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Skin Alley

Biography

British isles prog rock act Pores and skin Alley were a farsighted collaboration between Thomas Crimble (keyboards/bass/vocals), Alvin Pope (drums), Krzysztof Henryk Justkiewicz (keyboards), and Bob Adam (sax/guitar). Produced in the past due ’60s, they produced inroads quickly and discovered themselves agreed upon to CBS because of their self-titled debut in 1969. That record, and its own 1970 follow-up, To Pagham & Beyond, noticed the music group in best prog type — a pastiche of folk, jazz, and rock and roll that, although well journeyed by this time around, managed to joy lots of critics using its freshness and vitality. Crimble and Pope shifted later that calendar year and were changed by Nick Graham (previously of Atomic Rooster) and Tony Knight (ex-Bronx Cheer), respectively. With brand-new members set up, Skin Alley’s appear took on a far more refined, mainstream approach and started prominently offering the complicated string, woodwind, and brass agreements of Graham. Their jazz-rock fusion audio was still there, but with decidedly even more polish and style. A change to the Transatlantic label in 1972 heralded the discharge from the band’s third LP,Two Quid Offer, and discovered the group finally attaining some fame over the big drinking water. Stax’s Don Nix wooed Epidermis Alley to Ardent Studios in Memphis to record their 4th (and last) record, 1973’s Skintight, and produced them the very first Western european band to become agreed upon to the usually American soul-oriented imprint. The music group split soon thereafter, with Graham getting the most effective post-Skin career along with his organizations Alibi as well as the Human beings in the first ’80s. In 2006, Castle Music packed Two Quid Offer and Skintight (plus a couple of singles) for any collection called Poor Words & Bad People: The Transatlantic Anthology 1972-73.

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Full Name Skin Alley
Music Songs Living in Sin, Skin Valley Serenade, Sun Music, Mother Please Help Your Child, The Queen of Bad Intentions, Bad Words and Evil People, Big Brother Is Watching You, Take Me to Your Leader's Daughter, Bad Words, Evil People, Country Aire, Easy to Lie, The Demagogue, Nick's Seven, Walking In the Park, Concerto Grosso, Graveyard Shuffle, You Got Me Danglin', A Final Coat, Surprise Awakening, Sweaty Betty, The Heap Turns Human, Night Time, If I Only Had the Time, At a Quarter to One, Instermental, So Glad, What Good Does It Do?, Broken Eggs, So Many People, All Alone, Marsha, Maverick Woman Blues
Albums Two Quid Deal, To Pagham and Beyond, Skintight, Skin Alley


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1 Is ready to embark on a small UK Tour to promote her upcoming album "Fake Chemical State." The album is due for release early 2006 Her new single "Alone In My Room" Will be released as a download on November 7th 2005, and will be available from www.skinmusic.net [October 2005]
2 Finished recording second solo album and released single "Alone in My Room" [October 2005]
3 Was lead singer of the band Skunk Anansie.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Medici: Masters of Florence 2016 TV Series performer: "Renaissance"
My Mad Fat Diary 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice UK 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Divorce 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Losers 2010/I writer: "Tear the Place Up" - as Deborah Ann Dyer
Late Show with David Letterman 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Parlami d'amore 2008 performer: "Tear Down These Houses" / writer: "Tear Down These Houses"
Idols! 2002-2008 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Empire of the Wolves 2005 Titre inédit de Skin ex-chanteuse de SKunk Anansie by Skin, Titre inédit de Skin ex-chanteuse de SKunk Anansie by Skin, writer: "Kill Everything"performer: "Kill Everything"
Idol 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Slovensko hladá SuperStar 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Fastlane TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2002 writer - 1 episode, 2002
Time Flyers 2002 TV Series documentary performer: "Inside" title music
Hotel 2001 performer: "Hunger" / writer: "Hunger"
15 Minutes 2001 performer: "Carmen Queasy" / writer: "Carmen Queasy"
Attraction 2000 performer: "Neat" / writer: "Neat" - as Deborah Dyer
The Princess and the Warrior 2000 performer: "You Can't Find Peace"
Daria 2000 TV Series writer - 1 episode
El arte de morir 2000 writer: "Charlie Big Potato"
Timecode 2000 performer: "Comfort Of Strangers" / writer: "Comfort Of Strangers"
Cruel Intentions 1999 writer: "Secretly"
TFI Friday 1996 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops 1996 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Strange Days 1995 writer: "Selling Jesus", "Feed"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Andron 2015 Anita
Hideous Man 2002 Short
Skunk Anansie: Charlie Big Potato 1999 Short as Deborah Anne Dyer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Truth About Love 2005

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kakania 1989 Short music performer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wright Stuff 2010-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest Panelist
The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself - Skunk Anansie
Music Interview Corner: Webisodes 2012 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Music Nuggets 2011 TV Series Herself
Breakfast 2011 TV Series Herself - Lead Singer, Skunk Anansie
Peter live 2010 TV Series Herself - Guest
Xposé 2008 TV Series Herself
Quelli che... il calcio 2006-2008 TV Series Herself - Performer / Herself
Jensen! 2006 TV Series Herself
Paskvil 2003 TV Series Herself
4Pop 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
Hyppönen Enbuske Experience 2003 TV Series Herself
Barend en Van Dorp 2003 TV Series Herself - Singer
British Style Awards 2003 2003 TV Movie documentary Performer
V Graham Norton 2003 TV Series Herself
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll 2000 Video documentary Herself
Top of the Pops 1995-1999 TV Series Herself
The Righteous Babes 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself
Brit Awards 1997 1997 TV Special Herself
The Chart Show 1996 TV Series Herself - Interviewee
MTV Europe Music Awards 1996 1996 TV Special Herself - Presenter, Best Song Award
TFI Friday 1996 TV Series Herself
The White Room 1995 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Video Pool 1996 TV Series Herself
Oasis: Mad for It! 1996 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself - Skunk Anansie

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 David David di Donatello Awards Best Song (Migliore Canzone) Parlami d'amore (2008) · Andrea Guerra


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