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The Family Cat

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Created in Yeovil, England in 1988, the loud Family members Kitten comprised vocalist Paul Frederick, guitarists Stephen Jelbert and Tim McVay, bassist John Graves and drummer Kevin Downing. After producing their London debut the next Apr, the group was quickly authorized to the fledgling Poor Girl label, quickly issuing their debut solitary “Tom Verlaine” to common acclaim. With ex-Jam member Rick Buckler managing production tasks, the Family members Cat documented their 1st mini-LP, Inform ‘Em We’re Surfin’, in 1989; the follow-up, “Keep in mind What IT REALLY IS That YOU LIKE,” was also a significant hit in the indie graphs. After launching “A LOCATION Using a Name” by the end of 1990, the Family members Cat jumped towards the Dedicated label, and spent the complete of 1991 on tour and in the studio room. Finally, in 1992 the Steamroller one appeared to advantageous reviews, but small chart interest; an identical fate met the next “Colour Me Gray” and “River of Diamond jewelry,” both which highlighted support vocals from Polly Jean Harvey. After 1992’s Furthest From sunlight LP, the Family members Cat dropped silent for near per year, resurfacing in August 1993 with “Aircraft Backyards.” Another extended tour followed prior to the discharge of 1994’s Magic Occurs; although both “Amazing Reason” and “Goldenbook” narrowly skipped the U.K. Best 40, the music group, having grown annoyed by its insufficient success, separated immediately after the record’s discharge.

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Full Name The Family Cat
Music Songs Colour Me Grey, Steamroller, Airplane Gardens, River of Diamonds, Springing the Atom, Wonderful Excuse, Tom Verlaine, Bring Me the Head of Michael Portillo, Place With a Name, Furthest From the Sun, Amazing Hangover, Goldenbook, Rockbreaking, Gabriel's Wings, Move Over I’ll Drive, From the City to the Sea, With a War, Your Secrets Will Stay Mine, Sandbag Your Heart, Final Mistake, Hamlet for Now, Remember What It Is That You Love, Slept-In Clothes, Too Many Late Nights, Endless Cigarette, Nowhere to Go but Down, Gone, So Long, Fire Music, Albert Hoffman's Bike, Gameshow, And Gone to Heaven, Prog One
Albums Tell 'em We're Surfin', Magic Happens, Furthest From the Sun, Steamroller EP

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