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Sweet Billy Pilgrim

Sweet Billy Pilgrim (Anthony Bishop (bass, banjo), Tim Elsenburg (songwriter) and Alistair Hamer (percussion)) are an experimental rock band, striding the line between Elbow-like choruses and DIY compositions. Formed in 2003, they defied numerous rejections to release their debut album We Just Did What Happened and No One Came in 2005. Self-produced and self-recorded in a garden shed, it received widespread acclaim and established their intimate, multi-layered sound. 2009's follow-up Twice Born Men garnered five-star reviews, a place in the Sunday Times Top 100 albums ...read more

Sweet Billy Pilgrim (Anthony Bishop (bass, banjo), Tim Elsenburg (songwriter) and Alistair Hamer (percussion)) are an experimental rock band, striding the line between Elbow-like choruses and DIY compositions. Formed in 2003, they defied numerous rejections to release their debut album We Just Did What Happened and No One Came in 2005. Self-produced and self-recorded in a garden shed, it received widespread acclaim and established their intimate, multi-layered sound. 2009's follow-up Twice Born Men garnered five-star reviews, a place in the Sunday Times Top 100 albums list and a Mercury Prize nomination. They have nevertheless only had a small brush with the mainstream so far. In fact they have reached their widest audience through their appearance on series four of the Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd. « hide

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