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Nice 75 was ex-Nirvana member Krist Novoselic’s 1st (albeit short-lived) music group following Kurt Cobain’s 1994 suicide. Novoselic and ex-Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl originally contemplated staying together and focusing on a couple of tunes that Grohl experienced penned, but eventually opted to visit their separate methods (with Grohl using those tunes for the Foo Fighters’ 1st album). IN-MAY of 1994, Novoselic’s then-wife threw a shock party for him, and employed a Venezuelan road singer, Yva NEVADA (who was simply discovered performing outside Pike Road Marketplace in Seattle), to sing “Happy Birthday” in the bash. But NEVADA wound up remaining the remainder from the party and performing Venezuelan folk tracks, which got the vocalist and Novoselic to discussing possibly working jointly soon. Novoselic prepared on creating an record for the vocalist, but following the two started penning original tracks together, both made a decision to form an organization — with NEVADA supposing vocal and bass responsibilities, and Novoselic picking right up a 12-string electric guitar (inspired to take action after hearing the 1994 Diamanda Galás/John Paul Jones work, The Sporting Lifestyle). Acquiring their name from a range within a poem by Theodore Roethke, sporadic concert events whet fans urge for food during 1995 (with drummer Bobby Lurie rounding out the group), as Lovely 75 agreed upon with Nirvana’s previous label, Geffen, immediately after. Ministry drummer Costs Rieflin changed Lurie with time for the periods, which were made by Paul Fox and Ed Thacker, and in addition saw such particular guests as Peter Buck (R.E.M.), Anisa Romero (Sky Cries Mary), Natural herb Alpert, as well as the brass section through the Tonight Show Music group guest in the proceedings. Nonetheless it took a couple of years for the group’s self-titled debut to surface area, and by enough time it had been finally released in 1997, a lot of the duo’s early hype had subsided significantly (while Rieflin have been changed by ex-Shudder to believe period keeper Adam Wade). Credited partly to its pause in momentum, the record failed to create a splash commercially, since it was nearly completely disregarded (it appeared that Nirvana enthusiasts had trouble accepting Lovely 75’s generally experimental, Throwing Muses-esque folk/alt pop), and had not been warmly embraced with the music press. Regardless of the album’s unsatisfactory showing, Lovely 75 prepared on carrying on, and regrouped in 2000 to begin with focus on a sophomore work (after Novoselic completed serving as a short person in the all-star one-off, the No WTO Combo). But by August of the same season, NEVADA and Novoselic got went their separate methods, citing classic “creative distinctions.” Novoselic would go back to the bass electric guitar and form Eye Adrift a 12 months later on (with ex-Meat Puppets vocalist/guitarist Curt Kirkwood and ex-Sublime drummer Bud Gaugh), while Todas las Vegas’ long term musical plans stay unknown during this writing.

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Full Name Sweet 75
Music Songs Ode to Dolly, Cantos de Pilon, Lay Me Down, Bite My Hand, Japan Trees, Poor Kitty, Take Another Stab, Red Dress, Oral Health, Six Years, Bigger Than Love, Nothing, Dogs, Fetch, La Vida
Albums Sweet 75

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1 Band member Brian Connolly died of kidney failure on February 10, 1997, at the age of 52. Mick Tucker died of leukemia in 2002.
2 Members have included Mick Tucker, Steve Priest, Brian Connolly, Frank Torpey, Mick Stewart, Andrew David Scott.



Shameless 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Neds 2010 performer: "Teenage Rampage"
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard 2009 performer: "Fox on the Run"
Life on Mars 2008-2009 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
My Best Friend's Girl 2008 performer: "Love Is Like Oxygen"
American Swing 2008 Documentary performer: "Fox on the Run" - uncredited
One Tree Hill 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Hunting Party 2007 performer: "The Juicer"
Ten Years After (A Short Life Story) 2007 Video short performer: "Ballroom Blitz"
The Sandlot: Heading Home 2007 Video performer: "BALLROOM BLITZ"
Life on Mars 2006-2007 TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Gracie 2007 performer: "Fox on the Run"
Hot Fuzz 2007 performer: "Blockbuster"
Rock Band 2007 Video Game "Ballroom Blitz"
Silence Is Golden 2006 Short performer: "Blockbuster" - as The Sweet
Romanzo criminale 2005 performer: "Ballroom Blitz"
Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story 2005 Documentary performer: "Fox On The Run"
Nearing Grace 2005 performer: "Love is Like Oxygen"
Lords of Dogtown 2005 performer: "Fox on the Run"
Las Vegas 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Daddy Day Care 2003 performer: "Ballroom Blitz"
Anita & Me 2002 performer: "Blockbuster"
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands 2002 performer: "Ballroom Blitz" 1974
When Snooker Ruled the World 2002 TV Movie documentary performer: "Blockbuster!" - uncredited
Fubar 2002 performer: "Blockbuster"
Gangster No. 1 2000 performer: "Blockbuster"
Drive Me Crazy 1999 performer: "Wig Wam Bam"
Detroit Rock City 1999 performer: "Little Willy", "Fox On The Run" - as The Sweet
Pistvakt - en vintersaga 1998 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Girl with Brains in Her Feet 1997 performer: "Funny Funny", "Blockbuster", "Spotlight"
Tohuwabohu 1996-1997 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Bordello of Blood 1996 performer: "Ballroom Blitz" - as The Sweet
Top of the Pops 1974-1995 TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Dazed and Confused 1993 performer: "Fox On The Run"
The Spirit of '76 1990 performer: "Fox On The Run"
Under the Boardwalk 1988 "Ballroom Blitz"
My Best Friend's Birthday 1987 performer: "Ballroom Blitz" 1974
Velvet High 1981 performer: "Fox on the Run" - uncredited
The Stud 1978 performer: "Love Is Like Oxygen" - uncredited
Der Mann, der sich nicht traut 1976 TV Movie performer: "Ballroom Blitz" - uncredited
Diestrammenoi apo tin genna tous 1974 performer: "Blockbuster!" - uncredited
Countdown 1974 TV Series performer - 1 episode
45 1974 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lip Sync Battle 2017 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Molly 2016 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Red Oaks 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall 2014 TV Movie documentary performer: "Ballroom Blitz" - uncredited
Sunshine Superman 2014 Documentary performer: "Love Is Like Oxygen"
One Hit Wonderland 2014 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars 2014 TV Series 1 episode
The Look of Love 2013 performer: "Wig Wam Bam"
Regular Show in Space 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kath & Kimderella 2012 performer: "Fox on the Run" - uncredited
When the Lights Went Out 2012 performer: "Little Willy"
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode



ZDF-Fernsehgarten 2008 TV Series documentary Themselves
Die ultimative Chartshow 2006-2008 TV Series documentary Themselves
Das ZDF-Sommerhitfestival 2001 TV Series Themselves
Disco 1978 TV Series Themselves
Top of the Pops 1971-1978 TV Series Themselves / Fox On The Run / Themselves - Performer / ...
45 1974 TV Series Themselves
Lift Off 1970-1974 TV Series Themselves
Scene 1974 TV Series documentary Themselves
Top 1974 TV Series Themselves
Cilla 1974 TV Series Themselves
Crackerjack! 1973 TV Series Themselves - Guests
The Dave Cash Radio Show 1972 TV Series Themselves

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Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall 2014 TV Movie documentary Themselves
The Native Hue of Resolution 2013 Documentary Themselves
Sir Jimmy Savile at the BBC: How's About That Then? 2011 TV Movie documentary Themselves - Performers
Glam Rock: The DVD 2003 Video Themselves
Top of the Pops: The True Story 2001 TV Movie documentary Themselves
Top of the Pops 1978-1995 TV Series Themselves
Top of the Pops 2 1994 TV Series Themselves
Musikladen 1982 TV Series Themselves
Countdown 1974 TV Series Themselves

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