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Sniff ‘n’ the Tears

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Best remembered because of their 1978 hit “Driver’s Chair,” London-based brand-new influx combo Sniff ‘n’ the Tears emerged in the remnants from the little-known Ashes of Moon, which disbanded in 1974 after failing woefully to stir up very much label interest. The average person members from the music group scattered through the middle-’70s, with frontman Paul Roberts turning his focus on painting; however, following ascendance of the brand new influx, drummer Luigi Salvoni confident Roberts to re-form the group with guitarists Mick Dyche and Loz Netto, bassist Nick South, and keyboardist Keith Miller, and in 1978, the recently christened Sniff ‘n’ the Tears started shopping their demonstration. Chiswick agreed upon the music group and released its debut record, Fickle Center, that summer, using the one “Driver’s Chair” learning to be a main hit within the U.S. The Game’s Up made an appearance in 1980, but didn’t make a lot of a industrial influence; when 1981’s Appreciate Action and the next year’s Trip Blue Divide fulfilled a similar destiny, Sniff ‘n’ the Tears disbanded. Within the wake of “Driver’s Chair” suffering from a commercial-driven revival in 1992, Roberts set up a fresh lineup of Sniff ‘n’ the Tears for the Western european tour and a fresh album, No Harm Done. Roberts continuing beneath the moniker Sniff ‘n’ the Tears for 2001’s Underground, after that he retired the music group for another 10 years, reconvening a fresh lineup for 2011’s Downstream.

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Full Name Sniff 'n' the Tears
Music Songs Driver’s Seat, New Lines on Love, Poison Pen Mail, That Final Love, The Driving Beat, What Can Daddy Do, Ride Blue Divide, The Game's Up, Hungry Eyes, Carve Your Name on My Door, Love/Action, Driver's Seat - 12" Version, This Side of the Blue Horizon, The Thrill of It All, Like My Fantasy, Roll the Weight Away, No Damage Done, Like Wildfire, Rock 'n' Roll Music, Steal My Heart, Don't Frighten Me, For What They Promise, Black Money, Company Man, The Hand of Fate, I Need You Now, Life Is A Cold Stone, Only Love To Tempt Me, 5 & Zero, Without Love, Night Owl Prowl, You May Find Your Heart
Albums Fickle Heart, Ride Blue Divide, The Game's Up, No Damage Done, Downstream, Fickle Heart (Plus Two Bonus Cuts), Love / Action, Underground, A Best Of, Love/Action, The Best Of Sniff 'n' The Tears, Live at Rockpalast Metropol, Berlin, Germany 2nd November, 1982, Love/Action / Ride Blue Divide, Retrospective, European Tour / Summer 83


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Everybody Wants Some!! 2016 performer: "Driver's Seat"
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues 2013 performer: "Driver's Seat" - as Snif 'N' The Tears
Grown Ups 2 2013 performer: "Driver's Seat"
Howzat! Kerry Packer's War 2012 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
The Walking Dead 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Paranoia 2011/I Video performer: "Driver's Seat"
Karaoke Dynamo 2008 Short performer: "Driver's Seat" - as Sniff 'N The Tears
Die Hit-Giganten 2008 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Boogie Nights 1997 performer: "Driver's Seat" - as Sniff 'N The Tears
Top of the Pops 1979 TV Series performer - 1 episode

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Die Hit-Giganten 2008 TV Series documentary Themselves
Top of the Pops 1979 TV Series Themselves

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