geography)