Tom Cridland is a singer songwriter, podcaster and sustainable fashion designer.
Tom is on a mission to make rock n' roll great again and to become the biggest rock star in the world. He was inspired to start making his own music by his friend, Nigel Olsson, Elton John's legendary drummer. He has recorded at Abbey Road, London and The Village Studios, Los Angeles with the likes of Simply Red's Kenji Suzuki and longtime David Bowie guitarist, Earl Slick. He will support The Stylistics on their UK tour in 2021.
In his Greatest Music of All Time podcast, Tom talks to the greatest artists and bands about their music, and to celebrities who tell him about their favourite records. Tom's guests also give key tips for success and their take on the week's news. Guests have included Annie Lennox, Chance the Rapper, David Guetta, Smokey Robison, Earth, Wind & Fire, Toto, The Temptations, Sir Cliff Richard, David Crosby, Don McLean, Chick Corea, John Oates, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kool & the Gang, Chris Rea, Europe, Level 42, Foreigner, Brooks & Dunn, The Pointer Sisters, Johnny Marr, Gloria Estefan, UB40, Bonnie Tyler and The Hollies.
Tom's 30 Year Clothing designs are always backed with a three decade guarantee, a sustainable fashion ethos intended to encourage you to buy better quality garments that last longer. Conceived with just a £6,000 government start-up loan upon his graduation from University, Tom's sustainable fashion brand now has customers on every continent, has been named a Fortune Cool Company and included on the Sustainia100.
Disclaimer: Tom Cridland wrote this bio himself because no-one else takes him seriously enough to do it for him. A more comprehensive account of his life so far would have encompassed more detail on his many years of binge drinking in karaoke bars.