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Fisherman's Friends release new single

Cornish sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends have released their first single since the tragic death of band member Trevor Grills who died in a freak accident that also killed the band's tour manager.

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Band pay tribute to Trevor Grills

Band members from Fisherman's Friends have paid tribute to their friend and colleague Trevor Grills who died last night:

The Fisherman's Friends announce with great sadness that their friend and fellow band member Trevor Grills passed away last night as a result of severe head injuries inflicted during an accident on Saturday February 9.

Trevor was a much-loved and valued friend to all of us and was an integral part of the Port Isaac community. He will be sadly missed. Our thoughts are with Trevor's family at this very difficult time.

– Fisherman's Friends statement

We are all deeply saddened at losing Trevor.

The Fisherman's Friends are exactly that: life-long partners in all they do and our thoughts and prayers go out to them and Trevor's family and friends.

– Darcus Beese, Island Records

Police were called to the venue shortly before midday on Saturday after a report that two men were trapped under a metal door in the loading bay.

The band's promoter Paul McMullen, was treated by paramedics but was declared dead at the scene.

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