July 24, 2017

What can I say?

Somehow we're older. Older than we ever thought we'd be. Or at least a lot older, a lot quicker.

Marvel was the dream seed for me. It was something we planted and watered and soaked with the sound of our sunshine.

I thought Marvel would go huge. We co...

April 10, 2017

With pubs under huge pressure to break even, let alone make a profit I guess it makes good business sense to put entertainment on in the form of versions of songs that every one knows.

But as a local band writing and performing your own material how do you get yourself...

April 6, 2017

A former Britpop band from Melton Mowbray is reforming for a one-off fundraising show to mark the 20th anniversary of its formation.

Marvel, who regularly played to hundreds of fans in their late 1990s heyday, will take to the stage for the first time in two decades at...

March 7, 2017

Summer 1996 - Freshly graduated and not yet knowing what our place in the world was, Jim and I sat in the White Hart in Melton Mowbray one Friday evening having a quiet beer and quietly realising how we wanted more than Melton had to offer.

Britpop had exploded into lif...

November 14, 2016

Well, what started out as some flippant banter has turned into an all-out, full on, monumental plan to bring Marvel back together to mark the 20th anniversary of the band's inception.

It's been 15 years since Marvel last played - was it the White Hart in Melton - before...

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