Like many new wave music artists, Terry Sharpe (vocals, guitar) has root base in punk rock and roll. Nevertheless, the Starjets, the punk music group that Sharpe was an associate of, acquired the misfortune to be in comparison to ’70s teenager heartthrobs the Bay Town Rollers; the Starjets also protected the Archies early within their profession. Sharpe produced the Starjets in 1976 with Sean Martin (bass), Paul Bowen (vocals, guitars), and Liam L’Estrange in Belfast, Ireland. Struggling to property many gigs in Ireland, the group transferred to London, Britain, in 1977. The Starjets had been agreed upon to Epic Information and in 1979 they released their initial LP, God Bless the Starjets. The Starjets toured using the Pipes and Stiff Small Fingers, however they were not able to amass any Best 40 singles. After Bowen still left the music group, he was changed by guitarist Pat Gribben. In 1980, the group began contacting themselves Tango Brigade; nevertheless, artistic differences resulted in a splitup afterwards that calendar year. Sharpe briefly became a member of the Angelic Upstarts for the live record before reuniting with Gribben in the Travels in 1984. The Escapades’ debut recording, Theodore & Close friends, premiered in 1985. Unlike the Starjets, the Escapades accumulated numerous strikes for the U.K. graphs before documenting their last LP, Lions and Tigers and Bears, in 1993.