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Corduroy

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The acid jazz clothing Corduroy assembled singer/keyboardist Scott Addison, his drummer sibling Ben, guitarist Simon Nelson-Smith, and bassist Richard Searle (a former person in ’80s one-hit wonders Doctor & the Medics). Shaped through the ashes from the short-lived Brit-pop group Young boys Wonder, Corduroy performed their initial gig — a one-off New Year’s Eve time — in 1991; the efficiency proved so effective that its people agreed to keep on full-time, shortly signing towards the Acidity Jazz label and issuing their debut LP, the generally instrumental Dad Guy Cat, in 1992. Great Havoc — the soundtrack for an imaginary film — implemented a year afterwards, releasing the U.K. TOP hits “Something in my own Eyesight,” “The Frighteners,” and “London, Britain.” Within the wake of 1994’s Away from Here, however, Acid solution Jazz lowered Corduroy from its roster; following a longer hiatus, the group finally arrived for the Big Kitty label, where they resurfaced in 1997 with THE BRAND NEW You!

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Full Name Corduroy
Music Songs Chow Down, Skirt Alert, Don't Wait for Monday, Very Yeah, January Woman, Electric Soup, Something in My Eye, How To Steal The World, E-Type, You're a Great Way to Fly, The Frighteners, Motorhead, Along the Rooftops, The Corduroy Orgasm Club, 10.28 From Shibuya, Follow That Arab, Harry Palmer, Supercrime, Future High Street, Long Cool & Bubbly, Season of the Rich, High Havoc, Six Plus One, The Girl Who Was Death, Emanuelle In The Jaws Of The Dragon, Breakfast in Love, Summer in My Eye, Winky Wagon, Ayrton Senna, Practice What You Preach, Magic Carpet, Frug In G Major
Albums High Havoc, Dad Man Cat, Out of Here, The New You!, Clik!, Corduroy in Mini! (The Best Of), The Best of the Acid Jazz Years, London, England

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