Born in Salford and raised on romance, The Lottery Winners can be found at the exact midpoint between the North West’s dual musical Meccas. Manchester and Liverpool have claimed many a legendary artist as their own, but more often than not they hailed from somewhere betwixt the two. Somewhere beneath Blake’s ‘dark satanic mills’, somewhere called Leigh, the birthplace of Georgie Fame and the Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley. Its 2016 and Lancashire has done it again, spawning the best live band to emerge from the North West in a generation.
“Being in this band has completely changed my life. I’ve already met a lot of my heroes, and played shows that I’ve never imagined I would. When you’re having a beer with Alex Turner, you know you’re doing the right thing”, Rob states, “I don’t think any of us could comprehend not being in this band and doing what we do, it’s what we love”.