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Simon Tong

Full name: Simon Tong

Date of birth: 8 July 1972

Place of birth: Wigan, England


Simon Tong and The Verve

Simon was invited to The Verve in 1996 as guitarist and keyboard player. The initial idea was to replace Nick McCabe after his conflict with Ashcroft. But after McCabe returned Simon still remained with the band until the next break-up in 1999. In 2007 The Verve reunited again, but this time without Simon Tong.


Other musical projects

Simon Tong participated in quite a number of musical projects, the most noticible of which are Blur and Gorillaz.