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Brilliant

Excellent, creatively fuelled by ex-Killing Joke bass participant Youth (b. Martin Glover, 27 Dec 1960, Africa), originally shaped in Britain with Paul Ferguson (drums) and Paul Raven (bass). Nevertheless, the latter set soon defected back again to Getting rid of Joke. Another line-up featuring, amongst others, Tin Tin (b. France), Marcus (ex-Lemon Young boys) and Stephan was similarly short-lived. Brilliant, in the meantime, persevered with Youngsters on bass, Jimmy Cauty (pre- KLF) on electric guitar and June Lawrence on vocals. Though neither of the brand new members had been experienced musically, Lawrence got studied style at art college and Cauty have been a prominent comic musician. Much adored with the music press, their singular breakthrough was included with a sumptuous cover edition of James Dark brown’s ‘It’s A Guy’s Guy’s Guy’s Globe’. The Share, Aitken And Waterman -created recording was disappointing and over-produced.

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