The Crom

From Scottish Music Source


At A Glance

Indie band from Perth

The Crom

Current Members

  • Alan Sweeney: lead vocals/songwriter/rhythm guitar/synth/keys
  • Frankie Sweeney: bass/backing vocals
  • Dan Hardie: lead guitar
  • Lee Fitzpatrick: drums/percussion/backing vocals

Former Members

  • Joel Robertson: lead guitar/backing vocals/keyboards
  • Mike Taylor

The Crom is an indie band from Perth[1]. Their name is taken from the Sweeney brothers growing up on Cromlix Road in Perth[2].


Artist Biography

In November 2021, the band released their debut album, Right On Cue with support and airplay from BBC Scotland, Amazing Radio, Radio Wigwam and Prospect Radio. Between February and September 2022 The Crom have scored four number ones on Prospect Radio.

In 2022 the band embarked on a series of shows all over Scotland in 2022, releasing a single, Silver Spoon, on the 10th of May 2022 which also reached number one on Prospect Radio[3].


Debut album Right On Cue was nominated for SAY Award in 2022.

On the 19th of July 2022, The Crom won a nationwide battle of the bands at The Twa Tams in Perth[4].

The Crom were named Best Indie Rock Act at the 2022 WigWam Online Radio Awards[5].

In 2023, the band were nominated for Best Indie Act at the Lowlands Music Awards[6].


Year Title Type
2021 Right On Cue Album
2022 Silver Spoon Single


  1. The Crom. 'Facebook'.
  2. Small City Big Personality. 'Music to our ears'.
  3. The Crom. by email to Scottish Music Source
  4. The Crom. by email to Scottish Music Source
  5. Daily Record. 'Perth indie rock group head home from London with music award'.
  6. The Crom. 'Facebook post 8 May 2023'.

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