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Skunk Anansie

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British alternate quartet Skunk Anansie played out what their lead singer, Skin, called clit-rock — an amalgam of rock and dark feminist rage. Pores and skin began performing in senior high school for any classmate’s music group after taking into consideration the present for over annually. Six years from then on band split up, the users of Skunk Anansie (including bass participant Cass, guitarist Ace, and drummer Robbie France, who was simply replaced by Tag Richardson in 1995) fulfilled each other by opportunity. Their name was extracted from the Western Indian folktales of Anansi the Spider-Man, with hook switch of spelling and “Skunk” put into make the name nastier. The group performed its 1st gig at London’s Splash golf club in March 1994, consequently acquiring six weeks to record its debut recording, Paranoid and Sunburnt, in a “haunted home” beyond your town. The band’s 1st single, “Offering Jesus,” was presented around the soundtrack from the film Unusual Days; Stoosh adopted in 1996, and 3 years later on Skunk Anansie came back with Post Orgasmic Chill. They split up in 2001, with Pores and skin moving on to some solo profession (launching Fleshwounds in 2003 and Fake Chemical substance Condition in 2006). The group re-formed in early 2009, playing sold-out displays and documenting three new monitors for the greatest-hits record, Smashes & Trashes. The reunion proceeded to go so well they decided to stay jointly and record a fresh record, Wonderlustre, released in the fall of 2010. The monitor “You Saved Me” in the album was found in Zac Synder’s 2011 film Suckerpunch, in addition to their remix of Björk’s “Military of Me.” Unfortunately, previous drummer Robbie Francis passed on in January 2011 of the ruptured aorta. The music group released its 5th album, Black Visitors, in Sept 2012 and supported it with a thorough European tour. The very first single in the record was “Sad, Sad, Sad.” The group implemented this up with the live record An Acoustic Skunk Anansie: Reside in London, a documenting of their functionality at Cadogan Hall, London in Apr 2013, before their 6th studio work, Anarchytecture, found its way to 2016.

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Full Name Skunk Anansie
Awards Eska Music Awards: Best Rock Group
Music Songs Hedonism, Charlie Big Potato, You’ll Follow Me Down, Secretly, Weak, Twisted, Brazen, I Believed in You, I Can Dream, Selling Jesus, My Ugly Boy, Squander, You Saved Me, Little Baby Swastikkka, Lately, I Hope You Get to Meet Your Hero, Tear the Place Up, All I Want, Death to the Lovers, Because of You, Over the Love, Infidelity, Love Someone Else, 100 Ways to Be a Good Girl, She's My Heroine, Intellectualise My Blackness, My Love Will Fall, God Loves Only You, Yes It's Fucking Political, Tracy’s Flaw, On My Hotel T.V., It Takes Blood & Guts to Be This Cool but I’m Still Just a Cliché
Albums Anarchytecture, An Acoustic Skunk Anansie: Live in London, Black Traffic, Wonderlustre, Smashes and Trashes, Still Hungry, Post Orgasmic Chill, Stoosh, Paranoid & Sunburnt, Brazen 'Weep', Vol. 2
Nominations MTV Europe Music Award for Best Live Act, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Rock, MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act, Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act, Echo Award for Best International Newcomer, International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV Europe


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Mad Fat Diary 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Divorce 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
NeoParadise 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Die Harald Schmidt Show 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sucker Punch 2011 performer: "SEARCH AND DESTROY", "ARMY OF ME"
Music Nuggets 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance Canada 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
T in the Park 2010 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Losers 2010/I performer: "Tear the Place Up"
Hollow Man 2000 performer: "Charlie Big Potato"
Daria 1997-2000 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
El arte de morir 2000 performer: "Charlie Big Potato"
The Lakes 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cruel Intentions 1999 performer: "Secretly"
Skunk Anansie: Charlie Big Potato 1999 Short performer: "Charlie Big Potato"
Brit Awards 1997 1997 TV Special performer: "Teenage Kicks Live" - uncredited
Fresh Pop 1996 TV Series short performer - 1 episode
TFI Friday 1996 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops 1995-1996 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Strange Days 1995 performer: "Selling Jesus", "Feed"
The White Room 1995 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wavelengths 1999 Short soundtrack music

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Taratata 2016 TV Series Themselves
C à vous 2016 TV Series Themselves
NeoParadise 2012 TV Series Themselves
Die Harald Schmidt Show 2012 TV Series Themselves
Music Nuggets 2011 TV Series Themselves
Rock nad Volgoi 2011 2011 TV Movie Themselves
Episódio Especial 2010 TV Series Themselves
T in the Park 2010 2010 TV Series Themselves
Quelli che... il calcio 2009 TV Series Themselves - Performers
MTV Day 2009 2009 TV Movie Herself
Later... With Jools Holland 1999 TV Series Themselves
El séptimo de caballería 1999 TV Series Herself
Brit Awards 1997 1997 TV Special Themselves - Performers
MTV Europe Music Awards 1997 1997 TV Special Themselves
Skattefri lørdag 1997 TV Series Herself
Fresh Pop 1996 TV Series short Themselves
TFI Friday 1996 TV Series Themselves - Performer
Die Harald Schmidt Show 1996 TV Series Themselves
Top of the Pops 1995-1996 TV Series Themselves - Performer / Themselves
The White Room 1995 TV Series Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Video Pool 1996 TV Series Themselves

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