High hopes for tall musician


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Chart hopeful Jinder is hoping to hit the heights as a musical giant - after becoming one of the tallest solo acts to land a record deal.

The singer-songwriter, who has just signed up with Universal Records, is thought to be the loftiest solo star in the UK at 6ft 7ins tall. Jinder, 31, is the same height as blues star Long John Baldry who died in 2005 at the age of 64.

He previously had a deal with Arista records as part of his band The Mercurymen, but their debut album never saw the light of day before they were dropped. He has now signed to Universal-owned Mighty Village Records as a solo performer, with an album, Crumbs Of Comfort, already recorded. His solo single Keep Me In Your Heart is due to