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The Wildhearts rock Birmingham's The Mill for anniversary show - in pictures

By Rebecca Stanley | Music | Published:

The Wildhearts celebrated 25 years since the release of their debut album in Birmingham this week.

The Wildhearts. Pictures by: Dave Cox

Formed in 1989, the Newcastle upon Tyne quartet released Earth vs The Wildhearts in 1993 that featured hit songs such as TV Tan, Greetings from S****ville, Caffeinebomb and Suckerpunch.

Earth vs the Wildhearts was voted the number one album of 1993 by Kerrang! magazine in their yearly poll. In 2006, Kerrang rated it number 20 in a special publication of the best Rock Albums.

The Wildhearts. Pictures by: Dave Cox

The album has been reissued twice: first in 1994, and again in 2010 with several B-sides from the period.

The Wildhearts. Pictures by: Dave Cox

The Wildhearts are currently working on their first full-length studio album in 10 years, a follow-up to 2009 record ¡Chutzpah!

Rebecca Stanley

By Rebecca Stanley
@becci_star

Entertainment journalist for Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Contact me: rebecca.stanley@expressandstar.co.uk

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