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THE BRAND NEW York-based pop group Ivy came together in 1994 when multi-instrumentalist Andy Run after placed an ad within the Town Voice so that they can take up a band. Musician/songwriter Adam Schlesinger solved Chase, for both had shared musical likes — both loved Prefab Sprout as well as …

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Shaped in Liverpool, Britain in 1980, the pop group Dark was primarily a car for singer/songwriter Colin Vearncombe, who 1st emerged at age 16 within the punk unit the Epileptic Tits. The very first incarnation of Dark, comprising Vearncombe along with a cast of private program players, debuted using the …

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And Also the Trees

From a rural village in Worcestershire, England, brothers Simon (vocals) and Justin Jones (electric guitar) formed As well as the Trees in 1979 with bassist Steven Burrows and drummer Nick Havas. In response for an ad with the Cure searching for support rings on their British tour, the Jones brothers …

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Tanita Tikaram

Tanita Tikaram made a splash on both edges from the Atlantic at only 19 yrs . old with her dramatic, singer/songwriter-influenced lyrics. The offspring of Malaysian and Fijian parents, Tikaram transferred to Britain at age group 12 and started writing music as an adolescent. She performed her 1st gig at …

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Josef Salvat

Apparently springing from nowhere at the start of 2013, Australian-born, London-based singer/songwriter Josef Salvat ignited blogs using the release of “This Life.” Gravitating toward pop after developing up on a diet plan of traditional music and ’80s synth pop, while also self-learning to try out piano, Salvat originally penned his …

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Lover Speaks

If Annie Lennox hadn’t covered the Fan Speaks’ “FORGET ABOUT I REALLY LIKE Yous,” the music group could’ve become another forgotten Uk new wave action in the ’80s. The Fan Speaks became a member of the set of one-hit miracles due mainly to record-label indifference; the general public didn’t listen …

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