Tom Hingley & The Kar-Pets
The Karpets are an Inspiral Carpets tribute band, but a tribute band with a difference: their lead singer Tom Hingley was actually the lead singer with Inspiral Carpets from 1989-2011. Tom sang on all the Inspirals chart hits, including This is How it Feels, Saturn Five, Dragging Me Down, I Want You, She Comes in the Fall and all the songs on the bands four Major label albums - Life (1990) The Beast Inside (1991) Revenge of the Goldfish (1992) and Devilhopping (1994).
Formed in 2016, The Karpets have played barnstorming sets at Shine On Weekender, Embrace’s Secret Festival , Readipop Festival, Vicars Picnic, Rochdale Live, Darwen Live, Festival Too & headline sets at the 100 Club, Audio in Glasgow and over thirty other UK clubs to date.
The band comprises: Tom Hingley (lead vocals), Dickon Kyme Wright on keys & backing vocals, Philip McIntyre on guitar & backing vocals, Ste Pearce on bass and drummer Malcolm Law.