Formed in the punk debris of UK punk group the Adverts, the Explorers noticed Television Smith (b. Timothy Smith, Devon, Britain; vocals) and Tim Cross (electric guitar) match Erik Russell (electric guitar), Colin Stoner (bass) and John Towe (drums). After only 1 gig on the London Marquee in March 1980, Combination give up, and three shows later, Towe implemented fit. With Mel Wesson and Dave Sinclair, respectively, halting the musical difference, the brand new line-up agreed upon to Chiswick Information. The intense ‘Tomahawk Luxury cruise’ was voted One FROM THE Week in Noises music paper, but didn’t chart. On the next 2 yrs, the band documented many singles and an record for the Epic Information subsidiary Kaleidoscope, until Smith shifted to a single career. After documenting ‘Battle Fever’ and Route Five, he produced a new clothing, Cheap, before resuming his single career.