Tim Thornton

The Fink drummer who can string a few sentences together

Tim Thornton is a musician and writer from London. His latest novel, Felix Romsey's Afterparty, emerged in June 2018, and concerns a rock festival in the afterlife. His previous books are The Alternative Hero, described by the Guardian as “the indiest book of all time”, and Death of an Unsigned Band. Since 2005 Tim has been the drummer and guitarist for Fink, with whom he has recorded six albums for Ninja Tune and toured internationally. Fink’s music has been featured in The Walking Dead, Suits and The Black List, as well as a climactic scene in the Golden Globe and Oscar- nominated Selma.