Tom Cridland is a fashion designer, entrepreneur, writer, podcaster and singer songwriter.
Tom's sustainable fashion innovations have taken his brand, founded with just a £6,000 government start-up loan upon his graduation from University, to having customers on every continent, being named a Fortune Cool Company and being included on the Sustainia100. Tom's designs include 30 Year Sweatshirts and T-Shirts, and Half Century Jeans, all durable wardrobe staples backed with free repair or replacement guarantees. They underline his sustainable ethos intended to encourage you to buy better quality garments that last longer.
Greatest Music of All Time is the podcast making pop culture great again. Tom has candid and uncensored conversations with cultural icons and public figures about current affairs, how they achieved their success and, of course, their favourite music. Guests have included Annie Lennox, David Guetta, Chance the Rapper, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Tito Jackson of The Jackson 5, Don McLean, David Crosby, Pixies, The Pointer Sisters, Seal, Johnny Marr, Europe, Toto, Styx, Sir Cliff Richard, The Hollies, Earth, Wind & Fire, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kool & the Gang, Chris Rea, Jeff Pilson of Foreigner, Don Felder of the Eagles, The Zombies, B.J. Thomas, UB40, Level 42, Kenji Suzuki of Simply Red, Raphael Saadiq, The Stylistics, Brooks & Dunn, Boyz II Men, ABC, Keane, Ronan Keating, 10cc, Bonnie Tyler, Luis Fonsi, Duke Dumont, Steve Harley, Dave Stewart, Gloria Estefan, Brian McKnight, John Oates, Roisin Murphy, Chick Corea, Boney M, Douglas Murray, Olivia Arben, Lisa Ann, Jeffrey Archer and Rose McGowan.
Tom Cridland is on a mission to make rock n' roll great again and become the greatest 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. In 2019 he played a gig in all 48 contiguous US states. He will support The Stylistics on their UK tour in 2021.
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.