Draft:Simon Wells (musician)
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|Born||December 11, 1966|
Cricklewood, United Kingdom
|Alma mater||Brighton University|
|Occupation||Singer, songwriter, storyteller and musician.|
After a break from Snuff, Wells went on to form Southport: a mod/punk/soul act who have had a number of members from different 90s punk bands over the years. Wells is also well known as a solo artist; performing under various aliases, including Vortexion, Simon 'Da Vortexion' Wells, The Rise, Headstone Lane and, as himself, Simon Wells.
Wells was born in Cricklewood, London on 11 December 1966 to Ernest Edward Wells, a delivery driver, and Daphne Ida Doreen Wells, a housewife. He attended Braintcroft Primary School, Neasden, and later attended John Kelly Boys School, Neasden.
Wells has three children and lives in Hastings.
|1989||"Not Listening"||Snuff||7" Single|
|1989||No Blancmange Here Live 89||Snuff||LP|
|1991||That's Fine||Snuff||12" EP|
|1991||Kilburn National 27∙11∙90||Snuff||LP|
|1992||Bizarresque EP (I'm Gonna Get You Special Remixes)||Urin 8||7" EP|
|1994||Your Mum, Summer 1994||Your Mum||LP|
|1996||"Bound For Canaan"||Skunk Rock Productions||7" Single|
|1996||Your Mum||Your Mum||EP|
|1997||Caught in Session||Snuff||LP Cassette|
|1997||"This Side Down" / "New Chapter Rd."||Vortexion||12" single|
|1997||Headstone Lane||Headstone Lane||2 x 12" EP|
|1998||"Made my Day"||Jolt||7" single|
|2000||Nothing is Easy||Southport||LP|
|2000||Your Mum||Your Mum||LP|
|2001||"Southport and Longball to No-One Split Single"||Southport||7" split single|
|2001||Christmas Fisting EP||Southport (and others)||EP|
|2001||Should Have Done||Southport (and others)||EP|
|2001||Southport Versus Longball to No-One - International Match 2001||Southport||EP|
|2005||Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other: 1986–2002||Snuff||LP|
|2008||The Leif Ericsson - Southport EP||Southport||EP|
|2009||Cohesive Communities EP||Southport (and others)||EP|
|2014||Light of One||The No Marks||LP|
|2017||Crime of the Scene||Simon Wells||LP|
|2018||A Tribute To Broccoli - R.S.V.P.||Simon Wells||LP|
|2018||Bad Dylan - Masters of Whoa||Simon Wells||LP|
|2019||The Scary Clown Presents The First Five Years||Simon Wells||LP|
Wells has releases on the following record labels: Workers Playtime, Vinyl Solution, Rugger Bugger Discs, Schizo, Shepherd Recordings, EBV, Reinforced Records, Pagoda Recordings, Talkin' Loud, Golf, Household Name Records, Snuffy Smile, Boss Tuneage, Rookie Records, Armchair Music, Yo-Yo, Various Artists, Chopback Music, Fixing A Hole Records, One Step Outside Records, and The Scary Clown.
- Simon Wells - British musician and writer. "Simon Wells on bbc.co.uk", from "bbc.co.uk", retrieved 28 March 2019.
- Simon Wells - Credits. "Simon Wells on AllMusic", from "allmusic.com", retrieved 28 March 2019.
- Sarah Williams, 27 September 2018. "Simon Wells Interview #1: Southport’s Colourful History and How His Solo Career Grew From It", from "Shout Louder", retrieved 2 March 2019.
- Sarah Williams, 28 September 2018. "Simon Wells Interview #2: Touring The Soviet Union with Snuff in the 1980s". from "Shout Louder", retrieved 2 March 2019.
- Pete Wild, 28th June 2017. "Album Review: Simon Wells - Crime of the Scene", from "The Skinny", retrieved 2 March 2019.