Who managed Fishermans Friends? His manager, Ian Brown, who was also intrigued, came to Cornwall to hear them sing, and eventually helped secure them a £1m recording contract with Universal Music. In 2010 the band’s debut album made the top 10, selling 150,000 copies.
Which two Fishermans friends died? A Cornish shanty group singer injured in a music venue accident has died. Fisherman’s Friends singer Trevor Grills suffered critical injuries after being hit by a falling metal door at G Live in Guildford, Surrey, on Saturday. The group said Mr Grills, 54, from Port Isaac, died of severe head injuries.
Did Fishermans Friends make any money? The group’s first Universal album, Port Isaac’s Fisherman’s Friends, was released in 2010 and made the Top Ten, earning a gold disc for sales of 100,000 and sparking a fresh interest in folk music. But with eight singers to share the earnings, none of them has got rich from fame.
Are Fishermans friends a real band? The Fisherman’s Friends are a folk music group from Port Isaac, Cornwall, who sing sea shanties. They have been performing locally since 1995, and signed a record deal with Universal Music in March 2010.