URBAN CREEK is an explosive combination of 4 Country Rock musicians.
CHRIS DEVOTI, the lead guitarist of the band and also backing vocalist studied Music Performance in France and in L.A. , California, before obtaining a 1st prize at the Guitar Institute of Technology in Los Angeles and Tokyo, Japan. After travelling around the globe as a session musician, Chris settled down in Scotland where he performed in many different bands with a wide range of styles, from Jazz to World Music but soon after fell in love with Country Rock and Bluegrass. Chris is renowned in his field and earned a reputation in playing with Hillbilly Deluxe closing many festivals.
NICK MCELHILL is the bassist, mandolin player, lead singer of some songs and also main backing vocalist of the band. He became known playing for many different artists in the UK Blues scene and with Des Walters, Red Canyon and Steve James to name only a few in the Country scene.
TONY SCULLION has been playing for 25 yrs with Blues,Folk, Rock ,Prog Rock and Jazz bands recorded six albums toured Scotland, England and Ireland with various bands,influenced by Buddy Rich,Tony Williams, Neil Peart,Stuart Copeland,Charlie Watts to name but a few ,teaches drums at the Preshal Trust and is happily addicted to Country Rock Music.
Lead singer and rhythm guitarist CRAIG MCELHILL joined Hillbilly Deluxe for a little while after gaining a vast experience touring with with Steve James Band.
URBAN CREEK SONG LIST with tempo
- AMERICAN HONKY TONK BAR ASSOCIATION 145 G
- HILLBILLY DELUXE 73 B
- YOU'LL THINK OF ME 85 Em
- FOLSOM PRISON BLUES 245 E
- JUST TO SEE YOUR SMILE 194 F
- CALLING CAROLINE. 120
- CALL ME THE BREEZE 93 G
-IF YOU'RE GOING THROUGH HELL. 118 G
-EAST BOUND AND DOWN. 117 E
-IT'S GOOD TO BE BACK 100 Am
-YOU'RE MY BETTER HALF. 119 E
-WALKING IN THE COUNTRY. 109 G
-JERRY'S BREAKDOWN mega fast check video on www.chrisdevoti.com (just acoustic) E
-AMAZED 70 E
-HILLBILLY SHOES. 118 D
-RAINING ON SUNDAY 66 F#m
-WELCOME TO THE FAMILY. 169
-COPPERHEAD ROAD. 77 D
-I'M A ROAD HAMMER. 87 C#m
-MR POLICEMAN. 272 G
-LOVE DON'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE 133 G
-CHICKEN FRIED. 150 G
-SWEET HOME ALABAMA 100 C