Phil Spalding

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His website is modestly subtitled "Music & Mayhem" - and when I interview Phil Spalding in London this November - I'll ask him why! And if you've been listening to pop music on purpose or by accident, chances are you've heard Phil Spalding. A chameleonic player, composer, writer, and clinician, Mr. Spalding is that rare bassist who serves a multitude of genres with authenticity and a sense of "joie de vivre." A groove, melodic master whose expertise extends to the stage and the studio Phil's credits are astounding: Seal, Sir Mick, Sir Elton, Terence Trent D'Arby, Joe Cocker, Toyah, Mike Oldfield, Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Right Said Fred ("I'm Too Sexy"),  Matthew Sweet, Original Mirrors, Ray Charles, and if I keep dropping names I'll break the internet….

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