Darryl Hunt

Darryl_HuntDarryl Hunt is the bassist for folk-rock band The Pogues. He joined permanently in 1986, first appearing on the album If I Should Fall From Grace With God.

Darryl started out playing bass with the Nottingham-based Plummet Airlines who formed whilst at art college before going on to sign to Stiff Records with whom they released the double-A side single, “Silver Shirt”/”This Is The World”.

He then sang and played in The Favourites, whose 1979 version of ABBA’s “SOS” was Annie Nightingale’s Single of the Week at the time.

A second single “Anjelica” was released in 1980. He was also a member of PRIDE OF THE CROSS with Cait O’Riordan and Dave Scott, releasing the single “Tommy’s Blue Valentine” on Big Beat in 1985.

“Love You Till The End”, written for the Pogues last album, is sung by Hilary Swank in the film “P.S. I Love You” in which she co-starred in 2007.

Darryl’s band, BISH, produces beautifully crafted pop and you can listen here .

Darryl remains busy with THE POGUES who continue to tour at home and abroad.

 

Tracks by Bish